Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 13
Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge
Offender: Sentenced to 25 years to life
Deputy Sheriff Thomas Reuter was shot and killed when he stopped a tractor being driven by a 18-year-old man at approximately midnight. The driver shot him as he approached.
The man was convicted of first degree homicide and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Deputy Reuter had served with the Grant County Sheriff's Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.