Patrolman Charles Henry Fenton

Patrolman Charles Henry Fenton

Bethlehem Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, November 14, 1927

Charles Henry Fenton

Patrolman Charles Fenton succumbed to gunshot wounds received two days earlier while attempting to arrest three armed robbery suspects at a home on Columbia Street.

He was ambushed by the three men and shot. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where he later succumbed to his wounds. It is believed that the three suspects were arrested in Ohio several months later.

Patrolman Fenton had served with the Bethlehem Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, parents and nine siblings.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 12, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

investigation, robbery

Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

July 20, 2015

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.