Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Chief of Police Marvin R. Foltz | East Donegal Township Police Department, Pennsylvania East Donegal Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police

Marvin R. Foltz

East Donegal Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Friday, April 7, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Chief Marvin Foltz was shot and killed during a bank robbery in Maytown, Pennsylvania.

He had gone into the bank and ordered the robbers to put their hands up when he met a fusillade of gunfire. Though wounded, he staggered to the bank steps and emptied his gun at the fleeing robbers.

Three men were arrested and charged with his murder.

The suspect who shot Chief Foltz was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life in prison on June 23, 1967. One of the other two suspects was also convicted of murder and sentenced to life on October 2, 1967.

Chief Foltz was the only full-time employee of the three man department. He is survived by his wife and daughter who had rushed to the scene from their house nearby.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 8 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Not forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Yolanda Trujillo
Corpus Christi (Tx) P.D.
April 7, 2017

 

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

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths