Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years, 5 months
Badge # 29
Cause: Automobile accident
Deputy Craig Dorwart was killed in an accident near Franklin during a snowstorm while en route to an undercover narcotics stakeout.
Deputy Dorwart had served with the Morgan County Sheriff's Department for nearly 8½ years and was assigned as a detective to the Central Illinois Drug Task Force. He was also a member of the Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Deputy Dorwart was survived by his wife, 3-year-old son and parents.
In 2006, the section of Illinois Route 104 between Waverly and Jacksonville in Morgan County was designated the Deputy Craig A. Dorwart Memorial Highway in his honor.