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Deputy Craig Allen Dorwart | Morgan County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Morgan County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

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Craig Allen Dorwart

Morgan County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 5, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 8 years, 5 months

Badge # 29

Cause: Automobile accident

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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.

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I cannot believe that it has been twenty one years ago that we lost you. I remember that day like it just happened. There are only a few members still left in the department since then. I heard that your son is following in your footsteps. Please look out for him in these trying times.

Sgt. Tom Rust (ret)
morgan co
December 27, 2015

 

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