Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 9 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Killed in accident
Deputy Sheriff Jerralee Jacobus and Deputy Sheriff Craig Knox were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver.
The deputies were responding to a burglary call when the drunk's vehicle crossed the center line and struck the patrol car, killing both deputies instantly. The drunk driver was also killed in the crash.
Deputy Jacobus had served with the Monterey County Sheriff's Department for 22 months. She is survived by her parents and two sisters.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy Sheriff Craig L. Knox