Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 9 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 6/1/1980
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Suspect: Killed in accident
Deputy Jerralee Jacobus and Deputy 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 accident.
Deputy Jacobus had been employed 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