Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 17 years
Badge # 705
Offender: Sentenced to life
Sheriff Douglas Kuebel was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance where a man was threatening to kill his wife and family. Sheriff Kuebel was attempting to talk the man into putting down his shotgun when the man suddenly opened fire. Sheriff Kuebel was struck by the shotgun blast and died en route to the hospital. The suspect was captured shortly after and convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Sheriff Kuebel had served as sheriff for 17 years and was survived by his wife and children.