Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber
Offender: Released from prison
Officer Russell Mestdagh was shot and killed during a robbery at a drug store. He was shot in the chest as he confronted the suspect inside the store.
The suspect was apprehended, served his sentence, and has since been released.
Officer Mestdagh had served with the agency for 3 years and had served with the United States Army. He was survived by his son.