Sheriff Verne M. Royse

Sheriff Verne M. Royse

Gooding County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

End of Watch Thursday, August 8, 1968

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Verne M. Royse

Sheriff Verne Royse was thrown from his horse while riding in the parade on Main Street during the County Fair. He struck his head on the pavement, causing a fatal injury.

Sheriff Royse had served with the Gooding County Sheriff's Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Nick mottola

August 8, 2020

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