Deputy Sheriff Rudolpho Filberto Sanchez

Deputy Sheriff Rudolpho Filberto Sanchez

Costilla County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, April 16, 1973

Rudolpho Filberto Sanchez

Deputy Sanchez was shot and killed after responding to a fight at a local bar. While on the scene he was shot with a .22 caliber pistol. Four suspects fled the scene and were later arrested in New Mexico. One of the suspects was tried but was found not guilty.

Deputy Sanchez had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

April 18, 2018

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