Policeman Charles Robert Sneesby

Policeman Charles Robert Sneesby

Devils Lake Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Wednesday, June 25, 1924

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Charles Robert Sneesby

Policeman Charles Sneesby was shot and killed while investigating burglary call at the United States Post Office in Devils Lake at 502 Fourth Street NE.

He was shot at close range as he entered the building to investigate a light that he observed inside.

A citizen who lived next door observed four men flee the scene in an automobile.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Two apprehended

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