Deputy Sheriff Andrew Edward Vertolli

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Edward Vertolli

Stark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, April 19, 1975

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Andrew Edward Vertolli

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Vertolli was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup another deputy who was dealing with a suspect who was believed to be armed. His patrol car hydroplaned on the rain-slicked US 62, near State Route 43, and struck a guard rail.

Deputy Vertolli was a member of the National Guard and had served with the Stark County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 4 years, 8 months
  • Badge 18
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

Back up for fellow officer(s), vehicle crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Andrew Edward Vertolli of the Stark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

April 19, 2022

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