Deputy Sheriff L. D. Weaver

Deputy Sheriff L. D. Weaver

Phillips County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 29, 1948

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L. D. Weaver

Deputy L.D. Weaver was shot and killed when he and another deputy attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a man.

The subject grabbed a pistol from the pocket of a coat hanging on a wall and shot Deputy Weaver, killing him instantly. The other deputy shot and killed the subject.

Deputy Weaver had served with the Phillips County Sheriff's Department for two years and. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Weaver.
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Phillips County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 29, 2023

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