Detective Charles A. Schuta

Detective Charles A. Schuta

Pelham Manor Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, April 15, 1996

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Charles A. Schuta

Detective Chuck Schuta was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-95 while assisting the New York City Police Department in a vehicle pursuit.

He had stopped traffic and was crossing the street when a bus drove into a stopped truck, and he was crushed in the chain reaction.

The suspects in the pursuit were apprehended and charged with attempted larceny. No charges were filed against the bus driver.

Detective Schuta had served with the Pelham Manor Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with attempted larceny

vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace Detective Schuta.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 18, 2022

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