Deputy Sheriff Charles Richard Baker, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Charles Richard Baker, Sr.

Somerset County Sheriff's Office, Maine

End of Watch Tuesday, December 28, 1999

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Charles Richard Baker, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Charles Baker was killed in a single vehicle accident while responding to an assistance call.

He was en route to backup a Maine State Police trooper when he lost control of his patrol car and it flipped over on Route 2, in Palmyra. He was ejected from the cruiser and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputy Baker had served with the agency for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and three daughters.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1314

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Deputy Sheriff Baker,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Somerset County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 28, 2019

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