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

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 Charles Richard Baker Sr. will never ever be forgotten. May his soul rest in Heaven. My personal thanks to Deputy Baker's son Rick for his service to our nation.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

April 25, 2018

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