Deputy Sheriff Thomas Alan Cone

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Alan Cone

Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, January 25, 1990

Thomas Alan Cone

Deputy Cone was killed when his patrol car was hit head-on by a drunk driver on Highway 64 Alternate one mile west of Tarboro. Another officer ahead of him was also struck by the drunk driver but survived.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 25 years in prison on August 15, 1990. He died in prison on July 26, 1996.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Died in prison

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Edgecombe County Sheriff

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