Deputy Sheriff Herman Cashwell Butler

Deputy Sheriff Herman Cashwell Butler

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, May 21, 1920

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Herman Cashwell Butler

Deputy Herman Butler was shot and killed and Deputy William Moore was shot and mortally wounded as they attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a man wanted for shooting at townspeople. Deputy Moore died two days later.

The suspect was convicted of one count of second degree murder and sentenced to two to 20 years in prison.

Deputy Butler was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 to 20 years

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Deputy Sheriff Butler,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cumberland County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 21, 2020

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