Deputy Sheriff Robby James Acosta

Deputy Sheriff Robby James Acosta

Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Robby James Acosta

Deputy Sheriff Robby Acosta died approximately six months after being bitten by a poisonous Brown Recluse spider while he was on water patrol.

The spider bite left poisonous venom in Deputy Acosta's blood that caused him to develop complications from which he died.

Deputy Acosta is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Thursday, October 14, 1999

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 6, 2015

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