Deputy Sheriff Phil Owens

Deputy Sheriff Phil Owens

Wake County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, October 2, 2003

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Phil Owens

Deputy Sheriff Phil Owens was killed in a single-car crash on Angier Road, near Rogers Road, while on patrol.

A passing motorist found his patrol car against a tree at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Deputy Owens had served with the Wake County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He is survived by his wife and 10-year-old daughter.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge B744

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Deputy Sheriff Owens,
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 Wake County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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