Deputy Sheriff David Anthony Abella

Deputy Sheriff David Anthony Abella

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, April 21, 2004

David Anthony Abella

Deputy David Abella was killed in an automobile accident on 50th Street while responding to a call at a local convenience store.

He was attempting to pass a tractor trailer when he lost control of his patrol car and struck a utility pole. The deputy was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Abella had served with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office for 1 year. He is survived by his wife, three children, parents, brother, and sister.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 4234

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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My lil’ David I miss
You so
So much. When I
Not working I
Have too much time
To think. I love you so much and have you with me at all times. Your son Shawn is in the Navy and Alissa will start southeastern university soon. How wonderful that the Gold Shield gave her an 85,000. Scholarship and will support her along her journey. She also got 2000 from your memorial foundation and constant support along the way. Alexis is so precious as well. I love you my son now and forever.


July 15, 2018

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