Town Marshal John T. Arnold

Town Marshal John T. Arnold

Colusa Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, March 4, 1878

John T. Arnold

Marshal Arnold was shot and killed while serving a warrant.

Marshal Arnold was issued a magistrate's warrant for the arrest of a suspect wanted for a misdemeanor. The suspect saw Marshal Arnold walking toward him and he drew a revolver and shot Marshal Arnold four times, killing him.

Marshal Arnold had served with the Colusa County Sheriff's Department for 10 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace my brother.

S.R. Arnold 1634

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Plano, TX. PD

October 5, 2012

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