Captain Charles W. Wells

Captain Charles W. Wells

Newburyport Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, January 15, 1920

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Charles W. Wells

Captain Wells suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting at the scene of a fire. He collapsed after helping firemen perform their duties. He was taken to a nearby home where he died shortly after a physician tended to him.

Captain Wells had served with the agency for 38 years.


  • Age 64
  • Tour 38 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 15, 2020

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