Marshal David Snodgrass

Marshal David Snodgrass

Crestline Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, April 21, 1882

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David Snodgrass

Marshal David Snodgrass was shot and killed by a 21 year-old man he attempted to arrest for burglary.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in the Ohio Penitentiary July 26, 1882.

Marshal Snodgrass was a U.S. Army veteran of the Civil War. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

arrest attempt, burglary

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Marshal Snodgrass,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the Union Army during the Civil War.


United States Border Patrol

April 21, 2022

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