Deputy Sheriff Monte Leroy Matthews

Deputy Sheriff Monte Leroy Matthews

Adams County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

End of Watch Monday, July 6, 2009

Monte Leroy Matthews

Deputy Sheriff Leroy Matthews was killed when his patrol car collided with a minivan as he patrolled Highway 95 in the area of Tamarack, Idaho. His patrol car crossed the center line and struck the minivan head-on.

Deputy Matthews had served with the Adams County Sheriff's Department for five years and had previously served with the Grangeville Police Department.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 2309

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

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