Special Deputy Sheriff William C. Callahan

Special Deputy Sheriff William C. Callahan

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, February 24, 1923

William C. Callahan

Special Deputy Sheriff William Callahan was shot and fatally wounded by a bootlegger he was attempting to arrest near Victory Lake. He was taken to Highsmith Hospital in Fayetteville where he died four hours later. The suspect, apprehended a week later, was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 20 to 30 years in prison. He was paroled November 23, 1926.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1826

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