Constable Joseph Trescott

Constable Joseph Trescott

Charleston County Magistrate's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, January 6, 1893

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Joseph Trescott

Constable Joseph Trescott was shot and killed as he and another constable attempted to serve a warrant on a man for attempting to murder a plant foreman at the Wando Phosphate Works.

As the constables attempted to arrest the man he opened fire, killing Constable Trescott and wounding the other constable.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

warrant service

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He is probably a decend of through the Trescott name ,interesting story.

Monique Renee Trescott
Trescott descendant

June 24, 2020

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