Deputy Sheriff Charles Allen VanMeter

Deputy Sheriff Charles Allen VanMeter

Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 26, 2011

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Charles Allen VanMeter

Deputy Charles VanMeter was killed in an automobile accident on State Highway 6, in Manvel, at approximately 10:30 pm.

An eastbound pickup truck caused a collision when it turned left off of Highway 6 to enter a gas station near FM 1128, failing to yield to the oncoming patrol car. Deputy VanMeter, the passenger in the patrol car, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. His partner was flown to a hospital in critical condition.

Deputy VanMeter had served with the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office for five years. He is survived by his parents, sister, and grandparents.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1369

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff VanMeter,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of a Brazoria County. And to your Family and loved ones. I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P:
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 26, 2021

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