Deputy Sheriff William Thomas Nye

Deputy Sheriff William Thomas Nye

Robeson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, January 5, 1949

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William Thomas Nye

Deputy Sheriff William Nye suffered a fatal heart attack as he and another deputy walked through a swamp in Sterling Township while preparing to raid a liquor still.

Deputy Nye had served with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

alcohol violation

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Deputy Sheriff Nye,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Robeson County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 5, 2024

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