Deputy Sheriff Josiah Coates Hazeltine

Deputy Sheriff Josiah Coates Hazeltine

Muskegon County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, November 15, 1908

Josiah Coates Hazeltine

Deputy Sheriff Josiah Hazeltine, Deputy Game Warden Julius Salmonson, and Deputy Game Warden Martin Salmonson, both of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, drowned when the boat they were in capsized in White Lake as they attempted to retrieve an illegal fishing net from the White Lake Channel.

The bodies of all three officers were located approximately 600 feet from the shore after an extensive search.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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