Deputy Sheriff C. Anthony Rakes

Deputy Sheriff C. Anthony Rakes

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, November 14, 2012

C. Anthony Rakes

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes was shot and killed after stopping behind a vehicle that stopped in the middle of U.S. 68, near Lebanon, at approximately 2:00 am.

As the deputy was approaching the car, the driver shot him with a small caliber handgun.

The subject fled in his vehicle but was arrested a short time later by members of the Kentucky State Police and Campbellsville Police Department.

Deputy Rakes was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

On January 24, 2014, the suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life plus 10 years in prison.

Deputy Rakes had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Office for six years and had previously served with the Lebanon Police Department.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 1204

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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