Sergeant Ronald L. Yeazel

Sergeant Ronald L. Yeazel

Hope Mills Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, September 26, 1994

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Ronald L. Yeazel

Sergeant Ronald Yeazel was shot and killed from ambush while eating his meal in his patrol car.

His 41-year-old wife was later arrested, convicted of second degree murder, and sentenced to 15 years in prison. She was paroled on May 23, 2002.

Sergeant Yeazel had served with the Hope Mills Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his two children, parents, and two sisters.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 603

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 2002

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 26, 2020

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