Sheriff Samuel Grimmett

Sheriff Samuel Grimmett

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, April 11, 1847

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Samuel Grimmett

Sheriff Samuel Grimmett succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two weeks earlier when he was ambushed while in the performance of his duties.

The subject who murdered him was lynched by an angry mob.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 27, 1847
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Lynched

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

April 11, 2021

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