Deputy Sheriff Eugene Cribley

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Cribley

Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Monday, November 12, 1906

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Eugene Cribley

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Cribley was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary in progress of a hardware store in Dover Plains. As Deputy Cribley entered the store's office he was shot in the torso and killed instantly. The subject fled the scene.

On June 3, 1913, a suspect was arrested in Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania, and charged with Deputy Cribley's murder. He was tried and acquitted.

Deputy Cribley was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Acquitted


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On the 115th anniversary of your death, may you rest in peace.

Jack Smith

November 11, 2021

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