Deputy Constable Roby B. Scott

Deputy Constable Roby B. Scott

Floyd County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, February 13, 1926

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Roby B. Scott

Deputy Constable Roby Scott was shot and killed in Garrett, Kentucky.

After murdering Deputy Constable Scott, the subject fled to Wisconsin. On August 12th, 1926, he was involved in the murder of Town Constable George Rutherford, of the Winegar Constable's Office, when Constable Rutherford attempted to serve a warrant at a shack in which he and two other men were operating a still.

All three men were subsequently shot and killed by a posse that was formed after Constable Rutherford was murdered.

Deputy Constable Scott was a U.S. Army veteran. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Your sacrifice was made so many years ago. Evil was, is, and will be a part of life just as goodness such as yours will also be present.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

October 22, 2019

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