Police Officer Sheena Dae Yarbrough-Powell

Police Officer Sheena Dae Yarbrough-Powell

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, August 9, 2020

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Sheena Dae Yarbrough-Powell

Police Officer Sheena Yarbrough-Powell was killed when her patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk, wrong-way driver on Cardinal Drive near the Highway 347 overpass.

The crash occurred on the divided highway at approximately 2:30 am. Her partner was seriously injured in the crash. The 18-year-old driver of the other vehicle was also injured and was later charged with manslaughter and intoxication assault.

Officer Yarbrough-Powell had served with the Beaumont Police Department for two years. She is survived by her husband.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 114

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

wrong-way driver

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Happy first heavenly birthday work daughter. You haven’t been gone all that long but it feels like forever. I know you are having a much better time than we are down here. I will continue to do my best to keep the promise I made to you.

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Beaumont Police Department

November 22, 2020

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