Deputy Sheriff Charles Smith

Deputy Sheriff Charles Smith

Pike County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, March 19, 1911

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Charles Smith

Deputy Sheriff Charles Smith was shot and killed when he accompanied two United States deputy marshals in an attempt to arrest a moonshiner at his home at Long Fork.

The man surrendered to the officers who were then confronted by the man's mother and two sisters. The women opened fire on the officers, fatally wounding Deputy Smith.

Deputy Smith was a widower.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Arrested

alcohol violation, warrant service

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