Deputy Sheriff Louis Harris Estay

Deputy Sheriff Louis Harris Estay

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, November 29, 1953

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Louis Harris Estay

Deputy Sheriff Harry Estay was struck and killed by a drunk driver as he and another deputy were standing on the edge of U.S. Highway 90 approximately one mile east of Boutte.

The two deputies had been patrolling the area in separate vehicles and had stopped to talk on the edge of the roadway. They were both struck by a speeding vehicle driven by a drunk driver. The driver was arrested and charged with negligent homicide.


  • Age 72
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

drunk driver

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Deputy Estay, You are not forgotten by the men and women of Massachusetts Law Enforcement. RIP

Mike Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

August 11, 2023

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