Town Marshal Jeff L. Haynes

Town Marshal Jeff L. Haynes

Monticello Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, December 25, 1890

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Jeff L. Haynes

Town Marshal Jeff Haynes was shot and killed on Main Street by a subject he had ordered off of the streets earlier in the morning.

The man had been drunk and was harassing other citizens on Christmas morning when Marshal Haynes told him to go home, at which time the man had made threats against him. Marshal Haynes continued his duties and was had gone downtown at about 2:00 pm when the subject confronted him. The two exchanged words before the man drew a Colt revolver and fatally shot Marshal Haynes, killing him instantly.

The county sheriff arrested the subject a short time later.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested

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