City Marshal J. Y. Gasche

City Marshal J. Y. Gasche

Pierce City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, February 7, 1971

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J. Y. Gasche

City Marshal Gasche suffered a heart attack when a man he was arresting for burglary resisted arrest. A citizen helping the marshal called for help. The four responding officers found the handcuffed suspect inside the house. All four were needed to subdue the suspect.
City Marshal Gasche also held a commission as a Lawrence County Missouri Deputy Sheriff.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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City Marshal Gasche,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pierce City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 7, 2021

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