Detective Arthur Wendell Oxendine

Detective Arthur Wendell Oxendine

Robeson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, October 1, 1993

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Arthur Wendell Oxendine

Detective Arthur Oxendine was killed when his patrol car was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he was attempting to pass another car on NC 71 four miles north of Maxton.

The truck that hit him fled the scene. The driver and several occupants were arrested several days later. The driver was charged with manslaughter, felonious hit-and-run, and several other driving offenses. The passengers were charged with being accessories after the fact of a felony.

Detective Oxendine had served with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office for 10 years and had previously served with the Scotland County Sheriff's Office for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter


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Thanks for all you and mom have instilled in us during our times together.

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