Patrol Officer Charles Hubert Lee

Patrol Officer Charles Hubert Lee

Clayton Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, December 2, 1972

Add to My Heroes

Charles Hubert Lee

Patrol Officer Charles Lee was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a drunk driver in a parking lot at the intersection of S. Lombard Street and Second Street.

The suspect was sentenced to death but later had his sentenced reduced to life in prison. The suspect died in prison of a drug overdose.

Officer Lee, a U.S. Air Force veteran, had served with the Clayton Police Department for more than two years. He was survived by his wife, son, and 8-month-old daughter.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

arrest, drunk driver

Most Recent Reflection

View all 13 Reflections

Love you daddy.

Your daughter.

December 2, 2018

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.