Deputy Sheriff Ernest C. Loll

Deputy Sheriff Ernest C. Loll

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Sunday, September 29, 1935

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Ernest C. Loll

Deputy Sheriff Ernest Loll was shot and killed while investigating a report of bird poachers in the area of SW Arnold Street and SW 35th Avenue in Portland. While talking with one suspect he had located he was ambushed by a second suspect. The man was hiding in a nearby bush and shot him with a shotgun.

Both 23-year-old suspects, fled to Moclipse, Washington, where they were later located by members of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police. Both men, were apprehended and returned to Oregon for questioning. They both confessed to their roles in Deputy Loll's murder.

The shooter was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life. His companion was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Both were paroled in 1946.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1946

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