Deputy Sheriff Franklin Jay Minnie, Sr.
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1997
Tour of Duty: 10 years
Badge Number: Unknown
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Sunday, June 1, 1997
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unavailable
Deputy Minnie was killed in an accident as he was pursuing a trespassing suspect. As Deputy Minnie was passing a tractor trailer, a piece of debris struck his motorcycle, causing him to lose control when he struck the median.