Deputy Sheriff John Nicholas Wiberg II
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Tour of Duty: 14 years
Badge Number: 825
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: N/A
Deputy Wiberg was killed in an automobile accident while responding to an armed robbery call at a casino in Lemon Valley at 0200 hours.
He was responding on U.S. 395 when his patrol car went out of control on the wet pavement. The patrol car crossed into oncoming lanes and collided with another vehicle. Deputy Wiberg was extricated from the wreckage and transported to the Washoe Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Deputy Wiberg had served with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office for 14 years. During his tour with the agency, he had received the agency's Lifesaving Award and Bronze Star. He is survived by his wife and four daughters.