Posse Member Edward Hogle

Posse Member Edward Hogle
Nevada State Police
End of Watch: Sunday, February 26, 1911

Biographical Information:
Age: Unknown
Tour of Duty: 10 days
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Sunday, February 26, 1911
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: Shot and killed



Posse Member Hogle was shot and killed as he rode with a posse who were tracking a group of Indians suspected of murdering four ranchers in Washoe County. The posse located the Indians about forty miles east of Winnemucca. A prolonged shootout ensued in which Hogle and eight of the Indians were killed. Three other Indians were taken into custody. Hogle had been sworn in earlier in Eagleville, California, by the Nevada State Police captain who was in charge of the posse.