Sheriff L.W. Chiara

Details:
Sheriff L.W. Chiara
Lander County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Friday, July 22, 1932

Biographical Information:
Age: 50
Tour of Duty: 8 months
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, July 22, 1932
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: Unknown

 

 

Sheriff Chiara was shot and killed when he interrupted a car theft in Battle Mountain at approximately 0200 hours. The suspects shot him in the chest and then fled the scene.

Sheriff Chiara also served as night watchman for the town of Battle Mountain.