Category Archives: Eureka County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff James Rattazzi

Details:Sheriff James RattazziEureka County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 6, 1938Biographical Information:Age: 42Tour of Duty: 12 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 6, 1938Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Sheriff Rattazzi was killed in an automobile accident while returning to Eureka after going to Palisade on business. The accident occurred one mile north of Eureka.Sheriff […]

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Deputy Ernest Evans

Details:Deputy Ernest EvansEureka County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, October 17, 1907Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, October 17, 1907Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Evans was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at the local train station. He encountered two men attempting to […]

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