Category Archives: Storey County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher Sr.

Details:Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher Sr.Storey County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Friday, April 30, 1948Biographical Information:Age: 67Tour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Friday, April 30, 1948Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Hugh Gallagher suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a on foot to a prowler call three blocks from […]

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Deputized Civilian Walter Williams

Details:Deputized Civilian Walter WilliamsStorey County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, July 18, 1868Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 1 dayBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, July 18, 1868Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Committed suicide  Deputy Williams was shot and killed while riding with a posse to arrest a suspected thief. The suspect committed suicide after being […]

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Sheriff George Rogers

Details:Sheriff George RogersLincoln County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, March 1, 1866Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 3 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, March 1, 1866Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Executed  Sheriff Rogers was shot and killed by Indians while en route to recover stolen items in the area of Mountain Meadows. Sheriff […]

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Jailer Uriah S. Gregory

Details:Jailer Uriah S. GregoryStorey County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 21, 1866Biographical Information:Age: 71Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: AssaultDate of Incident: Thursday, June 21, 1866Weapon Used: Edged weapon, glass shardSuspect Info: Unknown  Jailer Gregory succumbed to injuries sustained several days earlier when he was attacked by two inmates who were attempting to escape from the […]

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