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jderbes

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May 15, 2009
 
Dose anybody know the name of the sheriff who was shot and killed in Pocahontas? And the name of the person who shot him? This is an old event
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Sulphur Springs, TX

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May 15, 2009
 
http://www.myspace.com/theunsungheros2007

go to this site it might help you some not sure
unsung hero 2007

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May 15, 2009
 
Town Marshal John Z. Norris
Randolph County Sheriff's Office
Arkansas
End of Watch: Thursday, March 21, 1901

Biographical Info
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, March 21, 1901
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Lynched

Marshal Norris was shot and killed by a man while attempting to cut a raft loose on a river.

Two days later a mob of more than 200 masked men took the suspect from the county jail and hanged him.
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Daleville, AL

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May 15, 2009
 
unsung hero 2007 wrote:
Town Marshal John Z. Norris
Randolph County Sheriff's Office
Arkansas
End of Watch: Thursday, March 21, 1901
Biographical Info
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, March 21, 1901
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Lynched
Marshal Norris was shot and killed by a man while attempting to cut a raft loose on a river.
Two days later a mob of more than 200 masked men took the suspect from the county jail and hanged him.
Is this what you were looking for, or something more recent. There was another cop killed, I can't think of his name right now, on Pyburn street, in the late 80's or early 90's. The guy shot him and then shot his self in the face. I'm pretty sure the guy that shot him is still in prison.
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Hinesville, GA

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May 15, 2009
 
whatever wrote:
<quoted text>Is this what you were looking for, or something more recent. There was another cop killed, I can't think of his name right now, on Pyburn street, in the late 80's or early 90's. The guy shot him and then shot his self in the face. I'm pretty sure the guy that shot him is still in prison.
that was jsmes ray hand.
jderbes

Pocahontas, AR

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#6
May 15, 2009
 
Thank you, the one I was looking for is the one that was killed in 1901
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#7
May 15, 2009
 
randolph county has a lot of history...a good one to read is about a man named kizer( spelling?) pocahontas didn't have a dog problem and alot of people also lost their lifes...i can't remember the link to this story, but maybe some else does.
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May 15, 2009
 
kno little wrote:
<quoted text>that was jsmes ray hand.
actually the one shot on pyburn was a cop named Scott shot by dwight sulliger in the early 90's. Hand was shot by a guy name Eddie it was in the 80's
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Jonesboro, AR

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May 15, 2009
 
It's called The John R. Kizer Story, "They Died Like Dogs"
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May 15, 2009
 
pokey girl wrote:
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actually the one shot on pyburn was a cop named Scott shot by dwight sulliger in the early 90's. Hand was shot by a guy name Eddie it was in the 80's
Yes. This is what I was refering too.
THEHELLUSAY

Marble Hill, MO

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May 15, 2009
 
Scotty Bennet was shot by Dwight Sullinger on Pyburn and James hand was shot by Eddie Lowery on Marr St.
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May 15, 2009
 
why did they get shot?
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Wentzville, MO

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May 15, 2009
 
pokey girl wrote:
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actually the one shot on pyburn was a cop named Scott shot by dwight sulliger in the early 90's. Hand was shot by a guy name Eddie it was in the 80's
It was Scotty Bennett, he worked for the Pocahontas Police Department, I believe. The man that shot him was named Sullinger and is still in prison as far as I know. Scotty is buried at Maynard and was a close friend of our family.
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Wentzville, MO

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May 15, 2009
 
Guest 2 wrote:
why did they get shot?
Scotty Bennett went on a domestic call and knew the guy. He talked to him and Scotty told him that if he needed him for anything to just call and he would come back to help. He called back, Scotty walked up to the house (against procedure for a domestic disturbance because he knew the guy and didn't feel like he was in danger), and Sullinger came out and shot him.
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Corbin, KY

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May 15, 2009
 
whatever wrote:
<quoted text>Is this what you were looking for, or something more recent. There was another cop killed, I can't think of his name right now, on Pyburn street, in the late 80's or early 90's. The guy shot him and then shot his self in the face. I'm pretty sure the guy that shot him is still in prison.
The cop shot was my cousin Scotty Bennett. The guy that shot him was Dwight Sullinger..he's doing life.
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College Station, TX

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#16
May 17, 2009
 
Let the scumbag rot in prison. ANY thug who murders another needs to hang from a rope! If the hanging tree was still around, there would be less crime. Get a gun permit, obey the law, and stop a criminal from trying to harm you and/or your loved ones.
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Cabot, AR

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May 17, 2009
 

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pokey girl wrote:
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actually the one shot on pyburn was a cop named Scott shot by dwight sulliger in the early 90's. Hand was shot by a guy name Eddie it was in the 80's
Hand was a good man,one of the best.
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#18
Jun 16, 2009
 
jderbes, I can tell you what you want to know about the marshall who was shot. George Chevrie was my husbands great grandfather. He lived on a houseboat on the Black River with his wife and 4 or 5 children. They were poor, so George was a fisherman and also collected loose logs that came drifting by. He would tie them to his houseboat. He was accused of stealing the logs. When the marshall John Norris came by, George warned him not to step on the plank to the boat or he would shoot him, Well, the marshall stepped on the plank and George shot him in the head, killing him. They put George in the jailhouse, a mob formed a day or two later and rammed the door in, John Kizer was supposed to protect George, but could not stand up to all the men coming through the door. They took George and hung him on a bridge on March 23, 1901. fox-laura@att.net
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Big Spring, TX

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#19
Jun 16, 2009
 
i didn't know that john kizer had a part in this story.
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Jun 16, 2009
 

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