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Eaton County Sheriff

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Sheriff Tom Reich

1025 Independence Blvd
Charlotte, Michigan 48813

517-543-3512 or 517-372-8217

 

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Deputy Platt

On December 16, 1927 at 2:00 a.m., Deputy Cleo Platt and his wife were walking home in downtown Charlotte when he stopped to assist a motorist.

Noticing stolen items from a local store in the vehicle, Deputy Platt sent his wife home and was subsequently shot

in the shoulder and abdomen by the suspect while Deputy Platt was attempting to effect an arrest.

Deputy Platt was married and had two young children.

The murderer and his accomplice were apprehended, convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life at hard labor.


 

Deputy Dean_Foster

On January 1, 1967 at 4:58 p.m., Deputy Dean Foster reponded to a call of suspicious activity at a Delta Township gas station.

Upon arriving, an armed robbery was in progress and Deputy Foster was shot seven times at close range.

Deputy Foster had been recently married.

The suspects were apprehended in New York, convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.


 

Deputy Rice

 

On December 10, 1985 at 8:55 p.m., Deputy Don Rice was assisting stranded motorists on US-27 between

Charlotte and Potterville when he was struck and killed instantly by a hit and run drunk driver.

Deputy Rice was married and the loving father of two young daughters.

The drunk driver was apprehended, convicted of manslaughter and sentenced ten to fifteen years.

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Either of these forms can be mailed to us at 1025 Independence Blvd, Charlotte, MI 48813, Faxed to 517-543-2922

or emailed to treich@eatoncounty.org and they will be put on file with Central Dispatch  

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