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- May. 26, 1978 -
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Oklahoma Highway Patrol Patch
Resided: OK, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: May. 26, 1978
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 37 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Oklahoma Highway Patrol
3600 N. MLK Blvd.   
Oklahoma City, OK   73136   USA
(405)425-2424
County: Oklahoma
Dept. Type: State/Police
Hero's Rank: Second Lieutenant
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
Badge: 88
On The Job: 12 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: OK   USA   Fri. May. 26, 1978
Summary: Lieutenant Grimes, Trooper Houston Summers, and Trooper Billy Young were shot and killed while attempting to apprehend two escapees who were wanted for several murders since their escape. Trooper Summers and Trooper Young were shot and killed while on a roving patrol of a county road when they came across the suspects in a recently stolen truck. Both troopers were killed in the ensuing gun battle. Lieutenant Grimes and his partner were being directed into the area by aircraft when they too were ambushed. Lieutenant Grimes was killed in the ensuing gun battle and his partner was wounded. Both suspects were eventually shot and killed by other officers. Lieutenant Grimes had been with the agency for 12 years.

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