Wesley Rosette

Rank

Sergeant

Date of hire

1936-11-18 00:00

Academy Class

Bio

Sergeant Rosette was killed near Price Utah, in a collision with two trucks on January 31, 1951. Rosette and Grand Junction Sheriff E. E. Redmon were en route to pick up a prisoner for return to Colorado. They met an Eastbound truck passing another Eastbound truck. The passing truck cut in too soon and struck the other truck, which swerved in front of the oncoming Sheriff’s car. The Sheriff was seriously injured, but survived. Rosette was killed instantly.

Memorial service information

Interment: Municipal Cemetery, Grand Junction, Colorado  Grave Space 2, Lot 163, Block 7 in Municipal Section

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