Marion County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 1204
Incident Date: 11/14/2012
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Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on U.S. 68, near Lebanon, at approximately 2:00 am.
As he was approaching the car the driver opened fire with a small caliber handgun, striking Deputy Rakes. Despite being wounded, Deputy Rakes was able to return fire.
The subject fled on foot but was arrested a short time later by members of the Kentucky State Police and Campbellsville Police Department.
Deputy Rakes was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Deputy Rakes had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Office for six years and had previously served with the Lebanon Police Department.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Sheriff Jimmy Clements
Marion County Sheriff's Office
223 North Spaulding Avenue
Lebanon, KY 40033
Phone: (270) 692-3051
Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/21511-deputy-sheriff-anthony-rakes#ixzz2CEKLlOCu