Line of Duty Death Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Triche
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Thursday, August 16, 2012 Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 8/16/2012
Suspect: Five in custody
Deputy Jeremy Triche and Deputy Brandon Nielsen were shot and killed while investigating an earlier shooting that injured an officer working an off-duty detail. A vehicle matching the suspect vehicle’s description was located in a trailer park. As deputies interviewed one subject, another subject exited a trailer and opened fire, killing Deputies Triche and Nielsen and wounding another.
Five subjects were taken into custody.
Deputy Triche is survived by his wife and two year-old son.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Sheriff Mike Tregre
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Department
P. O. Box 1600
LaPlace, LA 70069
Phone: (985) 652-9513