End of Watch: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Friday, April 3, 2009
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Deputy Richard Stiles succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when his patrol car was struck head-on by a pickup truck on Plank Road.
The driver of the pickup truck swerved into Deputy Stiles’ lane to avoid striking a car that was attempting to make a left turn. The driver of the pickup truck was also killed.
Deputy Stiles had served with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Department for one year.
Agency Contact Information
East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Department
11315 Bank Street
Clinton, LA 70722
Phone: (225) 683-8572
Please contact the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.