Officer Lewis Ray Beddow
Henrico County Police Department
End of Watch: Sunday, September 8, 1946
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
Date of Incident: Sunday, September 8, 1946
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info: Sentenced to 1 year
Officer Beddow was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop. The drunk driver fled the scene but was later apprehended. He was sentenced to 1 year in jail in connection with Officer Beddow's death.
Officer Beddow had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his expectant wife.