Officer Rank: Reserve Deputy Sheriff
Memorial Panel: 3-W: 28
Department: Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, S.O.
End of Watch: 09/30/2011
Cause: Automobile crash
Length of Service: 20
Reserve Deputy Sheriffs Roberts and Timothy Lowry were killed in an automobile crash while serving a felony warrant. A semi-truck conducted an illegal U-turn over the crest of a hill in the roadway. As the deputies cleared the hill, their patrol vehicle struck the semi-truck that was blocking both lanes of traffic. Both Deputy Roberts and Deputy Lowry died at the scene of the crash.