Corporal Charles B. Licato Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland End of Watch: Thursday, September 6, 2012

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Corporal Charles B. Licato

Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland
End of Watch: Thursday, September 6, 2012

Biographical Info

Age: 34
Tour of Duty: 14 years
Badge Number: 553

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: September 6, 2012
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Agency Contact Information

Sheriff L. Jesse Bane
Harford County Sheriff’s Office
45 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone: (410) 838-6600

Corporal Charles Licato was killed in a single vehicle crash on Route 1, in Darlington, shortly before 2:30 am.
A citizen called 911 to report the crash and responding deputies discovered Corporal Licato’s department vehicle.
Corporal Licato had served with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years and was assigned to the Apprehension Unit.

A Thursday morning car crash claimed the life of an on-duty Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Police have identified the deputy as a 14-year veteran of the sheriff’s office.

Corporal Charles B. Licato, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle crash in Darlington, police said in a statement.

Licato, a Cecil County resident, had been with the sheriff’s office for 14 years and was most recently assigned to the Apprehension Unit of the Services and Support Bureau, police said.

Around 2:30 a.m. a citizen contacted the sheriff’s office about a car crash in the 4700 block of Conowingo Road in Darlington, Monica Worrell, spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office, said.

The single-car crash involved an on-duty deputy who was at the end of a shift, Worrell said early Thursday.

In 2006, Deputy First Class William H. Beebe Jr. suffered a fatal heart attack in his patrol car while responding to an attempted suicide call




Media Contact(s):
Sgt. Christina Presberry (410) 836-5403

Funeral Arrangements Finalized for Deputy Sheriff

Investigation into Cause of Fatal Accident Continues

(Bel Air, MD – November 29, 2006) — Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Deputy First Class William H. Beebe, Jr. of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. DFC Beebe died in the line-of-duty early yesterday morning while responding to assist other deputies on a call for an attempted suicide. DFC Beebe was 28 years old.

The public may pay their respects to DFC Beebe and his family at the McComas Funeral Home located at 1317 Cokesbury Road in Abingdon on Thursday, November 30, 2006. DFC Beebe will be laid to rest on Friday, December 1, 2006 at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. The arrangements are as follows:

November 30, 2006
McComas Funeral Home
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Memorial Service:
December 1, 2006
St. Ignatius Church
Hickory, Maryland
11:00 a.m.

December 1, 2006
Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens
Timonium, Maryland
Immediately following the memorial service at St. Ignatius Church

Due to the large number of law enforcement officers, public safety officials and the general public expected to attend the funeral, traffic congestion is expected in the Forest Hill and Hickory area of Harford County, as well as the procession rout of the funeral detail from Bel Air to Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.

DFC Beebe was the first Harford County Deputy Sheriff to die in the line-of-duty since June 1899, when Deputy Sheriff Frank Bateman was slain while trying to arrest a drunk and disorderly suspect identified as John Hays.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the “Jesse Kolb College Fund” c/o Freedom Federal Credit Union, 2019 Emmorton Road Bel Air, Maryland 21015.

The Harford County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit continues to investigate the circumstances and probable cause for the accident which claimed DFC Beebe’s life. The investigation may take several weeks.

Click here to view the PDF version of this press release.


2 Responses to “Corporal Charles B. Licato Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland End of Watch: Thursday, September 6, 2012”

  1. 1 Joaquin "Jack" Garcia, Retired FBI Agent September 6, 2012 at 15:23

    Rest in peace my Brother!
    “Blessed are the Peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God.” Matthew 5:9

  2. 2 Joan Parker September 6, 2012 at 15:59

    Rest In Peace Corporal Licato…

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