Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky End of Watch: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes | Marion County Sheriff's Office, KentuckyMarion County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes

Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Biographical Info

Age:
Tour of Duty: 6 years
Badge Number: 1204

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: November 14, 2012
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Apprehended

Agency Contact Information

Sheriff Jimmy Clements
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
223 North Spaulding Avenue
Suite 101
Lebanon, KY 40033
Phone: (270) 692-3051

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on U.S. 68, near Lebanon, at approximately 2:00 am.
As he was approaching the car the driver opened fire with a small caliber handgun, striking Deputy Rakes. Despite being wounded, Deputy Rakes was able to return fire.
The subject fled on foot but was arrested a short time later by members of the Kentucky State Police and Campbellsville Police Department.
Deputy Rakes was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Deputy Rakes had served with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office for six years and had previously served with the Lebanon Police Department.

By TFC Wm. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY
LEBANON, KY – The Kentucky State Police are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 2amET this morning. The incident occurred when Marion County Deputy Anthony Raikes initiated a traffic stop on a 2007 KIA.
Deputy Raikes was shot during the stop and died at Springview Hospital in Lebanon, KY, while in surgery.
He was a 6 year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff’s Department and had previously served with the Lebanon Police Department.
The suspect, 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp, of McDaniel, KY was later arrested in the limits of Campbellsville on a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police and officers from the Campbellsville Police Department. Shipp was transported to Taylor County Hospital to be treated for a leg injury. – TFC WM. GREGORY

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2 Responses to “Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky End of Watch: Wednesday, November 14, 2012”


  1. 1 Ron November 14, 2012 at 10:19

    Very sad. He has a fine deputy and a nice guy.

  2. 2 Joan Parker November 14, 2012 at 17:03

    REST IN PEACE Deputy Rakes…


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