Incident

3-27-2020 Nevada Ely 1-1

Location

March 27, 2020

Mile Marker 106
US-93
Ely, Nevada
Geolocation: 39.2534, -114.874

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Sergeant Ben Jenkins
  • Age: 47
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: John Leonard Dabritz
  • Age: 65
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • CV
  • Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)
  • Guns stolen from law enforcement
  • Stolen/Illegally owned gun{s} recovered during arrest/warrant

Notes

NHP trooper shot, killed on US-93 while assisting motorist; driver shot officer, took his uniform and firearm; fled in patrol vehicle; paranoid about COVID-19

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Stolen
  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

Sources

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 19
State House District: 33