|Death: ||Mar. 22, 2006|
New Mexico, USA
Deputy James McGrane was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Highway 337.
Deputy McGrane was shot twice while making contact with the driver of the vehicle. Within minutes of Deputy McGrane calling in the stop, witnesses in the area reported hearing two gunshots and seeing a white pickup flee the scene.
The suspect had previously served at least six years in jail on unrelated charges and is also wanted in connection with a murder that took place in November 2005. He remains at large.
Deputy McGrane had served with the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department for 2 1/2 years. He had previously served with the New Mexico State Police and United States Postal Inspection Service for a total of 10 1/2 years. He is survived by his wife and parents.
Created by: Darla Mays (Rodeogirl73)
Record added: Mar 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13718861
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and may perpetual light shine upon him.|
Added: May. 11, 2013
Added: Oct. 14, 2009
God bless your heart and soul, Mr. McGrane. Thank you for your service to our great State of New Mexico. Be with God now, sir...|
Added: Mar. 31, 2006