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Aug. 22, 1934
Caucasian Male / 36 yrs. of age
Lock Haven Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Wed. Aug. 22, 1934
Patrolman Probst was shot and killed as he and a private security detective investigated a suspicious sound from the rear of a building. As Patrolman Probst walked down a darkened alley a suspect shot him in the back twice, then fled.
The suspect then exchanged shots with the private detective and another responding officer, but was able to escape. The man, and an accomplice, were eventually apprehended and convicted of Patrolman Probst's murder.
Patrolman Probst had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.