Deputy Brown's Death: One Year Later

Today marks a somber anniversary; it's been one year since Martin County Deputy Charlie Brown was shot and killed in the line of duty.

The fifteen year law enforcement veteran was shot responding to a gunman on Main St. in Williamston. Brown, a narcotics officer, is survived by his wife Cindy and two daughters.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office will observe a moment of silence at 9:15 a.m., which is approximately the time Deputy Brown was fatally shot.

The gunman, Jerry Pace, Jr. was also killed in the shootout.

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  • by matthew Location: grimesland on Dec 8, 2010 at 04:29 PM
    RIP Charlie Brown. May your sacrifice never be forgotten and your family always loved. Thank you for all you did
  • by pirate/hawk Location: G/vegas on Dec 8, 2010 at 04:09 PM
    I had to awesome opprotunity to know Charlie Brown while He was a Leutinant in the Prisons systems. He always had encourageing words for the Correctional Officers that were just starting thier career. He truly loved his family. My friend you are truly missed.
  • by Family Location: Martin County NC on Dec 8, 2010 at 02:41 PM
    Anonymous, Martin County Native and Joseph, The Brown famil does not appreciate your remarks, its hard enough as it is, actually remembering him helps with the healing process
  • by Anonymous on Dec 8, 2010 at 02:19 PM
    I wish they would allow Charlie's Brown wife and kids to have peace. I know they will never forget him, but I know they want to forget this day.
  • by Martin County Native Location: Martin County on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:34 PM
    Thank u Joseph. Well said...
  • by AWS Location: Martin County on Dec 8, 2010 at 08:30 AM
    It 's hard to beleive it's been a year already. You will NEVER be forgotten for the dedication to your community and your country. R.I.P up there with the Angels. Thanks again for everything you did. God Bless your family.
  • by Tracy Location: Greenville on Dec 8, 2010 at 07:54 AM
    I cannot believe it has been a year already since this man trying to do his job and protect our community was killed..God bless his family and just remember that he is protecting yall from a better place now. RIP Deputy Brown
  • by wpd member Location: williamston on Dec 8, 2010 at 07:54 AM
    You are truely missed......
  • by Donna Harrell Location: Ayden on Dec 8, 2010 at 07:21 AM
    My thoughts and prayers continue, especially today, for Charlie's family, friends, former classmates, and co-workers. Charlie was an awesome man from youth until the day he went to meet his Lord and Savior! Those of us who knew him, will always remember him as a hero. Rest in peace, Charlie Brown!
  • by Brother in blue on Dec 8, 2010 at 06:21 AM
    Sometimes justice will never get served. We will always remember the ones who lost their lives on duty while trying to protect the citizens who appreciate and love us and also the ones who hate us. You will always be in out thoughts. Thanks for courage.
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