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In The Line of Duty Death of Sgt. Ben Bertram

POLICE K9 SGT. BEN BERTRAM and recently retired K9 Partner KUBO. POLICE K9 SGT. BENTON HURLEY “BEN” BERTRAM, 33 YEARS OF AGE, A NINE YEAR VETERAN OFFICER OF THE CHARLESTOWN CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FORMER CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CORRECTIONS OFFICER; DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON DECEMBER 12TH, 2018, WHILE IN PURSUIT OF A FLEEING FELON. SGT. BERTRAM IS SURVIVED BY HIS K9 PARTNERS K9 KUBO AND K9 FRANCO, HIS PARENTS LUKE AND DIANE BERTRAM, SISTER LINDSEY WOLFF, NIECE LILLY WOLFF, BROTHER-IN-LAW MAJOR TIMOTHY WOLFF, ASSISTANT CHIEF OF THE CHARLESTOWN CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND AMANDA ABBOTT. VISITATION WILL BE HELD MONDAY, DECEMBER 17TH, 2018 FROM 1400 TO 1900 HOURS, IN THE CHARLESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL ARENA, #1 PIRATE PLACE, CHARLESTOWN, IN. LIFE CELEBRATION SERVICES, INCLUDING HONORS, WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18TH, 2018, 1100 HOURS, IN THE CHARLESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL ARENA. GRAVE SIDE CEREMONIES AND ESCORT / PROCESSIONAL DETAIL…

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