Wade Russell Meisberger Killed by Pennsylvania State Police, U.S. Marshals Service

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
West Beech St and South Church St
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Wade Russell Meisberger was the passenger inside the semi who took over the vehicle while the driver was out of the cab during a traffic stop conducted by U.S. deputy marshals. The suspect was initially wanted for a homicide probation violation. Police chased him across several counties, and the semi's trailer came off during the chase. During a standoff, in which Meisberger allegedly fired at officers, he was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Wade Russell Meisberger

Agency Responsible: Pennsylvania State Police, U.S. Marshals Service

Gender: Male

Age: 48

Race: White

Date of Death: June 29, 2020

County: Luzerne

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5958

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