Robert Pearce Killed by Berwick Police Department, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
Sixth Street and Utah Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Pearce reportedly attempted to carjack a woman with a BB gun. Police arrived on scene as Pearce made entry into the woman's vehicle, and police shot him, killing him.

Agency: Berwick Police Department, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office

Motive: carjacking

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Robert Pearce

Death Date: June 1, 2021

County: St. Mary

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy weapon

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: foot

Washington Post Database ID: 6898

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