Robert D. Heberlie
Line of Duty 11/22/1958
CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision
Saturday, November 22, 1958
Officer Robert B. Heberlie was patrolling on Rosemead Boulevard when a vehicle suddenly turned left, striking Heberlies motorcycle broadside, killing the 31-year-old patrol officer. The motorist was charged with felony drunk driving and manslaughter. Heberlie had joined the CHP only seven months earlier after leaving the Los Angeles Police Department. The El Monte Area office was his first CHP assignment.