Wednesday’s FBI Seeks Information: September 25, 2019

The FBI is currently seeking additional information concerning the suspects involved in attacks on law enforcement officers.

If you or anyone you know has further information regarding these open cases please contact the FBI at 804-261-1044 or with information that may lead to the identification of the person(s) responsible.

Jeffrey Mitchell

Jeffrey Mitchell: Sacramento County, California – October 27, 2006

Incident Details: In the early hours on October 27, 2006, Deputy Jeffrey Mitchell was patrolling the Sacramento County area when he contacted the County Sheriff dispatch to inform them he was stopping a white Chevrolet van. When the dispatch office tried to contact him several minutes later, Mitchell did not respond.

Local officers were immediately sent to Mitchell’s location only to find he had been fatally wounded. Officer Mitchell had been shot in the head with his own gun after what appeared to be a violent struggle. The search for the suspect began immediately and continues to this day. Officer Mitchell was 38 at the time of his death and is survived by his wife and son.

Reward: No reward offered

Current Leads: Nothing Available

Thomas Wood
Chicago Sun-Times

Thomas T. Wood: Maywood, Illinois – October 23, 2006

Incident Details: As Officer Thomas Wood was sitting in his patrol SUV on October 23, 2006, he was shot in the chest and head by an unknown suspect. The incident occurred at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Erie Street in Maywood, Illinois. Wood would later die due to the gunshot wounds. Authorities believe the gun used in the murder was a .380 caliber pistol.

Wood joined the Maywood Police Department on October 6, 1997, and was 37 years old at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife and five children.

Reward: No reward offered

Current Leads: Nothing Available

Johnny Bowman
American Security Today

Johnny Bowman: Manassas, Virginia – August 19, 1984

Incident Details: While Virginia State Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman was off duty at his home on August 19, 1984, an unknown suspect attacked and stabbed him 45 times. Despite his injuries, he struggled with the assailant, which caused his 2-year-old daughter to wake up. Bowman eventually passed away due to the severity of his stab wounds.

Reward: The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for any new leads that will result in the capture of Trooper Bowman’s killer.

Current Leads: Currently, the case has gone cold although the FBI is offering a reward in to spur new leads.

Again, if you or anyone you know has any information concerning these cases, please contact the FBI’s Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI.