Man charged with destroying roadside memorial for fallen Pulaski County sergeant

The department described the act as “dastardly and atrocious”

UPDATE: Feb. 15, 3:22 p.m.

PULASKI COUNTY, Va. - Authorities have arrested the man they say is responsible for destroying a memorial for a Pulaski County sergeant.

John Logan Davidson is charged with reckless driving, destruction of property and leaving the scene of an accident, according to Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney Justin Griffith.


The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding the person(s) responsible for damaging the roadside memorial for Sgt. Perry Hodge. The fallen sheriff’s deputy died last month in a crash.

Sgt. Perry Hodge Roadside Memorial Damage (Courtesy: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office) (Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

It is believed the memorial on Route 11 north of Dublin was damaged in the overnight hours of Saturday into Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.

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