Circumstances of Death
Prohibition Agents Cary Dorsey Freeman and Howard Fisher were executing a search warrant at the home of James Chambers in Norfolk (Titustown), VA. While the officers were searching the house, Chambers retrieved a hidden gun and killed both agents. Chambers fled, but was later hunted down and killed by a Federal posse.
Agent Freeman joined the Prohibition Unit on June 26, 1922, with an annual salary of $1,500. He had been on the job for only 27 days prior to his death.
Agent Freeman was born in Dinwiddie County, VA. He was survived by his wife, Hazel (née Owen).