Famed drill instructor and movie star to speak at Fallen Officer's benefit

Famed drill instructor and movie star to speak at Fallen Officer's benefit

May 4th, 2011 by Todd South in Local - Breaking News

Chattanooga Police Sgt. Timothy Chapin

Chattanooga Police Sgt. Timothy Chapin

Former Marine drill instructor and movie actor R. Lee Ermey will speak at an upcoming benefit in honor of fallen Chattanooga police Sgt. Tim Chapin.

The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on May 13 at the Chattanooga Convention Center on 1150 Carter St.

Proceeds from Shooter's Depot-hosted benefit dinner will go to the Chapin Family Memorial Educational Fund.

Chapin was killed April 2 while responding to an armed robbery call at the U.S. Money Shops on Brainerd Road.

Jesse Mathews, 25, was arrested and charged in connection with Chapin's death.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Times Free Press.