Bio & Incident Details
Breed: Belgian Malinois
Tour: Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: 10/30/2013
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Convicted of aggravated DUI
Police Officer Casey Kohlmeier and his canine, Draco, were killed when their patrol car was struck by another vehicle on I-55, near mile 201, at approximately 9:30 pm.
Their patrol car was in a median turnaround when another vehicle left the northbound lanes and struck them during a period of heavy rain. Officer Kohlmeier and K9 Draco both suffered fatal injuries in the collision.
The driver of the vehicle that caused the collision was convicted of aggravated DUI involving death.
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Police Officer Casey J. Kohlmeier