Inspector Orville A. Preuster

Inspector Orville A. Preuster

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, March 1, 1925

Orville A. Preuster

Inspector Preuster was killed when a bomb was placed in his vehicle in Niagara Falls, New York. The bomb detonated when he pressed the starter in his car. Inspector Preuster was targeted because of his efforts in combating liquor smuggling along the Canadian border.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Bomb
  • Location New York
  • Weapon Explosives; Bomb
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.


Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 1, 2012

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