Sergeant Charles William Puckett

Sergeant Charles William Puckett

Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles - Enforcement Division, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, March 28, 1938

Charles William Puckett

Sergeant Charles Puckett succumbed to pneumonia contracted while pursuing and arresting a murder suspect in Southwest Virginia.

On March 14, 1942, the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles was split into the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of State Police. The Virginia State Police assumed highway patrol duties while the Department of Motor Vehicles Enforcement Division assumed investigative duties.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 57

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 29, 2010

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