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Officer Austin A. Roberts | New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, New Mexico New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, New Mexico

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Austin A. Roberts

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, New Mexico

End of Watch: Monday, January 4, 1960

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Aircraft accident

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Officer Austin Roberts and Officer Ocie Gray were killed when a plane piloted by Officer Roberts crashed. The officers were dropping hay to starving antelope that were stuck in deep snow in San Miguel County.

Officer Roberts had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

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Officer Ocie C. Gray
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, New Mexico
End of Watch: Monday, January 4, 1960
Cause: Aircraft accident

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Officer Roberts,
On today, the 54th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the State of New Mexico. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Bordef Patrol
January 4, 2014

 

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