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Patrolman George Alden Wright | Mount Pleasant Police Department, Iowa Mount Pleasant Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman

George Alden Wright

Mount Pleasant Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Thursday, December 3, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Charged with murde

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Patrolman Wright was killed when he was intentionally crushed between a vehicle and a tree. Patrolman Wright had followed a suspect wanted for writing bad checks to Fairfield. When he attempted to apprehend the suspect the man fled in an automobile and Patrolman Wright jumped on the running board. The man then intentionally rammed him into a tree, causing fatal injuries. The suspect was apprehended a short time later and charged with murder.

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This was my great great grandfather. I'm proud of this man for his service and his bravery.

Bailey
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July 5, 2015

 

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