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Police Officer William M. Carrico, Sr. | Carrollton Police Department, Kentucky Carrollton Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer

William M. Carrico, Sr.

Carrollton Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Saturday, September 15, 1951

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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Officer Carrico was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call at the home of an ex-convict. As he and his partner were driving towards the suspects home he shot Officer Carrico with a high powered rifle through the windshield striking him in the head. The suspect fled in a boat across the Ohio River into Indiana.

The 48-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with murder. His trial resulted in a hung jury.

Officer Carrico was survived by his wife and two children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 29th 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
September 16, 2010

 

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