Constable John S. Wofford

Constable John S. Wofford

Wood County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

End of Watch Monday, February 4, 1907

John S. Wofford

Constable Wofford and his brother, Deputy Sheriff Amos Wofford of the Wood County Sheriff's Department, were shot and killed while they attempted to arrest a father and son for liquor violations. One of the suspects produced a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding both lawmen. Both suspects were also shot and killed by return fire in the incident.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 102nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. What an awful tragedy your family endured losing you and your brother in the same incident.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 4, 2009

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