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Deputy Sheriff Loren J. Veley | Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York

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Loren J. Veley

Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, September 8, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 59

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/7/1912

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Veley was shot and killed after responding to the sounds of an explosion. He was on patrol when he heard the explosion and discovered that several men had bombed the safe at the post office. As he investigated the scene he was shot in the abdomen. He was able to walk to a local doctor's office but succumbed to the wound the following day. One suspect was apprehended.

Deputy Veley was survived by his wife and child.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
September 8, 2010


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