Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 months
Badge # 2317
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Killed in collision
Deputy Michael Lassiter was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle driven by a drunk driver.
The incident occurred on Highway 84, about two miles east of Andalusia, at 2:45 am. The drunk driver was also killed in the collision.
Deputy Lassiter had only served with the Covington County Sheriff's Office for 2 months and had previously served with the Florala Police Department. He is survived by his parents, and grandmother.