Border Patrol Agent Lee L. Bounds

Border Patrol Agent Lee L. Bounds

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, March 29, 1974

Lee L. Bounds

Border Patrol Agent Lee Bounds was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol between Animas and Rodeo, New Mexico.

His Jeep ran off the road and when he attempted to steer back on the road the Jeep flipped over, throwing him from the vehicle.

Agent Bounds was assigned to the Lordsburg, New Mexico, station and had served with the agency for three years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New Mexico

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 29, 2012

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