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Game Warden Lonnie F. Boggus | Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia

Game Warden

Lonnie F. Boggus

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia

End of Watch: Thursday, August 21, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Game Warden Lonnie Boggus was shot and killed near Covington, Newton County, by a man who held a held a grudge against him for sending him to prison.

The suspect had recently been released after serving two years for illegally fishing with a seine net.

The suspect was apprehended and charged with murder. His brother was also arrested in connection with the murder. Both were tried and acquitted.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 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. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05
March 19, 2013

 

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