Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 11 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 3/17/2002
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Police Officer Gregory Owens succumbed to injuries sustained six years earlier when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on March 17th, 2002.
He was responding to a call with his emergency equipment activated when the drunk driver turned in front of him. The crash caused Officer Owens to suffer injuries to his back and neck and he had to medically retire from the department. His condition continued to worsen and he died as a result of the injuries on February 17th, 2008.
Officer Owens had served with the Catoosa Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his two sons.