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Patrolman Anthony B. North Vernon Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman

Anthony B. "Bud" Burton

North Vernon Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 24, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 9

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Committed suicide

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Officer Anthony Burton and Reserve Officer Lonnie Howard were killed when their patrol car was rammed by a man who was free on bond following an earlier standoff with police.

The suspect was apprehended but committed suicide while awaiting trial.

Officer Burton had served with the North Vernon Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife, mother, sister and four brothers.

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Reserve Officer Lonnie Edward Howard
North Vernon Police Department, Indiana
End of Watch: Wednesday, March 24, 1993
Cause: Vehicular assault

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