Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 months
Badge # 19
Cause: Vehicular assault
Offender: Committed suicide
Reserve Officer Lonnie Howard and Officer Anthony Burton 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.
Reserve Officer Howard had served with the North Vernon Police Department for only four months. He was survived by his parents and brother.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Patrolman Anthony B. "Bud" Burton