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Patrolman Owen Lockamy | Fayetteville Police Department, North Carolina Fayetteville Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman

Owen Lockamy

Fayetteville Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, March 2, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1907

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Patrolman Lockamy and Chief J. A. Chason were shot and killed as they and a third officer attempted to arrest a man for illegally selling whiskey from his home. The suspect, who was in his yard, opened fire on the officers as they began to enter the home. All three officers were struck by the shots.

Patrolman Lockamy was killed instantly. Chief Chason succumbed to his wounds the following day.

The suspect was arrested in Dunn, North Carolina, the following day. He was sentenced to death and executed by hanging in the Cumberland County Jail on April 15, 1907.

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Chief of Police Jefferson A. Chason
Fayetteville Police Department, North Carolina
End of Watch: Sunday, March 3, 1907
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 102nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to the native state of myself and my cherished son Larry Lasater who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
March 2, 2009

 

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