Patrol Inspector Lon Parker

Patrol Inspector Lon Parker

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, July 25, 1926

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Lon Parker

Patrol Inspector Lon Parker was shot and killed in the Huachuca Mountains, two miles from the Wills Ranch, in Arizona, while following the trail of a pack train thought to be smuggling liquor.

His body was discovered at the Wills family ranch with a rifle shot in his back.

The investigation discovered a well-known Mexican smuggler who had been mortally wounded by Inspector Parker, and tracks that suggested a second smuggler shot Inspector Parker and fled the scene.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Arizona
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation, illegal alien

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 25, 2020

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