Sergeant George A. "Andy" Brown, III

Sergeant George A. "Andy" Brown, III

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2004

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George A. "Andy" Brown, III

Sergeant George Brown was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop a vehicle, that was fleeing the scene of a crime, on County Road 341 in Columbia County.

The driver of the vehicle intentionally slammed on his brakes, causing Sergeant Brown to take evasive action. Sergeant Brown's patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver of the vehicle he was attempting to stop was later arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder in connection with Sergeant Brown's murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

Sergeant Brown was a U.S Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 33 years. He is survived by his son, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge 271
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Andy
Semper Fi. Can’t help but remember our good old Vietnam 5th Marines Regiment as well as FHP.
You are a hero in my book as well.

Lt. Larry. W. Peterson
Florida Highway Patrol

May 10, 2020

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