Game Warden Lonnie F. Boggus

Game Warden Lonnie F. Boggus

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, August 21, 1930

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Lonnie F. Boggus

Game Warden Lonnie Boggus was shot and killed near Covington, Newton County, by a man who held a held a grudge against him for sending him to prison.

The suspect had recently been released after serving two years for illegally fishing with a seine net.

The suspect was apprehended and charged with murder. His brother was also arrested in connection with the murder. Both were tried and acquitted.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 21, 2020

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