Federal Prohibition Agent George A. Droz

Federal Prohibition Agent George A. Droz

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, July 12, 1929

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George A. Droz

Federal Prohibition Agent George Droz died after falling into a vat of boiling mash while conducting a moonshine investigation in Marrero, Louisiana.

He and other agents were walking around the exterior of the home when he fell through a disguised hole into the boiling mash. He was rushed to the hospital suffering from third degree burns, but died several days later.

Agent Droz was survived by his wife and three daughters.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Location Louisiana

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 12, 2020

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