Marshal Alonzo Theodore "Lon" Larsen

Marshal Alonzo Theodore "Lon" Larsen

Mount Pleasant Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Monday, October 15, 1945

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Alonzo Theodore "Lon" Larsen

Marshal Alonzo Larsen was shot and killed after being called to a local cafe to deal with an unruly customer. He had removed the customer from the cafe and placed him in the cab of a pickup truck. As he talked to the man's wife the man removed a pistol from the glove box and shot the marshal in the back. He then exited the truck and shot the marshal a second time.

The suspect was arrested and sentenced to life in prison. The suspect died in prison in 1955.

Marshal Larsen was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Died in prison

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Marshal Larsen,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mount Pleasant. And to your Family and loved ones. I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 15, 2020

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