Special Agent Chester Arthur Mason

Special Agent Chester Arthur Mason

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, November 12, 1932

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Chester Arthur Mason

Special Agent Chester Mason was shot and killed in Beatrice, Nebraska, while attempting to arrest a man on liquor law violations. During the ensuing scuffle the suspect pulled out a handgun and fatally shot Agent Mason.

The suspect was arrested a short time later at his brother's home. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to eight years in prison.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Nebraska
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 8 years

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 79th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 13, 2011

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