Federal Prohibition Agent Lawrence A. Mommer

Federal Prohibition Agent Lawrence A. Mommer

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

End of Watch Thursday, June 27, 1929

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Lawrence A. Mommer

Federal Prohibition Agent Lawrence Mommer was killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit of suspected bootleggers in Fort Wayne, Indiana, at about 12:45 am.

He and other agents were pursuing a vehicle on Maysville Road, about 12 miles north of Fort Wayne. The vehicles were driving side by side at about 10 mph when Agent Mommer attempted to step from the running board of his vehicle onto the other vehicle's running board. As he did so he slipped and fell underneath the vehicle's wheels.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Location Indiana
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 27, 2020

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