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.

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  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

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

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Agent Mommer,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 27, 2019

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