Sheriff Ladson O'ConnorRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Montgomery County Georgia Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Sheriff Ladson O'Connor was killed in a vehicle crash during a pursuit of two subjects on Highway 56 near the Toombs County / Montgomery County line at approximately 1:00 am.
The pursuit started in Toombs County when deputies attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle fled as its occupants fired shots at the pursuing Toombs County deputies. Sheriff O'Connor joined the pursuit near the county line. His vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.
The female subject in the car was arrested a short time later. The male subject was arrested approximately eight hours later following a large manhunt.
Sheriff O'Connor is survived by his wife and four children.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.