Members of the Howard County Sheriff’s Department are assisting with the organization of a police escorted motorcycle ride to benefit the family of Deputy Carl Koontz. Koontz was shot and killed Sunday March 20th, 2016 while serving a warrant in Russiaville. Sergeant Jordan Buckley was also wounded in the incident, however he is expected to make a full recovery.
Deputy Carl Koontz leaves behind his wife Cassandra, and his 8 month old son Noah. The ride this weekend will directly benefit the Koontz Family, and all proceeds will go directly to them. Participants should bring a rose or a flower to place on the memorial at the Howard County Sheriff’s Department.
What: Rose Ride benefiting the family of fallen Deputy Carl Koontz
Where: Grissom Air Museum, 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd, Peru Indiana
When: Saturday March 26th, 2016 – Registration begins at 1 p.m. The ride will leave at 2 p.m. Police officers will escort the group of riders from Grissom to the Howard County Sheriff’s Department in Kokomo.
Cost: Free Will Donation ($5 minimum)
Who: All style and types of motorcycles are welcome