Deputy Carl A. Koontz

Motorcycle Ride Benefiting the Koontz Family this Weekend

Cassandra, Noah, Carl Koontz
Cassandra, Noah, Carl Koontz

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

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