OFFICER MARCO CARIAS

September 12, 1955 (?) – March 20, 1982 (Danbury, CT); 26 years old
Married to Gloria Carias; one daughter Marisol
Local address: 11 Bedford Avenue

Picture from Officer Down Memorials, 1791-2014

From the Hartford Courant March 20, 1982

Norwalk police officer Marco Carias, 26, was pronounced dead at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Danbury Hospital as a result of injuries he sustained when the car he was driving veered off the left side of Route 7 in Danbury and struck a utility pole at 12:30 a.m. police said. Police said Carias was conducting an undercover investigation in the Danbury area for the Connecticut State Police Narcotics Task Force at the time of the accident. The cause of the accident was under investigation. Carias, who joined the Norwalk Police in September 1980, is survived by a wife and a 1-year-old daughter of 11 Bedford Avenue, Norwalk.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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