Alan Lance Alverson (10066)

1/28/2015: Bowie Police and Montague County sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop Alverson for two felony warrants. He failed to stop and ran from police out U.S. 287. At one point when officer had him cornered in the car, he allegedly put a pistol outside the window and pointed it toward the cop’s vehicle. Three DPS troopers and two Wise County Sheriff’s deputies and one canine pursued the man into the woods. He was tracked by the dog and when he was found, Alverson reportedly began shooting toward the officers. Pepper, the canine officer was struck and died. Officers opened fire and killed Alverson.

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