Trooper Trevor Casper's funeral procession traveled
through Kiel, Wis., Monday, March 30, 2015, to S.S.
Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery just outside of
town. The young trooper killed in a confrontation with
a bank robbery suspect in Fond du Lac is being laid to
The young trooper killed in a confrontation with a bank
robbery suspect in Fond du Lac has been laid to rest.
funeral service for 21-year-old Trevor Casper, attended by
family and members of the Wisconsin State Patrol, was held
Monday in Kiel. Casper had just graduated from the State
Patrol's academy in December.
officers providing security at the service noticed a man
walking past the cemetery carrying a bag with an unknown
object sticking out. When officers tried to escort him away,
he became verbally abusive and physically resisted, Kiel
Police Chief Dave Funkhouser said in a statement.
took the man to a Manitowoc hospital, where medical staff
quickly cleared him. Sheriff's deputies took him to jail on
suspicion of disrupting a funeral, resisting arrest,
disorderly conduct and battery to a police officer, the
chief said. He did not disclose any further details.
last Tuesday in an exchange of gunfire with Steven Snyder,
whom authorities suspect also killed Thomas Christ in
Wausaukee after robbing a bank there hours before the
from Koylton Township, Michigan, about 70 miles north of
of people packed into Kiel High School for a memorial for
Casper on Sunday, Funkhouser said in his statement,
including law enforcement officers from around the country.