On Saturday, May 9, 2015 a funeral was held in Ligonier for Lieutenant Eric Eslary of the Ligonier Township Police Department. Eslary was killed and his K9 partner Blek was seriously injured when their patrol vehicle was struck head-on by a wrong way suspected drunk driver on Route 30. Blek was rushed to an emergency vet and is still recovering. Eric was also a volunteer firefighter for the community. Numerous firefighters as well as Police Officers from as far away as Seattle Washington came to Ligonier on Saturday to pay their respects to their fallen brother. A large procession of Police vehicles and fire apparatus escorted Lieutenant Eslary to his final resting place.
Keywords:ESLARY, K9, LIGONIER, POLICE
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