Lebanon Police Department received a unique and appreciated donation. Gordon Plummer, the son of former Lebanon Police Officer Gordon “Bob” Plummer donated some of his father’s uniform items and equipment.
Officer Gordon “Bob” Plummer served as an officer on the force from 1936 to 1939 and died in 1985.
Mr. Plummer donated in his father’s .38 Caliber service revolver with the original leather holster and belt, a nightstick, whistle, wrist restraint and badge.
Mr. Plummer also brought in several photographs and newspaper clippings from 1939. The clippings told of the murder of Ms. Freida Edson in 1939 at a beauty parlor most likely located on High St. The suspect was the owner of the beauty parlor, Henry Begin who lived on Fairview Avenue.
The items were graciously accepted and put on display in the near future in the cabinet located in the lobby of the police station.