Rocky Boy officer drowns during rescue attempt
May 28, 2002
Local authorities this morning were awaiting the arrival of a Lewis and Clark search and rescue team to search for the body of a Rocky Boy police officer in the Bonneau Reservior on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.
Police officer Robert Taylor, 43, drowned while attempting to save two fisherman who had tipped their boat about 75 yards from shore, Rocky Boy criminal investigator Stan Gardipee said today.
Taylor responded at 6:30 p.m. Monday to a 911 call after a witness reported that Rocky Boy residents Ira Moreno, 28, and Junior Norquay had tipped their 12-foot rowboat in the cold water, Gar...