Bruce Carmack 5-1,1938
Officer's Last Act Is One of Mercy Seizes Hungry Thief and Buys Him a Meal Sergt. Bruce Cannae k closed hi career as a police officer Saturday Saturday In a blaze of good fellowship. Sergt. Carmack was riding the Central Station cruiser at 10:30 a. m. Saturday on his last tour of duty. His retirement from the force would become effective at 3:30 p. m., and there were still several hours to go. As he rode down E. Montcalm St., Carmack was aroused from his thoughts of retirement by the sound of crashing crashing glass. He spotted Nathaniel Perry. 32. of Hartford. Mich., reaching through the broken window window of an automobile to steal a lunch box. Carmack gave chase and made the arrest. Perry was sorry he had stolen the lunch box, but told Carmack he did it because ha was hungry. Carmack, still thinking thinking rosy thoughts about retirement, retirement, escorted Perry to a restaurant, restaurant, where he bought a meal for his prisoner. Carmack waited patiently patiently until Perry had finished eating, then marched him to headquarters headquarters and had him booked on a charge of larceny.