WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California Highway Patrol officers gathered Monday morning in West Sacramento for a bell toll tribute ceremony to honor the CHP motorcycle officer who was hit and killed in Southern California over the weekend.
Authorities say Sargeant Steve Licon was in the process of writing a traffic ticket for a driver he had pulled over when he and that vehicle, were hit by 36-year-old driver Michael Callahan.READ MORE: At Least 1 Person Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree Near Aubrun
Callahan was later arrested on multiple charges including murder and suspicion of driving under the influence.READ MORE: California Cement Industry Working To Pave The Way Toward A Cleaner Future
A large procession of police and other first responders saluted Licon’s flag-draped body on Sunday.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For 2 Suspects Following Chase In West Sacramento
Licon leaves behind his wife, daughter, and step-daughter.’?