This weekend, at 7:30 PM, J-N-B Tire & Auto in Poteau, Oklahoma along with Tri-State Speedway and many area law enforcement agencies will pay respects to officer Daniel Martinez, Jr. who lost his life in the line of duty in 2007.
We will also honor ALL area law enforcement, emergency medical technicians (EMT's) and paramedics, as well as all area fire fighters with a FREE night of racing in honor of what they do to protect and serve us on a 24, seven day a week, 365 days a year basis. All you have to do it present your badge or ID at the front gate for a FREE adult admission!
The following is from the Officer Daniel C. Martinez Memorial Scholarship Fund page (www.odmms.org):
Officer Daniel C. Martinez Jr., 33, had been with the Fort Smith Police Department for eight months when on March 23, 2007, he was dispatched to responded to a call to help a desperate mother get her 3yr old child from a residence where she had a run in with her ex-boyfriend earlier in the day.
The ex-boyfriend had been arrested