Detective Theodore A. Obitz

Detective Theodore A. Obitz

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 26, 1918

Theodore A. Obitz

Detective Theodore Obitz was shot and killed near Calliope and Baronne Streets by a man he suspected of being a highwayman. An hour later Detective Obitz's partner, who was with him when he was shot, shot and killed the suspect near Girod and Saratoga Streets.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Det. Obitz,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of New Orleans.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 26, 2018

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