Patrolman Newton Stewart

Patrolman Newton Stewart

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 17, 1900

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Newton Stewart

Patrolman Newton Stewart as shot and killed by a group of soldiers who were attempting to break two fellow soldiers out of jail.

The two soldiers had been arrested for being drunk and disorderly. An on-duty jailer shot and killed one of the soldiers. Three others were convicted in a court martial after being identified.

Patrolman Stewart was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish American War.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One shot and killed

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