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Patrolman Newton Stewart | El Paso Police Department, Texas El Paso Police Department, Texas


Newton Stewart

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, February 17, 1900

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One shot and killed

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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.

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Patrolman Stewart,
On today, the 115th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for our Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War.

A fellow El Pasoan

February 17, 2015


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