Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years, 5 months
Badge # 3
Offender: Paroled after 15 years
Patrolman Stoutamyer was shot and killed when he was ambushed outside of his house on Broad Street by a man he had arrested for drunk driving 3 weeks earlier. Although being shot with two slugs from a 12-gauge shotgun, Patrolman Stoutamyer was able to return fire and wounded the suspect.
The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Stoutamyer's murder and sent to prison. He was paroled after serving only 15 years.
Patrolman Stoutamyer had served with the Bridgewater Police Department for 3.5 years. He was survived by his fiancee, parents, and sister.