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Deputy Marshal John Riley Newport | Helenwood Police Department, Tennessee Helenwood Police Department, Tennessee

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John Riley Newport

Helenwood Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, November 1, 1890

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Marshal John Newport and Marshal Andrew Adams were shot and killed while attempting to arrest two wanted men.

Deputy Newport was survived by his wife and four children.

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Town Marshal Andrew J. Adams
Helenwood Police Department, Tennessee
End of Watch: Saturday, November 1, 1890
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 121rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater. Pittsburg Police Dept., eow 4/24
November 1, 2011

 

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