Sergeant Stacey Allen Baumgartner

Sergeant Stacey Allen Baumgartner

Patton Village Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 19, 2016

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Stacey Allen Baumgartner

Sergeant Stacey Baumgartner was killed when his patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Highway 242 and FM 1485 in Montgomery County while he was involved in a pursuit.

He had been dispatched to a gas station at Highway 242 and US 59 for reports of a subject urinating in public and exposing himself. As he arrived on the scene, the man attempted to run him over and then fled at a high rate of speed. As the pursuit passed through the intersection with FM 1485, Sergeant Baumgartner's patrol car was broadsided by an SUV.

The impact pushed Sergeant Baumgartner's patrol car into a light pole and caused the SUV to overturn. Sergeant Baumgartner was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. An 11-year-old child in the SUV was also killed, and several other occupants were injured in the crash. The driver of the vehicle that was fleeing returned to the scene of the crash, where he was arrested and charged with murder and intoxicated manslaughter.

The subject was found guilty of evading arrest/detention causing death, and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Sergeant Baumgartner had served with the Patton Village Police Department for over three years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 3 years, 8 months
  • Badge 105

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with murder

vehicle pursuit

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I miss my dad so much to the point i want to cry every day because of what happened and i just want him to come back,but i know he can't,it gets more hard every day because he is not here anymore,and sometimes i don't understand why garret nee had to do that,and go to jail,but at the same time i understand why he had to go to jail,but my dad was the nicest guy i ever knew and my mom tells me these story of when he was on patrol and he was so nice the people that he pulled over.I remember when i was little me and my dad used to play with hot weels,and go outside and he would teach me how to ride a bike,and every time he had to leave for work i would try to stall him so he didn't have to leave to go to work,but if he was here right now i would hug him so tight and not let go.

Chloe Baumgartner
Daughter of Stacey Baumgartner

March 30, 2023

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