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Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford | Newport Police Department, Arkansas Newport Police Department, Arkansas

Lieutenant

Patrick Weatherford

Newport Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Monday, June 12, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested

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Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford was shot and killed while investigating a vehicle larceny near the intersection of Park Place and Bowen Street at approximately 6:00 pm.

He was assisting other officers check the area when they observed a suspicious person flee on foot. As the officers followed the man into a residential area he suddenly turned and opened fire, striking Lieutenant Weatherford.

Lieutenant Weatherford was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject turned himself in approximately 90 minutes later.

Lieutenant Weatherford had served with the Newport Police Department for 15 years and was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. He was a graduate of the 263rd session of the FBI National Academy.

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My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Lieutenant Weatherford.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004
August 19, 2017

 

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