Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # 4210
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Sentenced to 10 years
Officer Maltese was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver. He was working the scene of a previous fatal accident on Stemmons Freeway when a drunk driver swerved across the flare-line and struck him, throwing him 147 feet. The driver, who's BAC was .25, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to ten years.
Officer Maltese had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his fiancee and parents.