Constable William Stewart Mettler

Constable William Stewart Mettler

Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 6, 1873

William Stewart Mettler

Constable Mettler was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant near Tehachepi. The man who killed him was a member of a gang of desperados whose leader was Tiburcio Vasquez one of California's most notorious bandits.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you for your service and sacrifice on the 144th anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 6, 2017

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