Patrolman Newton Stewart

Patrolman Newton Stewart

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 17, 1900

Newton Stewart

Patrolman Newton Stewart as shot and killed by a group of soldiers who were attempting to break two fellow soldiers out of jail.

The two soldiers had been arrested for being drunk and disorderly. An on-duty jailer shot and killed one of the soldiers. Three others were convicted in a court martial after being identified.

Patrolman Stewart was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish American War.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One shot and killed

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Patrolman Stewart,
On today, the 115th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for our Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War.

A fellow El Pasoan


February 17, 2015

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