Deputy Sheriff Matthias Anthony "Matt" Stine, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Matthias Anthony "Matt" Stine, Jr.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, December 29, 1945

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Matthias Anthony "Matt" Stine, Jr.

Deputy Matt Stine was killed when his patrol car collided with a Port Huron and Detroit Railroad train. Deputy Stine was transporting two drunk men he had arrested. It is theorized that Deputy Stine became distracted as a result of a possible escape attempt, causing the accident. The two prisoners were also killed in the accident.

Deputy Stine had served in law enforcement for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 66th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Your memory will always be honored and revered as time never diminishes respect.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 29, 2011

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