Patrolman Wayne Byron Stoutamyer

Patrolman Wayne Byron Stoutamyer

Bridgewater Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, May 25, 1976

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Wayne Byron Stoutamyer

Patrolman Stoutamyer was shot and killed when he was ambushed outside of his house on Broad Street by a man he had arrested for drunk driving 3 weeks earlier. Although being shot with two slugs from a 12-gauge shotgun, Patrolman Stoutamyer was able to return fire and wounded the suspect.

The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Stoutamyer's murder and sent to prison. He was paroled after serving only 15 years.

Patrolman Stoutamyer had served with the Bridgewater Police Department for 3.5 years. He was survived by his fiancee, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years, 5 months
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Paroled after 15 years

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Rest in peace Patrolman Stoutamyer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 20, 2019

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