Deputy Sheriff Bud Johnson

Deputy Sheriff Bud Johnson

Eddy County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Thursday, May 26, 1898

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Bud Johnson

Deputy Sheriff Bud Johnson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for carrying a firearm in Hope, New Mexico.

The suspect was arrested and charged with murder. He was found guilty of third degree murder. He was granted a new trial and acquitted in 1902.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Deputy Sheriff Johnson,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Eddy County.


United States Border Patrol

May 26, 2023

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