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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