Special Officer Wallace Moriarty

Special Officer Wallace Moriarty

Lewiston Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Sunday, September 13, 1925

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Wallace Moriarty

Officer Wallace Moriarty succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted two days earlier when his revolver fell from its holster and discharged. The discharged round struck him in the throat.

The accident occurred when the officer removed his coat in the Maine Central Railroad station.

He was immediately transported to C.M.G. Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. He succumbed to his wound at the hospital two days later.

Officer Moriarty had served with the Lewiston Police Department for only 3 weeks.

He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Friday, September 11, 1925

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 13, 2020

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