Deputy Sheriff Pedro Valdez, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Pedro Valdez, Jr.

Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, February 19, 1928

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Pedro Valdez, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Pedro Valdez was shot and killed after arresting a garage owner for unlawfully carrying a pistol in Luling.

The subject was arrested and placed in the county jail. He was indicted for unlawfully carrying a pistol by the Caldwell County Grand Jury on March 30th, 1928. Nothing more is recorded about the disposition of this case.

On October 25th, 1928, the same man was indicted for murder by the Caldwell County Grand Jury but the case was later dismissed on November 15th, 1935, without comment.

Deputy Valdez was survived by his wife. He was buried in the Catholic Cemetery in Luling, Caldwell County.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charges dismissed

weapons violation

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 84th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer 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

February 19, 2012

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