Deputy Sheriff Serapio Andrade

Deputy Sheriff Serapio Andrade

Val Verde County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, November 30, 1906

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Serapio Andrade

Deputy Sheriff Serapio Andrade was shot and killed while transporting several men to jail after having arrested them for creating a disturbance in Del Rio.

The men had been drinking and started firing the revolvers in town. Deputy Andrade placed them under arrest and started transporting them to jail in a hack when the men shot him.

One of the subjects was subdued by a citizen at the scene. The other four were arrested by a posse while hiding on railroad property a short time later.

Deputy Andrade was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Andrade,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Val Verde County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 30, 2016

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