Constable David Nathan Morehouse

Constable David Nathan Morehouse

Paso Robles Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, May 6, 1919

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David Nathan Morehouse

Constable David Morehouse was shot and killed after interrupting a burglary at a hardware store.

The two suspects fled the scene but were later arrested in Fresno County, California, after committing several thefts.

One suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. On January 21, 1923, he escaped from San Quentin Prison. Several weeks later he shot and wounded a traffic officer who stopped him for speeding in Rosalia, Washington. He was captured a short time later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

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

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Constable Morehouse,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Paso Robles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 6, 2019

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