Archive of 2019 May

30May2019

Lieutenant Joseph Johnson

Lieutenant Joe Johnson was killed in a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 27, near John Stretch Memorial Park, in Palm Beach County. He was driving between two Seminole Indian Reservations at 10:20 pm

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30May2019

Lieutenant Steven Whitstine

Lieutenant Steven Whitstine was killed in an automobile crash on Port Hudson-Pride Road, between Munson Drive and Pin Oak Lane, in Zachary at about 6:30 am. He was en route to the sheriff's office

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25May2019

Police Officer Jesus Marrero-Martínez

Police Officer Jesus Marrero-Martínez was shot and killed while intervening in a carjacking attempt while off duty. He and a friend had gone to a club on PR 686, in Vega Baja, not realizing it

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19May2019

Police Officer William Buechner

Police Officer William Buechner was shot and killed at about 10:10 pm when he and two other officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 3300 block of Wire Road. After the officers arrived

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11May2019

Sergeant Kelvin Ansari

Sergeant Kelvin Ansari was shot and killed as he attempted to apprehend a robbery suspect. He and other officers had responded to a robbery that occurred at a barbershop in the 2300 block of Bull

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09May2019

Constable Willie Houston “Hoot” West

Constable Hoot West succumbed to injuries sustained three days earlier when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree on Harrison Road. He was serving civil papers when the crash occurred

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06May2019

Police Officer Anthony Neri

Police Officer Anthony Neri suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his agency's physical ability testing at the Lee County Sheriff's Office range on Felix Romano Avenue. He collapsed

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06May2019

Trooper Matthew Gatti

Trooper Matthew Gatti was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer on I-40 near mile marker 74 in Madison County. The incident occurred at approximately 3:45 pm as Trooper Gatti

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05May2019

Police Officer Robert McKeithen

Police Officer Robert McKeithen was shot and killed in the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center's parking lot, at 170 Porter Avenue, at about 10:00 pm. A male subject walked up to him and shot him

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04May2019

Police Officer Jordan Harris Sheldon

Police Officer Jordan Sheldon was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop on West Plaza Drive at 10:00 pm. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The

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