William F Newcome

End of Watch: Saturday, September 14, 1929

Biographical Info

Age: 45

Tour of Duty: 5 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Date of Incident: September 14, 1929

Incident Location: 26th Street and Griffiths Avenue

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

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Patrolman William Newcome was killed in an automobile accident while on-duty near the intersection of 26th Street and Griffiths Avenue. He was trying to avoid a hole in the roadway when his vehicle sideswiped another vehicle and overturned three (3) times.

Patrolman Newcome was with the department for five (5) years. He is survived by his wife.

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