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Police, Sheriffs, Crimes and Criminals


Clipart from the Rochester Police Department

Even if your ancestors weren't police or criminals, these are some pretty interesting people. 
But if your ancestors were please email Shirlene. 


Sheriffs of Campbell County

First Newport Jail-1795

Fallen Officers

Robert A Robertson shot Moses Gard-1852

Jessie Yelton shot William Pritchard-1853

James Caldwell-Confederate Guerrilla-1861

William Corbin and Jefferson McGraw-Confederate Recruiters-1861

"Wizard of the Bugle" Almon Mentor Murder-1866

Valentine Oridan Arrested-1866

Murder Trial of Walter B Watson-1866

Murder in Newport of John Schuster by Frank Shields-1872

Frederick Bass Murder in Newport-1874

George Keyes trial for the murder of Edward Jones-1876

James Mackey Murder in Newport-1877

Magdalena Bonschoff Death-1879

William Gibson stabbed Tom Moore-1881

George Riley Drowning Accident-1881

James Edgar-First Newport Officer Killed-1884

Charles L Jungerman Murdered-1890

Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling-Pearl Bryan Murder-1896

Thomas B Youtsey-Bank Fraud-1897

Henry Youtsey-Goebel Slaying-1900

Elmer Holyoke Stabbed-1909

Michael P Mahoney-Would be Assassin of NYC Mayor-1914

John Flaherty Murder at Ye Old Kentucky Castle in Newport-1920

Frank Stunich Murder in Newport-1923

Alexandria Jail Break-1929

Robert Craig and Joseph Henderson-Robbery Attempt-1929

Mason Jones Accused-1940


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