P/O Leroy Mitchell

Patrolman Leroy Mitchell




5-W: 1

End of Watch: November 1, 1925

Baltimore City, Maryland, P.D.

Man Is Released on Bail after Auto Accident

The Sun (1837-1987); Oct 30, 1925; pg. 3

Man is released on bail after auto accident

George Cooley charge was striking patrolman Mitchell on Wednesday.

Charged with assaulting and knocking down, with an automobile, Motorcycle Patrolman Leroy Mitchell on Reisterstown Rd., Wednesday, George Cooley, of Bucks Ave., West Arlington. Yesterday was released on $1000 bail from the Northwestern police station pending the outcome of Mitchell’s injuries.

Cooley is alleged to have abandoned the injured patrolman after the accident. He was arrested after license tags on one to the automobile which is said to have struck the patrolman were traced.

The accident occurred when Mitchell was chasing a speeding car on Reisterstown Road, the police said, Mitchell, who is at the Maryland General Hospital suffering from a possible fractured skull, is said to be in critical condition

Patrolman Struck by Automobile Dies

The Sun (1837-1987); Nov 2, 1925; pg. 22

Patrolman Struck by Automobile Dies

Leroy Mitchell succumbs, man hit by car, hurt by second while rising

Leroy Mitchell, 1002 West Cross St. Motorcycle patrolman of the Baltimore traffic division died yesterday at the Maryland General Hospital of injuries received a Wednesday when he was struck by an automobile.

George Cooley, Bucks Ave., West Arlington, driver the car, was re-arrested yesterday and held at the Northwestern police station on charges of having caused the patrolman’s death.

Roy Iser, of West friendship, was seriously injured yesterday when after being knocked down by an automobile driven by Gay Thomas, of Eldersburg Maryland he was struck by a second machine while attempting to get up.

Mr. Thomas car struck Mr. Iser at the latter was crossing the road near lives in the Maryland. Stopping his automobile, Mr. Thomas was returning to the scene of the accident when the second machine, traveling at a high rate of speed, hit the rising man. The second motor car did not stop.


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End of Watch 1 Nov 1925
City, St. Reisterstown Rd.
Panel Number 5-W: 1
Cause of Death Auto Accident
District Worked Motors


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