Cornwall PD

Cornwall Police Department

John Machuca

Patrolman John Machuca - Cornwall Police Department

End of Watch: Friday, February 10, 1989Monday, June 5, 1950

Patrolman Machuca was killed in an accident when his cruiser was struck by a drunk driver fleeing officers from a neighboring agency. He was en route to assist in the chase when the accident occurred. The suspect had three previous DUI convictions and was driving on a revoked license. The suspect plead guilty to vehicular manslaughter. Patrolman Machuca had been with the agency for two years.