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Stephen Nicholas Broderick biography: 13 things about ex-detective from Elgin, Texas

Stephen Nicholas Broderick (©U.S. Marshals)
Stephen Nicholas Broderick (©U.S. Marshals)

Stephen Nicholas Broderick is an African-American man from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Elgin, Texas. (a) (b)
  2. Aside from Elgin, he has lived in other parts of Texas including Austin and Killeen. (b)
  3. He previously lived in Brooklyn, New York, USA. (b)
  4. On March 16, 2008, he started working for the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in Travis County, Texas. He became a property crimes detective. (a) (c)
  5. In March 2013, he and his fellow deputy Mark Garcia were called to a home in Del Valle, Texas after a reported family disturbance. He and Garcia fatally shot Jose Manuel Cantu, 78, who was holding a firearm. He and Garcia were put on administrative leave. (c)
  6. In August 2013, he went back to work at the Travis County Sheriff’s Office. (c)
  7. On June 6, 2020, the U.S. Marshals Service arrested him and charged him with sexual assault of a child. He allegedly abused a 16-year-old girl. After his arrest, his wife filed for a protective order and divorce and the Travis County Sheriff’s Office placed him on administrative leave without pay. (a) (d)
  8. On June 22, 2020, he posted a $50,000 bail. He was released and ordered to wear a global positioning system (GPS) tracking device. (c)
  9. In July 2020, he resigned from the Travis County Sheriff’s Office. (c)
  10. On November 5, 2020, a Travis County judge ordered the removal of his GPS tracking device. (c)
  11. He was accused of fatally shooting his teenage daughter Alyssa Broderick, another teenager named Willie Simons and an adult woman at an apartment complex near Great Hills Trail and Rain Creek Parkway in Austin, Travis County, Texas at around 11:42 a.m. on April 18, 2021. (c)
  12. On the morning of April 19, 2021, Manor Police Department officers and Travis County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested him without incident on a capital murder warrant on Old Kimbro Road near U.S. 290 just outside Manor, Travis County. He was booked into the Travis County Jail in Austin. (c)
  13. He was 41 years old when he was arrested on April 19, 2021. (c)


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