Agent Ramon Luis Galarza-Torres

Agent Ramon Luis Galarza-Torres

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Sunday, September 29, 1991

Ramon Luis Galarza-Torres

Agent Ramon Galarza-Torres was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Highway 2 near Aguada, Puerto Rico, at approximately 5:00 am.

He had stopped a vehicle and was preparing to arrest the driver for DUI when the man suddenly produced a .25 caliber handgun and fatally shot him. A passing citizen used Agent Galarza-Torres' radio to call for assistance as the subject fled the scene.

The subject was arrested based on information that Agent Galarza-Torres had broadcast over the radio during the stop. The man was charged with first degree murder, firearms charges, and DUI. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Agent Galarza-Torres was assigned to Transit Division Station C in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 7417

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

traffic stop

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