Border Patrol Agent Jesus A. de la Ossa

Border Patrol Agent Jesus A. de la Ossa

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Jesus A. de la Ossa

Border Patrol Agent Jesus de la Ossa and Border Patrol Agent Thomas Williams were killed when their vehicle was involved in a head on collision on a rain slicked road.

The two agents were returning to San Diego, where they were stationed, from a federal training center in Artesia, New Mexico, when the accident occurred. The accident took place on Highway 82 in New Mexico. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed.

Agent de la Ossa was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for five years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and parents.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New Mexico

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You and your family were in our thoughts my brother. Thank you for your service and rest knowing that you will never be forgotten.

Watch Commander Kevin L. Nix

October 24, 2018

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