Trooper Robert Perez, Jr.

Trooper Robert Perez, Jr.

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, May 15, 2000

Robert Perez, Jr.

Trooper Robert Perez died three days after his cruiser was struck from behind while he was writing a traffic citation on the Ohio Turnpike in Milan, Ohio.

Trooper Perez and the vehicle he had stopped, were in an emergency pull-off when a minivan struck his cruiser, pushing it into the original stopped vehicle. Trooper Perez was transported to a hospital in Cleveland where he died.

The suspect who struck his cruiser attempted to flag down passing motorists, before he sat down in the highway and was struck and killed by another vehicle.
Trooper Perez had been in law enforcement for three years and had been with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for one year.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, May 12, 2000

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Perez family
When i met bobby sr at the shop i saw a photo of Trooper Perez a young handsome man of good character Bobby your family is so proud of you.
God bless all of you during your sorrowful times of solace. He will live on in your fond memories, and always and forever in your heart.
Always and forever

Rose Costanzo
County Prosecutors office

May 16, 2018

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