Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .380 caliber
Offender: Eligible for parole in 2011
Trooper Carlos Warren was shot and killed when he interrupted an abduction in progress at a rural highway rest area on Highway 71 near Del Valle, Texas. He was shot in the neck.
The suspect fled the scene but was later stopped in San Antonio, Texas, for not wearing his seatbelt. He opened fire on the officer who stopped him and was wounded by the officer's return fire. He was convicted of Trooper Warren's murder and sentenced to prison. He was denied parole in 2008.
Trooper Warren had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for five years and was assigned to Region 6. He had previously served as a special agent with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command for seven years. He is survived by his parents, two daughters, and three brothers.