Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 168
Incident Date: 10/18/2007
Weapon: Officer's rifle
Suspect: Convicted of involuntary manslaughter
Officer Sergio Carrera was shot while serving a warrant at an apartment building during a narcotics raid.
He was part of a six man swat team serving a narcotics search warrant on a duplex on Cascade Street, just off of Riverside Avenue, at approximately 7:00 am. He was shot in the upper body during a struggle between a man and fellow officer inside an apartment. He was rushed to a hospital, but died from his wounds during surgery.
The suspect, wanted in Mississippi for selling cocaine, was charged with first degree murder. On January 26th, 2011, he was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
Officer Carrera had served with the Rialto Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two children.