Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 20 years
Badge # 8-18871
Incident Date: 1/1/2012
Suspect: At large
Sergeant Abimael Castro-Berrocales was shot and killed after stopping a speeding vehicle on PR-100 in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, at approximately 9:30 am.
As the officer reached the driver's side of the stopped vehicle, he was immediately shot twice in the face and critically wounded. A responding unit observed the suspect flee the scene but stopped to render aid to Sergeant Castro-Berrocales. He was transported to Río Piedras Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.
The suspect(s) involved with Sergeant Castro-Berrocales' murder remain at large.
Sergeant Castro-Berrocales had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 20 years and was assigned to the Mayaguez Highway Patrol station. He is survived by his wife and three sons.