Sergeant Abimael Castro-Berrocales

Sergeant Abimael Castro-Berrocales

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Sunday, January 1, 2012

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Abimael Castro-Berrocales

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.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 8-18871

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender At large

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Seven years and the killer still at large. Thanks to everyone for the words over the years. I miss you Dad, and I am proud of your service to the people. Here soon I will follow your steps, with the grace of God. Never forget !

John Castro Muniz

January 2, 2019

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