Agent Norberto Ortiz-Ocasio

Agent Norberto Ortiz-Ocasio

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 1993

Norberto Ortiz-Ocasio

Agent Norberto Ortiz-Ocasio was shot and killed in Cayey, Puerto Rico, during a traffic stop of a vehicle that had just been involved in a bank robbery in a neighboring town.

He and his partner had stopped the vehicle on Highway 184 in the Guavate neighborhood. When the approached the vehicle a second time to question the driver further the man suddenly shot Agent Ortiz-Ocasio and his partner.

All four suspects in the van fled but were eventually apprehended and subsequently convicted of murder and bank robbery. One was sentenced to 29 years in prison and the second was sentenced to life.

Agent Ortiz-Ocasio is survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

robbery, traffic stop

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Saludo Formar Ortiz Ocasio, ya han pasado (24) años de aquel fatal día DIOS te siga bendición a ti y a toda tu familia, sigue descansando en PAZ.

Agte. Armando Maldonado
Policia de Puerto Rico

August 11, 2017

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