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Agent Norberto Ortiz-Ocasio | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

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Norberto Ortiz-Ocasio

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 11, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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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. They were convicted of murder and bank robbery and subsequently sentenced to life in prison.

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

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Rest in peace my brother in blue.

N.Y.PD. Lt. Ray Flores
Retired
August 11, 2016

 

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