Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
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.