Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 months
Badge # 541
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to death
Officer Robert Buitrago was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery at a grocery store where he was shopping, despite being unarmed.
The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death.
Officer Buitrago had served with the Winston-Salem Police Department for only 6 months.