Customs Agent Michael Joseph Reimers

Customs Agent Michael Joseph Reimers

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 1979

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Michael Joseph Reimers

Customs Agent Michael Reimers was stabbed to death when he interrupted a burglary at his home in the 100 block of Standard Street in El Segundo, California.

An illegal alien was arrested that night after being stopped in a vehicle stolen from Agent Reimers' home after his murder.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location California
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Arrested

at home, burglary, illegal alien, off duty

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Agent Reimers,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the Service. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 19, 2019

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