Trooper Carlos Ray Warren

Trooper Carlos Ray Warren

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, March 5, 1991

Carlos Ray Warren

Trooper Carlos Warren was shot and killed when he interrupted an abduction in progress at a rural highway rest area on Highway 71 near Del Valle, Texas. He was shot in the neck.

The suspect fled the scene but was later stopped in San Antonio, Texas, for not wearing his seatbelt. He opened fire on the officer who stopped him and was wounded by the officer's return fire. He was convicted of Trooper Warren's murder and sentenced to prison. He was denied parole in 2008.

Trooper Warren had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for five years and was assigned to Region 6. He had previously served as a special agent with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command for seven years. He is survived by his parents, two daughters, and three brothers.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .380 caliber
  • Offender Eligible for parole in 2011

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Rest in Peace Trooper Carlos Ray Warren. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice to the Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your family, friends and co-workers. I also pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer and his spawn! May he never see the light of day outside of the prison walls!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX

March 5, 2016

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