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Agt. Carlos Rivera-Vega, Puerto Rico, PD, PR; EOW: Tuesday, 1-21-2014

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PoliceLink Officer Down Remembers...



Agent Carlos Rivera-Vega
Puerto Rico Police Department

Puerto Rico
End of Watch: Tuesday, January 21, 2014



Biographical Information
Age: 32
Tour of Duty: 14 Years
Badge Number: Not Available


Incident Details
Location: Oklahoma County
Cause: Gunfire
Incident Date: Tuesday, 01-14-2014
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Suspect: Committed Suicide


 


Agent Carlos Rivera-Vega succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained seven days earlier in an unprovoked attack while conducting an investigation.


He and other members of the Mayagüez Drugs Division had gone to the Concordia Public Housing complex, in Mayagüez, during the course of the investigation. While on scene, a resident walked up to them and began questioning why the officers were at the complex. The man suddenly produced a .357 caliber handgun and opened fire, striking Agent Rivera-Vega in the abdomen two times.


The subject ran a short distance away from the scene, and committed suicide as other officers pursued him.


Agent Rivera-Vega was transported to Rio Piedras Medical Center where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.


Agent Rivera-Vega served 14 years with the Puerto Rico Police Department.


He is survived by his wife and two children.


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:


Superintendent James Tuller

Puerto Rico Police Department

PO Box 70166

San Juan, PR 00936


Phone: (787) 792-1234


 


 


                                                        


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Thank you for your service, Agent Carlos Rivera-Vega. Condolences and prayers to his Widow, Children, Co-workers, Friends, Community, and Puerto Rico. 


You may now stand down.


                                                                                                       


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Rest In Peace Brother Officer. May God watch over your family and friends during this difficult time.


Bad stuff happens to good people, handle it and overcome.
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 Rest in Peace Agent Rivera-Vega.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and agency.

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Rest in Peace, Brother!! Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!


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Rest in Peace Brother!  Prayers and condolences to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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 Rest in peace, Agent Rivera-Vega. My deepest condolences to your family and agency.

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Rest in peace. May God watch over your family and department.

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R.I.P. Agent Carlos Rivera-Vega.


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 RIP Agent Rivera-Vega.


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Rest in Peace Agent Rivera-Vega...

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Rest in Peace Agent Rivera-Vega. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and the Puerto Rico Police Department.

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 Words may not take away the pain from someone losing someone so dear.  May God continue to give you the strength to overcome the pain. It is with deepest sympathy!

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REST IN PEACE AGT. CARLOS RIVERA- VEGA . THANKYOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTON. MY THOUGHTS ARE SENT TO YOUR WIFE , CHILDREN AND FELLOW AGENTS AT THIS TIME AND ALWAYS.

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R.I.P. Brother.

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Rest in Peace Brother !

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Rest in peace, Agent Rivera-Vega.

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May Agent Rivera - Vega find peace in God's loving embrace, God's mercy be with his family and friend's and he be remembered for how he lived his life.

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Deepest condolences to the family friends and co-workers of Agt. Vega.  R.i.P.

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rest in peace

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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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God comfort the family and friends of dear Agent Carlos Rivera-Vega, so loved.  Bless and keep them well.

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  Rest In Peace Brother !!

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Rest in peace, Agent Rivera-Vega.


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Thank you for your dedicated and faithful services Agent Rivera-Vega.Blessings to those left behind.

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RIP

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Rest in Peace Agent Rivera-Vega. May God be with your family and friends.

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r.i.p

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May Agent Rivera-Vega and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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