#NeverForget: We Honor Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez who was killed while he and his partner were attacked as they responded to smuggling activity near I-10 in the area of Van Horn, Texas.
Agent Martinez's partner was able to notify dispatchers. They were both transported to a hospital where Agent Martinez succumbed to his wounds.
The suspect(s) who attacked them remain at large.
Agent Martinez had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years and was assigned to the Big Bend Sector. He is survived by his fiancee and son.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief of Border Patrol Ron Vitiello
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20229
Phone: (202) 344-1770 | #HonoringTheFallen#LEAP2#SaluteTheBlue 🇺🇸⚫️🔵⚫️🇺🇸
R.I.P. The Georgia Dome 🏛
9/6/1992 - 11/20/2017 🙏🏾 I've battled numerous bands under your watch and I've even seen a few Falcons soar, of all the arenas in the world, I will always love you more. #NeverForget#GeorgiaDome
(2004) 13 years ago today, 'Malice at the Palace' happened between the Pacers and Pistons. 9 players were suspended for a total of 146 games. When Ron Artest got into the locker room after, he asked Stephen Jackson, "Do you think we're going to get in trouble?" Never forget.