Fallen Agent: RAMON NEVAREZ, JR.
DOB: March 27, 1983
Entered: August 15, 2005
Departed: March 15, 2007
Postion: Border Patrol Agent
On March 15, 2007, Agent Ramon Nevarez, Jr. and his partner Agent David J. Tourscher were involved in a single vehicle accident while returning from patrol duties in the Lordsburg Station Area of Responsibility. Though a valiant effort was made to save Agent Nevarez by fellow Border Patrol Agents, the New Mexico State Police, the Luna County Sheriff’s Office, local EMS and local citizens, Agent Nevarez succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. Agent Nevarez had served with the Border Patrol for 2 years and was assigned to Lordsburg Station in the El Paso Sector. Agent Nevarez was raised in Laredo, Texas. Agent Nevarez was a graduate of Border Patrol Academy Class #598. Ramon’s fellow agents remember him as a dedicated agent with a great attitude, infectious smile, and an admirable work ethic.