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Luis Pena Jr.

End of Watch

December 23, 2019

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On October 18, 2007 at approximately 7:35 pm, Border Patrol Agent Luis Peña (DOB 07/16/1977) was involved in a single vehicle roll-over accident while responding to a call for assistance in apprehending a narcotics smuggling group.  The accident occurred on Federal Route 20, mile post 4, on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation near Sells, Arizona.  As a result of the crash, BPA Peña suffered injuries to his spinal cord, rendering him quadriplegic.

 

On December 23, 2019, BPA Peña passed away.  His death was determined to be a line of duty death by the United States Border Patrol.