September 2023 Mission Moment
Deputy Sheriff Oscar Yovani Bolanos-Anavisca, Jr.
Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina
Deputies had completed a canine track, and Deputy Bolanos-Anavisca was walking along the roadway when a passing vehicle struck him. The driver fled the scene and was located a mile and a half from the scene. The subject, 25, was found to be intoxicated, taken into custody, and charged with murder.
Deputy Bolanos-Anavisca was transported by ambulance to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Deputy Bolanos-Anavisca had served with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office for two years. He is survived by his mother, father, siblings, and fiancé.