Officer Carlo Cayabyab died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Tecate Port of Entry in Tecate, California.
Officer Cayabyab had served with the United States Customs and Border Patrol – Office of Field Operations for 15 years. He is survived by his mother, brother, and sister.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.