MISSING PERSON – LUIS ADRIAN URIAS

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MISSING PERSON – LUIS ADRIAN URIAS

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of the El Paso County community in locating the following missing person.

Luis Adrian Urias age 27, left his residence on the 4800 block of Wingard the morning of October 7, 2019. He was last seen walking southbound on Zaragoza Rd at approximately 8:00 am, and he has not returned home since.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt, with a black long sleeve undershirt, gray sandals, and a gold-colored watch.

He requires medication, which he has been without since leaving his residence.

If you have information on the location of Luis Adrian Urias, please call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-538-2185 or 9-1-1.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

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UPDATE – October 11, 2019

Through the course of the investigation, Sheriff’s Office detectives received a tip providing information on the possible identity and location of the unknown individual.

As a result, detectives identified the individual as Alejandro Hernandez, age 54. Detectives made contact with Hernandez and determined he had abandoned the puppies.

On Friday, October 11, 2019, Hernandez was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for Cruelty to Non-Livestock Animals with a bond totaling $1,500.00.

No other information is available at this time.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

October 7, 2019

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the community in identifying an individual wanted for animal cruelty.

On September 2, 2019, video surveillance shows an unknown individual arrives at the 690 block of Horizon Blvd. The individual exits the vehicle removes a box from the car and approaches the dumpster on the property abandoning six canine puppies.

The individual was driving a dark-colored Hyundai vehicle and is believed to reside near the area where the incident occurred.

Sheriff’s Office Animal Welfare Officers recovered the puppies and they were taken to Animal Services. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating this as an animal cruelty case.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident or the identity of the individual please contact detectives at the Sheriff’s Office Montana Patrol Station at 915-856-4875 or Sheriff’s Office Communications at 915-832-4408.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS WANTED INDIVIDUAL–Beltran

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS WANTED INDIVIDUAL

October 7, 2019

El Paso, TX – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a wanted individual following a traffic stop in Far East El Paso County.

Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on the 190 N. San Elizario Rd. with the assistance of the Tribal Police Department.

Deputies made contact with Victor Beltran, and through the course of the traffic stop, deputies determined Beltran was wanted for seven outstanding warrants.

Beltran was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on five warrants for Deceptive Business Practice, and two warrants for Theft Prop >=$750<$2500, totaling $105,600.00 in bonds.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING THEFT

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING THEFT

October 3, 2019

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the

community regarding a theft that occurred at a tire shop located in far east El Paso County.

The theft occurred on August 31, 2019, when two unknown individuals removed numerous tires from the business located on the 800 block of Peyton Rd.

Video surveillance shows the individuals approach the door and removing the tires from the storage area.

If anyone has any information regarding this theft or the identities of the individuals please contact detectives at the Sheriff’s Office Montana Patrol Station at 915-856-4875 or Sheriff’ s Office Communications at 915-832-4408.

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SHERIFF RICHARD D.WILES AND EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVE CHECK FROM HOMELAND SECURITY

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SHERIFF RICHARD D.WILES AND EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVE CHECK FROM HOMELAND SECURITY

The Office of Homeland Security and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office work long term investigations of organized crime and Narcotics smuggling.  When the cases are closed, certain assets that were purchased with illicit proceeds are seized and auctioned in accordance with state and federal laws.  The proceeds from the auctions are divided amongst the participating agencies. 

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, HSI SAC Jack P. Stanton presented Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with a check for $75,000 as a result of the Sheriff’s Office participation in these long term investigations.  These Monies are used by the agency to offset needs that would normally be paid for by tax payers. 

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OPERATION SAFE STREETS RESULTS

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OPERATION SAFE STREETS RESULTS

October 1, 2019

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney’s Office, County Court Administration and Criminal Justice Coordination conducted Operation Safe Streets from August 8, 2019 – September 28, 2019, to give people an opportunity to clear their outstanding misdemeanor and felony warrants.

The results of the operation are as follows:

· The operation yielded 1173 attempts to locate wanted persons.

· Arrests of wanted persons Total = 748 State, County, and City Fugitives.

Warrants cleared through Satellite Booking

· 90 warrants cleared totaling $590,850.00 in bonds

· 87 people arrested

o 31 Felony Arrests

o 56 Misdemeanor Arrests

Warrants cleared through Multi-Agency Round-Up

· 786 warrants cleared totaling $10,421,419.00 in bonds

· 629 people arrested

o 415 Felony Arrests

o 214 Misdemeanor Arrests

El Paso Municipal Criminal Warrants Cleared

· 32 people arrested totaling $100,073.00 in bonds

Total Amount of Bonds (State, County, and City)

· $11,112,342.00


CONTINUE CLEARING YOUR WARRANTS

YEAR-ROUND WITH SATELLITE BOOKING

Satellite Booking is located at the El Paso County Courthouse, 500 E. San Antonio LL-110. It gives you the opportunity to be processed without having to be booked into jail.

Before reporting to the Satellite Booking Office, you must have posted bond either by;

1. Making arrangements in advance to post bond by a bonding company of your choice OR

2. Paying a cash bond at the County Jail. You must bring your receipt with you.

Additionally, Satellite Booking can only be utilized when a defendant has an outstanding

warrant from the Court and he/she needs to be booked. This avoids a lengthy booking process at the jail and reduces the time spent when the defendant has a bondable outstanding warrant.

If you have any other warrants including Tickets, Out of County Warrants, Parole Violations, Wanted Person or Pink Warrants, you will need to surrender at the El Paso County Jail.

Satellite Booking Office

El Paso County Courthouse

500 E. San Antonio LL-110

El Paso, TX 79901

915-546-2121

Mon – Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm.

HOW CAN I FIND OUT IF I HAVE A WARRANT?

Online at https://casesearch.epcounty.com/PublicAccess/Search.aspx?ID=100

For more information: 915-546-2214 or 915-546-2093

WHAT BONDING COMPANIES CAN POST MY SURETY BOND? (list attached)

http://www.epcounty.com/bailbondboard/documents/ACTIVE%20BONDING%20COMPANIES%20MASTER%20JULY%202019.pdf

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SPAY AND NEUTER PROGRAM OCTOBER SCHEDULE

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SPAY AND NEUTER PROGRAM

OCTOBER SCHEDULE

October 1, 2019

El Paso, TX- The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has launched a FREE Spay and Neuter Program for residents of El Paso County.

Animals that are spayed or neutered can also receive their microchip, rabies and booster shots FREE. Services cannot be administered independently; you must have the three services done the same day.

The spay and neuter program is open to residents of Horizon City, Vinton, Anthony, Clint, and residents of other unincorporated areas within El Paso County. 

**** Spay and Neuter services will now be available by appointment ONLY. ****

Please take note of the following before booking your spay and neuter appointment.

Ø Appointments are limited per event.

Ø To schedule an appointment call (915) 886-2724, (915)851-0191, and (915) 856-4875.

October Schedule:

Wednesday, October 9

Upper Valley

Thursday, October 10

Lower Valley

Friday, October 11

Horizon City

Thursday, October 17

Lower Valley

Thursday, October 24

Lower Valley

Friday, October 25

Horizon City

Thursday, October 31

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CAPITAL MURDER UPDATE

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CAPITAL MURDER UPDATE

September 27, 2019

El Paso, TX - On July 02, 2018, Vicente Cuellar was tried and convicted of Capital Murder, for unlawfully, intentionally causing the death of an individual and murdering more than one person during the same criminal transaction. Cuellar was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

The sentence stems from the following incident: On December 09, 2015, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Offices Major Crimes Unit responded to the 15000 block of N. Loop Dr. in Clint, Texas, in reference to an Unattended Death.

The deceased was later identified as David Miranda. Through the course of the investigation, Detectives were able to link his death with the body of a burnt female body discovered inside a vehicle, two days earlier and identified as Maria Cuellar.

On August 30, 2016, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit arrested Vicente Cuellar and Alan Fraire, both El Paso County residents for Capital Murder. Both were booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility with no bond.

On September 27, 2019, Alan Fraire was tried and convicted for Capital Murder and Tampering with Evidence in the same incident. Fraire was sentenced to life plus 5 years in prison.

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HOSTS NATIONAL COFFEE WITH A DEPUTY DAY - 2019

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

HOSTS NATIONAL COFFEE WITH A DEPUTY DAY

September 26, 2019

El Paso, TX – Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting National “Coffee with a Deputy” Day, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Sheriff’s deputies will join officers from law enforcement agencies in all 50 states and five foreign countries in observing National “Coffee with a Deputy/Cop” Day.

The national movement focuses on building trust between law enforcement and the communities we serve.  Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on-hand to address questions or issues being faced by citizens in their neighborhoods.

Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the deputies of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office invite you to join us for a cup of coffee and a conversation.

The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the following locations:

Cotton Eyed Joe’s Restaurant

Address: 1591 N FM 1110 Rd, Clint, TX

Event held from: 7:30am – 9:00am

Los Barriles Mexican Restaurant

Address: 6761 Doniphan Dr, Canutillo TX

Event held from: 7:30am – 9:00am

Ensenada Restaurant

Address: 14281 Montana Ave Ste 8, El Paso, TX

Event held from: 8:30am – 10:00am

McDonalds

Address: 4545 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX

Event held from: 7:30am – 9:00am

STARBUCKS (2LOCATIONS)

Address: 6669 Gateway Blvd and Airway

3400 Joe Battle and Edgemere

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

September 26, 2019

El Paso, TX - On February 20, 2019, the Horizon Police Department responded to the 14400 block of Golden Eagle Dr. in reference to a traffic hazard.

When officers made contact with Ericka Ivonne Pacheco she advised them she had dragged her two dogs with her vehicle. The Sheriff’s Office Animal Welfare Unit recovered the dogs and they were taken to Animal Services for further evaluation. As a result of the injuries sustained, the dogs were euthanized.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office detectives took over the investigation and on September 18, 2019, an arrest warrant for Pacheco was obtained.

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Pacheco self-surrendered to El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies. She was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on two counts of Cruelty Non-Livestock Animal. 

No other information is available at this time.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS MOST WANTED INDIVIDUAL

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS MOST WANTED INDIVIDUAL

September 23, 2019

El Paso, TX - On Monday, September 23, 2019, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the Fugitive Apprehension and Warrants Section arrested a wanted individual in east El Paso.

Sheriff’s Office deputies received information on the possible location Alma Ortega. Through the course of the investigation, deputies located Ortega at a restaurant located in the 1500 of North Zaragoza.

Ortega was taken into custody and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on an outstanding warrant for Manslaughter with a bond totaling $70,000.

No other information is available at this time.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS INDIVIDUAL FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS INDIVIDUAL FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY

September 18, 2019

El Paso, TX - On August 31, 2019, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Brandeis Dr. and Grand River Dr. in reference to a horse in distress.

Detectives conducted an investigation and determined the horse was in the care and control of Liliana Vega age 43, who failed to provide proper care. The horse was malnourished leaving his rib and hip bones visible.

The horse was impounded and is being fostered by Horses Unlimited Rescue and Education Center.

An arrest warrant was obtained and Vega was arrested and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for Cruelty to Livestock Animal Neglect with a $5,000 bond.

No other information is available at this time.

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- PHONE SCAM ALERT

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- PHONE SCAMS

September 18, 2019

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive calls from El Paso citizens harassed by scammers impersonating various local entities in an attempt to monetarily defraud their victims.

Entities include Sheriff’s Office, Social Security Office, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Office, El Paso Electric, Internal Revenue, and the El Paso District Clerk’s Office.

The scammer/offender identifies themselves as a representative from any one of these organizations and then claims that the individual/victim has ignored one of the following: Social Security investigation, jury duty summons, unpaid tickets, warrants or court summons. The individual/victim is then advised they must make a payment to resolve the matter.

In cases where a payment is requested, the VICTIM is told to buy Money Trax cards or gift cards for varying amounts to resolve the matter. After the VICTIM purchases the money cards, the scammer requests the serial numbers displayed on the money cards so that the warrant can be taken care of. Those numbers are then turned into cash by the scammer depriving the victim of the money.

In cases where a payment is requested, the VICTIM is told to buy Money Trax cards or gift cards for varying amounts to resolve the matter. After the VICTIM purchases the money cards, the scammer requests the serial numbers displayed on the money cards so that the warrant can be taken care of. Those numbers are then turned into cash by the scammer depriving the victim of the money.

The Sheriff’s office would also like to remind citizens that they will never be contacted by phone requesting payment for missed jury duty summons, unpaid tickets, or outstanding criminal warrants.

Additionally, citizens are encouraged not to exchange any personal or financial information over the phone.

The public can call the Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit to confirm if there is an outstanding warrant in their name by calling 915-546-2214. For any matters relating to jury duty please contact 915-546-8102.

If anyone has been a victim of these scams, please contact the proper authorities. El Paso Police Department non-emergency number is 915-832-4400 and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number is 915-832-4408

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS MOST WANTED INDIVIDUAL–PUEBLA

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS MOST WANTED INDIVIDUAL

September 17, 2019

El Paso, TX - On Monday, September 16, 2019, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the Fugitive Apprehension and Warrants Section arrested a wanted individual in east El Paso.

Sheriff’s Office deputies received information on the possible location Alberto Puebla. Deputies conducted an investigation at a residence located on the 11700 block of Jim Thorpe Dr. and located Puebla inside the home.

Puebla was taken into custody and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for Theft of Property <$2,500 2+ Convictions, and two counts of Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse Elderly.

Puebla was previously featured as a MOST WANTED individual by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office through Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

No other information is available at this time.

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SHERIFF RICHARD D. WILES TO KICK-OFF YUCCA COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS POPCORN SALE SEASON

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SHERIFF RICHARD D. WILES TO KICK-OFF YUCCA COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS POPCORN SALE SEASON

September 16, 2019

El Paso, TX – Today marks the official start of the 2019 Yucca Council Boy Scouts Popcorn sale. The ceremonial first sale to Sheriff Richard Wiles will take place on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 5:00pm, at Sheriff’s Office Headquarters.

Scouts from across our area are looking for your help as they learn how to set goals, pay their own way and support a year’s worth of character building activities.

Starting Saturday, September 21, Scouts of all ages will begin their 2019 popcorn sale at area businesses and neighborhoods. Supporting a Scout through the popcorn sale is much more than just buying a snack; it helps these young people learn the value of working to pay for their share of year-round activities instead of relying on their parents to provide the money necessary.

The popcorn sale will often be the difference in whether or not Scouts are able to go to summer camp, attend a leadership training course or other activities. This is due in part to the fact that the Scouting program does not receive any direct governmental funding.

Scouts learn through the popcorn sale how to set a goal, evaluate what’s necessary to achieve that goal and then build a plan to realize the expected results. Research by Louis Harris and Associates demonstrate just how critical these skills can be to success later in life. Harris’ results show that those who were Scouts five or more years as boys are more likely than those with no Scouting experience to graduate from high school and college, and value helping others over one’s own self-interest. For the past five years, Scouts in West Texas and Southern New Mexico have provided an average of nearly 22,500 hours of community service annually benefiting schools, parks and public lands and houses of worship.

As for the popcorn itself, Scouts are selling microwave popcorn in Butter Light, Kettle Corn and Unbelievable Butter flavors, as well as signature snacks like Caramel Corn, Caramel Corn with Nuts, White Cheddar, and Jalapeno Cheddar. All flavors of microwave popcorn are made with heart-healthy canola oil, making them lower in calories, total fat, saturated fat and sodium, while also providing Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids. The entire product line also contains 0g trans fats.

Customers also have the option of purchasing popcorn treats that will be shipped to U.S. service members stationed all over the world. 70% of military donations or other popcorn sale purchases support local Scouting.

To learn more about the Scouts’ popcorn sale in your community, please contact the Yucca Council at 915-772-2292.

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