MANHUNT MONDAY 1/04: LUIS RIVAS
MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010
(PHOTOS ABOVE OF FUGITIVE RIVAS)
NAME: RIVAS, LUIS (19)
AKA: RODRIGUEZ, RAMON
WEIGHT: 150 lbs.
PLACE OF BIRTH:
El Paso, Texas
Right Arm – 1.) "VERONICA"
2.) SKULLS w/ "SEE NO EVIL HEAR NO EVIL SPEAK NO EVIL
Left Arm - FOOT PRINTS
3 COUNTS AGGRAVATED ROBBERY - $250,000 TOTAL BOND / **NO BOND**
MONTANA VISTA- This week’s Manhunt Monday Fugitive is a subject just featured on Manhunt last November 2009 - wanted for his part in a rash of Criminal Attempted Aggravated Robberies in the East Montana area of El Paso County, TX that occurred in September 2009. The suspects used handguns and ATV’s in their attempt to commit the robberies. Two out of the Three subjects involved in the robberies have been arrested. Detectives are close in nabbing the 3rd subject and are asking for assistance from the community.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW ROBBERY VIDEO
This crime was featured as Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week” for the week of September 18, 2009. CLICK HERE TO SEE FEATURE
On Wednesday night, September 9th, about 9:20 P.M., Deputies were called to the La Bannana store at 3582 Mark Jason in the Montana Vista area about an aggravated robbery. While en route, they received another robbery in progress at El Pasito meat market in the 4000 block of Desert Meadows. While at the location, yet a third call came in about yet another aggravated robbery in progress at the Dollar General store located at 14392 Montana.
As Deputies responded to the Dollar General store, they saw an all-terrain vehicle leaving the area at a high rate of speed with the headlights off. They pursued the ATV as it continued at high speeds through the desert, but lost sight of it a short time later. The ATV was later found abandoned in the desert near Desert Meadows. The Deputies followed foot impressions leading from the ATV but eventually lost them in the sand.
Two .22 caliber handguns (each with two live rounds), were located about 50 yards from the ATV. Surveillance video from the Dollar General shows two suspects entering the store and displaying handguns. They were wearing cholo-type caps and bandannas over their faces. In one of the robberies committed earlier that night, the suspects were reported to be wearing ski masks.
In total, 3 subjects were involved in these crimes, they were identified as MARC ANTHONY HERRERA, LUIS RIVAS & MANUEL VARGAS. All 3 remained at large until early Friday morning 11-20-09 when Deputies apprehended the 1st of the 3 subjects. He was identified as 18 year-old MANUEL VARGAS who remains at the El Paso County Detention Facility under a $150,000 BOND & another unrelated drug charge.
A few hours after being featured on November 23rd, 2009’s- edition of MANHUNT MONDAY, Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Persons Detectives learned that 2nd WANTED FUGITIVE MARC ANTHONY HERRERA may have fled to the State of Kentucky. Detectives were able to obtain a possible address in Prespawnsville, Kentucky. Detectives made contact with the Kentucky Authorities & provided all pertinent information on HERRERA. Later that Manhunt Monday afternoon 11-23-09, Kentucky Authorities contacted Sheriff’s Office Detectives informing them that WANTED suspect MARC ANTHONY HERRERA had been taken into custody. HERRERA was recently extradited back to El Paso, Texas & remains at the El Paso County Detention Facility under nearly a $400,000 Bond.
is the lone fugitive who remains at large. Sheriff’s Office Detectives have been hot on the trail of RIVAS
who knows he is wanted and continues eluding authorities. New information received indicates RIVAS
who was previously said to have fled the Borderland has returned and is in hiding with family & friends.
El Paso County Sheriff’s Detectives warn if anyone is caught harboring fugitives, they will be prosecuted. Detectives are urging anyone who knows the whereabouts or has seen LUIS RIVAS to please call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (8477). Callers will remain anonymous & may be eligible for a reward if the information provided leads to the apprehension of the individuals featured.
MARC ANTHONY HERRERA
3 COUNTS AGGRAVATED ROBBERY - $350,000 TOTAL BOND
EVADING ARREST / DETENTION-
3 COUNTS AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
$150,000 TOTAL BOND
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in March of 2001 was the first Sheriff’s Office in the State of Texas to be Internationally Accredited from CALEA and is now the recipient of the First CALEA Tri-Arc award in Texas (4th in the Nation) to have accreditations in: Law Enforcement, Communications, Training Academy.