”MOST WANTED” FUGITIVE NABBED IN COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
El Paso County Sheriff's Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Contact: Jesse Tovar /Public Information Officer
Pager: (915) 533-0733 (#5370)
SECTION: El Paso County Sheriff's Office
EVENT: TIP LEADS DEPUTIES TO LOCATION OF “MOST WANTED” SUBJECT
LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE: COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
DATE / TIME: 04/20/2011 5:30 PM
RESULT: ARREST MADE
RELEASE DATE / TIME : 04-10-2011 8:05 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO - On Wednesday 4-20-11 at 3:00 PM, Sheriff’s Office Strike Team Deputies acting on a Crime Stoppers tip attempted to locate Fugitive JAMES OLEN WORTHAM (34) at a residence in Northeast El Paso, TX. WORTHAM had an outstanding criminal warrant for AGGRAVATED ASSAULT W/ DEADLY WEAPON (Bond $100,000). Strike Team Deputies did not locate WORTHAM at that location but were able to develop other leads that possibly placed him living with a girlfriend in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Strike Team Deputies made contact with the Colorado Springs Authorities & provided all pertinent information on WORTHAM . Late Wednesday afternoon at about 5:30 PM, Colorado Springs (CO) Police Department were able to locate and apprehend WORTHAM . He he was booked into the El Paso County (CO) Criminal Detention Center awaiting extradition back to El Paso, TX.
JAMES OLEN WORTHAM was listed as one of Crime Stoppers of El Paso Most Wanted for the Sheriff’s Office & was profiled on December 25, 2010.
JAMES OLEN WORTHAM (34)
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT W/ DEADLY WEAPON - $100,000 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