”MOST WANTED” FUGITIVE NABBED IN COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

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SECTION: El Paso County Sheriff's Office

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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

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shirtsCOLORADO 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.

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JAMES OLEN WORTHAM (34)

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AGGRAVATED ASSAULT W/ DEADLY WEAPON - $100,000 BOND

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CALEA-716188 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

Published 21 April 2011 09:55 AM by jtovar

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