STRIKE TEAM DEPUTIES RECOVER STOLEN FIREARM

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Angelica Becerra

Public Information Officer   

Office: (915) 538-2119

Pager: (915) 533-0733 (#5237)

EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EL PASO TX-On 11-5-12, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Strike Team members arrested HUMBERTO MARTINEZ, for Theft of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon after Sheriff’s Deputies followed up on information received that a male subject was attempting to sell a handgun at two separate locations.

Information received lead Deputies to believe the firearm attempted to be sold was the same weapon stolen at a Burglary of Vehicle incident reported on 11-04-12 that occurred at the 14400 block of Gateway West, El Paso County, TX.

Further investigation confirmed the firearm was the same taken from the vehicle reported the day before.  The investigation continues with additional charges forthcoming. MARTINEZ remains in the El Paso County Detention Facility under a $40,000 bond.

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HUMBERTO MARTINEZ (31)

CHARGE(S):

THEFT OF FIREARM / BOND: $ 20,000

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON / BOND: 20,000

Published 06 November 2012 09:30 AM by abecerra

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