MAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF MEMORIAL MARKERS

DATE & TIME:  Friday, July 26, 2013 @ 3:00 PM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

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EL PASO TEXAS- On 07-25-13 a Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to the 12400 block of Montana Ave., El Paso County Texas, in reference to a theft that occurred at a cemetery which resulted in the arrest of 23 year old Pedro Buentello of Socorro, TX.  Buentello was reportedly employed for the cemetery at the time of the offense when he allegedly took (6) memorial markers and attempted to sell them at a recycling company in far East El Paso the day before.  Buentello was picked up yesterday evening by Sheriff’s Officials at the Detention Facility and re-booked for Theft charges.  Buentello was currently incarcerated for two outstanding municipal traffic warrants .   Buentello was charged with Theft of Property over $1,500. The bronze memorials were valued at approximately $6,000 total. 

 

ARRESTEDimage

PEDRO BUENTELLO

CHARGES:

THEFT OF PROPERTY O/$1,500-U/$20K

BOND: $6,000

 

Published 26 July 2013 03:00 PM by abecerra

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