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BE A HERO & GIVE BLOOD AT THE 2013 BATTLE OF THE BADGES

NEWS RELEASE

DATE & TIME: Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 1:55 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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EPCSO-DWI ARRESTS 08/13-08/15

DATE & TIME: Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 1:30 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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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DWI ARRESTS

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Arrested: 08-13-13
LINO VARGAS (29)
Intoxicated Assault Causes SBI
Bond: $5,000

El PASO TEXAS- On 08-13-13 at approximately 11:00 PM Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an MVA at the intersection of Montana Ave. & O’leary, El Paso County, TX, where the driver of a Dodge Stratus lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the dirt median where the vehicle then stuck a “Keep Off Median” sign, detached a light post and dragged it before rolling over onto its rooftop. The driver, 29 year old Lino Vargas and his 19 year old female passenger were transported to a local area hospital. Vargas was booked into the Detention Facility and charged with Intoxicated Assault causing SBI. The extent of the passenger’s injuries is unknown at this time. The occupants appeared to have been arguing prior to the crash.

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Arrested: 08-14-13
Jaime Chavez (52)
DWI BAC>=0.15
Bond: $750
EL PASO TEXAS- On 08-14-13 at approximately 5:00 AM, a Sheriff's Deputy spotted a 1997 Chevrolet Celebrity traveling at the 1500 block of San Antonio, El Paso County, TX, with a right rear passenger door open.  A traffic stop of the said vehicle lead to the arrest of driver/Jaime Chavez after Chavez failed  several Standard Field Sobriety Tests and had an Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) over the legal limit.  Chavez was also booked for an outstanding Sheriff’s Office traffic warrant.  
   
   
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Arrested: 08-14-13
Luis Garcia
DWI
Bond:$1,500
EL PASO TEXAS- On 08-14-13 Sheriff’s Deputies received information from Sheriff’s Office Communications of a possible DWI driver traveling on Loop 375.  Further investigation revealed the driver/Luis Garcia  was seen commit numerous traffic violations as he was traveling southbound on Loop 375.   Garcia was placed under arrest after failing several Standard Field Sobriety Tests.  Garcia was booked after a mandatory blood draw was administered.     
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Arrested: 08-15-13
Daniel Luna (24)
DWI
Bond:$600
EL PASO TEXAS- on 08-15-13 at approximately 2:00 AM Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Driver/Daniel Luna after he was seen driving northbound without headlights on N. Zaragosa, El Paso, County, TX.  A traffic stop resulted in the Deputy detecting a strong odor of alcohol and “cologne” emitting from inside the vehicle.  Luna stated he left from a nearby bar at the time of the stop.  Results of a Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) administered to Luna also showed Luna was over the legal limit.  Luna was charged with DWI and booked into the Detention Facility. 
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Arrested: 08-15-13
Sarah Dominguez (50)
DWI BAC >=0.15
Bond: $750
EL PASO TEXAS- On 08-15-13 at 1:20 AM a Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop after spotting a Mazda pick-up with no visible registration plates and failing to drive in a single lane traveling at the 14600 block of Alameda Ave., El Paso County, TX.   Further investigation revealed the driver/Sarah Dominguez’ BAC results were over the legal the limit.   Dominguez
CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 08-16-13: POLICE INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

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An Aggravated Robbery is this weeks,

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man robs a Northeast El Paso business at gun point and Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man through the Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.” On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 31st, 2013, just before 4:30, a man walked into the Payless Shoe store located at 8401 Dyer. Once inside, the man walked over to the checkout and approached an employee that was working the cash register.  The suspect then threatened the employee with a handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  The man fled the scene with an undisclosed amount.  The suspect was captured on surveillance video and is described as being 5`11” in height, having a thin build, and has short hair on the sides and long dark brown hair on top.  The suspect was wearing a long sleeve blue shirt, faded blue jeans, and a gray bandana covering his right hand. The suspect also used a red bandana to cover his face. 

(VIDEO COURTESY: CRIME STOPPERS OF EL PASO)

CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 08-16-13: POLICE INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

image_thumb8_thumb1_thumb_thumb_thum If you have any information about the identity of the man captured on video, please call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (566-8477) or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org. You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward up to $1,000.

CLICK ON EITHER ICON BELOW TO SUBMIT A TIP

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Text “CRIME1” plus your tip to “CRIMES” (274637)

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Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Inc. has now launched our social networking sites:

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videocameraCRIME STOPPERS OF EL PASO is a non-profit organization that brings together the community, law enforcement, and the media to solve crime.

Crime Stoppers of El Paso ’13 stats / Since inception (1978)

Subjects arrested 47 / 4055

Cases 69 / 4909

Narcotics recovered $ 21,685 / $ 47,999,985

Property recovered $ 25,000 / $ 4,229,356

Rewards issued $ 15,550 / $ 942,600

END OF NEWS RELEASE

REMINDER: SHERIFF’S TOWN HALL MEETING 08/20/13

NEWS RELEASE

DATE & TIME:  Friday, August 16, 2013 – 10:00 AM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

Chris Acosta

Cell: 915-479-0797

Office: (915) 538-2223

EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

 

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LABOR DAY DWI ENFORCEMENT

DATE & TIME:  Thursday,  August  15, 2013 @ 7:20 AM

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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EL PASO, TX-The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office through a Texas Department of Transportation grant will be enhancing patrol efforts to crack down on DWI drivers this Labor Day Holiday.  Officers will be vigilant for DWI violators and violation of any other traffic offenses.  The goal is to reduce the number of fatal or serious injury collisions where accidents are most likely to occur.

The  DWI Labor Day Enforcement will begin August 17, 2013 thru September 2, 2013 throughout El Paso County, TX.

The Sheriff’s Office reminds citizens El Paso County is part of the “No Refusal” program.  Be responsible Don’t Drink and Drive.   


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MANHUNT MONDAY 08-12-13: LUIS CARRILLO

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: LUIS ANGEL CARRILLO (49)

DOB: 06-08-1964

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’10”

WEIGHT: 160 lbs.

HAIR: Black

EYES: Brown

BUILD: Medium

PLACE OF BIRTH: Juarez, Mexico

TATTOO: RIGHT ARM – ”DANNY” / LEFT ARM - “CHELA”

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EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual wanted for a sex crime. The target is identified as LUIS A. CARRILLO of El Paso, Texas (originally Juarez, Mexico).

In 2011, LUIS A. CARRILLO molested a young girl (family member) and fled the area shortly after charges were filed. New information reveals CARRILLO may have returned to the El Paso area. He is wanted on 5 counts for INDECENCY WITH A CHILD.

Law Enforcement is asking the Community to help get this individual off the streets.

LUIS A. CARRILLO knows he is wanted and remains on the run. He has several friends and family who live in the Borderland. If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of

LUIS A. CARRILLO please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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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.

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videocamera MANHUNT MONDAY & CRIME STOPPERS OF EL PASO are partners with the media to fulfill our mission of reducing the fear of illegal activity in our neighborhoods by involving the community in helping Law Enforcement solve crime.

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“LITTLE MASON” FUNRAISER PROCEEDS PRESENTED TODAY

DATE & TIME:  Sunday, August 11, 2013 @ 9:30 AM

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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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LITTLE MASON RODRIGUEZ FINDRAISER

Through the months of July and August the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Morale, Welfare and Recreation Committee (MWRC) in partnership with the Three Legged Monkey initiated a fundraiser for “Little Mason” after learning “Little Mason” was born on May 27, 2013 and diagnosed with an inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor, known to be uncommon in newborns, making Little Mason’s case the only one in the world.  The MWRC appreciates and thanks its members who assisted with ticket sales and all who contributed by purchasing a ticket. 

The MWRC will present all proceeds made from ticket sales to Little Mason’s mother today,  August 11, 2013 at 5:00 pm at 1550 Hawkins, El Paso, TX. All media is welcome to attend this event.

The owner of the Three Legged Monkey, Michael Armstrong, will also be donating all food profits made on August 11, 2013 to “Little Mason”.  So come by and try some delicious food.   

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MAN EVADES DEPUTY DURING TRAFFIC STOP

NEWS RELEASE

RELEASE DATE & TIME: Sunday, August 11, 2013 @  8:30  AM

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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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image_thumb3EL PASO TEXAS- At approximately 2:15 AM, a Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling the Lower-Valley observed the driver of a silver & black Dodge pick-up fail to use the turn signal as it turned onto Linwood Dr. , El Paso County Texas.  Before the vehicle came to a stop, the Deputy noticed the passenger/offender make several suspicious movements.  Once stopped, the offender exited the vehicle, dropped an unknown item, and fled on foot southbound onto Lindwood Dr.  The Deputy gave chase to the 14600 block of Pasaje Rd. where the offender came to a dead end.  The offender was tased prior to disobeying all commands as the offender walked towards the Deputy.  The offender was identified as Mariano Macias of the 15000 block of Colonia Tierra, Clint, TX, and charged with Evading Arrest and Detention. It is unknown what Macias was seen drop.  

 

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MARIANO MACIAS (18)

CHARGE: EVADING ARREST & DETENTION

BOND:$500

“HYDROCODONE” FOUND DURING TRAFFIC STOP

DATE & TIME: Friday, August 9, 2013 @ 2:30 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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EL PASO TEXAS- On 08-09-13 a approximately 1:20 AM, a Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling the Montana Vista area in El Paso County Texas, conducted a traffic stop on a red vehicle that disregarded a stop sign at the intersection of Asencion St. and Greg Dr.  The vehicle, a red Mazda Protégé, was occupied by (4) males with the driver appearing very nervous.  A consent to search the vehicle was obtained as the Deputy detected the smell of burnt marijuana emitting from the said vehicle.  During the search of the vehicle, the Deputy located (24) tablets believed to be Hydrocodone inside a cigarette box underneath a passenger seat.  Further investigation revealed the right rear passenger identified as Bryan Ramos claimed ownership of the pills.  Ramos was placed under arrest for Possession of  Dangerous Drug. 

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BRYAN RAMOS (21)

CHARGES: Possession of Dangerous Drug

BOND: $750

OVER 100 LBS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP

DATE & TIME: Friday, August 9, 2013 @ 2:00 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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EL PASO TEXAS- On 08-07-13, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Strike Team/Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on Interstate Highway-10, Westbound at mile marker 23, El Paso County, Texas, on a white Chrysler 300 for a moving violation. 

During the roadside interview, the driver admitted to the Deputy that he had marijuana inside of the vehicle.  A Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit was summoned to the location in which the K-9 alerted to the odor of narcotics.  A subsequent search of the vehicle lead Deputies to over 90 bundles of marijuana, all together weighing over 100 pounds.  The driver, 41 year old Ruben Calderon Perez of Horizon City, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana over 50 lbs.-under/2000 lbs. with a bond of $20,000. 

 

REMINDER: PICK UP YOUR “BORDER RUN 2013” PACKET TODAY!

DATE & TIME: Friday, August 9, 2013 @ 9:30 AM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

Chris Acosta

Cell: 915-479-0797

Office: (915) 538-2223

EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013

11:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

AT UP AND RUNNING

3233 NORTH MESA ST., EL PASO, TEXAS.

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CLICK ON RACEADVENTURES ICON BELOW TO REGISTER ON-LINE NOW:

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GRPointing upOUPS WHO WISH TO REGISTER FOR A SPECIFIC WAVE –REGISTER EARLY!

 

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BRING THE FAMILY TO EL PASO’S 1ST “BORDER RUN”-PACKET PICK-UP 08/09/13

DATE & TIME: Thursday, August 8, 2013 @ 3:45 PM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

Chris Acosta

Cell: 915-479-0797

Office: (915) 538-2223

EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013

11:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

AT UP AND RUNNING

3233 NORTH MESA ST., EL PASO, TEXAS.

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CLICK ON RACEADVENTURES ICON BELOW TO REGISTER ON-LINE NOW:

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“LITTLE MASON” FUNDRAISER PROCEEDS TO BE PRESENTED

DATE & TIME:  Thursday, August 8, 2013 @ 3:30 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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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LITTLE MASON RODRIGUEZ fundraiser

 

Through the months of July and August the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Morale, Welfare and Recreation Committee (MWRC) in partnership with the Three Legged Monkey initiated a fundraiser for “Little Mason” after learning “Little Mason” was born on May 27, 2013 and diagnosed with an inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor, known to be uncommon in newborns, making Little Mason’s case the only one in the world.  The MWRC appreciates and thanks its members who assisted with ticket sales and all who contributed by purchasing a ticket. 

The MWRC will present all proceeds made from ticket sales to Little Mason’s mother,  on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 5:00 pm at 1550 Hawkins, El Paso, TX. All media is welcome to attend this event. 

The owner of the Three Legged Monkey, Michael Armstrong, will also be donating all food profits made on August 11, 2013 to “Little Mason”.  So come by and try some delicious food.   

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INMATE VISITATION POSTPONED FOR TWO WEEKS

DATE & TIME:  Thursday, August 8, 2013 @ 10:30 AM

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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EL PASO TEXAS- Inmate visitation for the El Paso Downtown Detention Facility, located at 601 E. Overland, will be postponed for the next two weeks starting Saturday, August 10, 2013 due to maintenance work.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Normal visitation will resume after August 17, 2013.  For questions, please contact 915-546-2228. 

EPCSO HOSTS “SHERIFF’S TOWN” AUGUST 12th THRU 15th

DATE & TIME:  Wednesday, August 7, 2013 @ 12:30 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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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