MANHUNT MONDAY 02-24-14: JOEL PONCE
NAME: JOEL PONCE (35)
ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE
WEIGHT: 280 lbs.
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE: BERINO, NM
EL PASO, TEXAS – This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual sought for Murder. The target has been identified as JOEL PONCE of Berino, NM.
Law Enforcement is seeking assistance from the Community in providing the whereabouts of JOEL PONCE who may be hiding in the Borderland area. In May 2013, 41 year-old Juan Perez was found unresponsive with head injuries in the 100 block of Saltbush in Berino, NM. As the investigation continued, JOEL PONCE surfaced as a person of interest & has not been seen since. PONCE knows authorities are looking for him and is on the run eluding capture. He is wanted for the Offense of: Murder (New Mexico) but has contacts & is known to frequent the areas of Berino & Las Cruces, New Mexico / El Paso,Texas & Northern Mexico.
The Victim’s Family is also offering a $1,000 Reward for information leading to the Capture of JOEL PONCE.
NEW INFORMATION: Over the weekend (February 21, 2014), PONCE was said to have been spotted at an East El Paso Sports Bar. Information received indicates, he now has his head shaved. He left the establishment just before the caller could alert authorities.
Since its inception in 2008, Tips & Information provided to MANHUNT MONDAY has resulted in the Capture of numerous fugitives in several parts of Texas & other States such as New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, California & south of the Border in Mexico.
If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of JOEL PONCE please contact Crime Stoppers Of El Paso at (915) 566-TIPS (8477) or the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department at (575) 525-1911 or the Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority at (575) 526-0795.
AUTHORITIES REMIND THE GENERAL PUBLIC – HARBORING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE IS A FELONY OFFENSE.
If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of
JOEL PONCE please (click on SUBMIT icon):
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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