FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – Sheriff Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office would like to wish you a safe and fun “Fourth of July Weekend.”

ALL fireworks have been banned in the County of El Paso.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has extended El Paso County's fireworks ban until the morning of July 5th.
The extension allows for a full ban on the sale, use and possession of fireworks in the unincorporated areas until 7 a.m. July 5th

Violation of the ban is considered a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500.


The ban DOES not impact professional firework displays through out the county of El Paso.

Sheriff’s Deputies will also be focusing on DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.

“The Fourth of July weekend is a patriotic time to celebrate responsibly, don’t drink and drive!

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Published 02 July 2015 02:18 PM by lantunez

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