November 2017 - Posts

EPCSO ARRESTS TWO MOST WANTED SUBJECTS

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EPCSO ARRESTS TWO MOST WANTED SUBJECTS

November 15, 2017

El Paso, TX – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the Criminal Warrants and Fugitive Apprehension Section took two “Most Wanted” subjects into custody in two separate instances on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a follow-up investigation following a tip received via Crime Stoppers of El Paso on the location of Susana Victorino age 40. Victorino was taken into custody on the 10000 block of Tom Granillo with the assistance of the Ysleta de Sur Pueblo Police Department.

Victorino was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for DWI W/Child under 15 YOA, DWI 3rd or More, Assault Family/Household Member W/Prev Conv and Injury to Child/ Elderly/Disabled Reckless Bodily Injury.

Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a follow-up investigation following a tip received via Crime Stoppers of El Paso on the location of Daniel Acevedo age 23. Acevedo was taken into custody on the 2000 block of Septiembre.

Acevedo was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on four outstanding warrants for Burglary of Habitation.

Victorino and Acevedo were previously featured as “WANTED” by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

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EPCSO AND EPCC “KEEP EL PASO WARM” DONATION PRESENTATION -- 2017

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EPCSO AND EPCC “KEEP EL PASO WARM” DONATION PRESENTATION

November 14, 2017

El Paso, TX – Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the El Paso Community College Professional Staff Association and EPCC Police Department kicked off the “Keep El Paso Warm,” blanket and coat drive in October. 

The Sheriff’s Office Community Services Section will receive over one hundred blankets collected from EPCC staff, faculty and students on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 10:00 am at the EPCC ASC Boardroom located at 9050 Viscount Blvd. Bldg. A.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies have identified families in need plus each Sheriff’s Unit will carry blankets for when they come across a family or person in the County of El Paso in need.

The donation presentation is open to our media partners, for scheduling please contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com.

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BURN BAN ORDER FOR COUNTY OF EL PASO - September 18, 2017

BURN BAN ORDER FOR COUNTY OF EL PASO IS EXTENDED

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El Paso, TX – On, Monday, September 18, 2017 Commissioners Court extended the County’s Burn Ban Order for an additional 90 days. 

The order will take effect on September 18, 2017, at the expiration of the prior burn ban.

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EPCSO CITIZENS’ ACADEMY RECAP

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EPCSO CITIZENS’ ACADEMY RECAP

November 9, 2017

El Paso, TX – Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office hosted a Citizens’ Academy August 16th – November 8th, 2017.

The academy offered participants a broad overview and unique insight into the various functions of the Sheriff’s Office.  Participants had the opportunity to participate in a ride-along with deputies to observe first hand the variety of calls handled by the Sheriff’s Office.  A tour of the Detention Facilities was conducted to demonstrate the daily duties of our detention staff.  Other topics of discussion included criminal investigation, the investigative process, and other Sheriff’s Office specialized units such as S.W.A.T and Crisis Negotiation.

On Thursday, November 8, 2017, the twenty participants graduated and received a certificate of completion for having completed 36 hours of education.

The Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy is hosted yearly, and we look forward to the 2018 session.

EPCSO ARRESTS MOST WANTED SUBJECT- GOMEZ

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EPCSO ARRESTS MOST WANTED SUBJECT

November 8, 2017

El Paso, TX – On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Criminal Warrants and Fugitive Apprehension Section arrested a Most Wanted subject.    

Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted an investigation and took Jose Gomez age 55 into custody at the 1400 block of Clay Basket.

Gomez was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for Burglary of Habitation under a $25,000 bond.

Gomez was previously featured as WANTED with Crime Stoppers of El Paso by the El Paso Police Department.

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EPCSO ARRESTS TWO SUBJECTS FOLLOWING TIP RECEIVED VIA TIP 411

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EPCSO ARRESTS TWO SUBJECTS FOLLOWING TIP RECEIVED VIA TIP 411

 

November 8, 2017

El Paso, TX – On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two subjects following a tip received from the Tip 411 service.

Sheriff’s Office conducted a follow-up investigation in central El Paso, through the course of the investigation deputies conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Arizona Ave. and Noble St.

A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of one pound of hydroponic marijuana, 21 grams of cocaine, and 1 gram of Adderall.

Both occupants of the vehicle were booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility. Roberto Saavedra age 26 was booked for Poss CS PG 1 >=4G<200G and Poss Marij> 4oz <=5lbs. Jovan Ramos age 24 was booked for Poss Marij> 4oz <=5lbs, for Poss CS PG 1 >=4G<200G, and Poss CS PG 2 <1G.

No other information is available at this time.

The El Paso Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that the TIP411 service is a great way to help the community and law enforcement with providing information on wanted persons and any criminal activities in your area. To use the TIP 411 service: Users type “EPCSO” plus their tip on their cell phone and text it to the number “TIP411” (847411). The text message is encrypted and an alias is generated, the tip is then submitted to the Sheriff’s Office anonymously.

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EPCSO INVESTIGATES HOMICIDE IN HORIZON CITY TEXAS

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EPCSO INVESTIGATES HOMICIDE IN HORIZON CITY TEXAS

November 8, 2017

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El Paso, TX – On Sunday, November 05, 2017 22-year-old Erik Aragon of Horizon City, Texas passed away at a local area Hospital as a result of his injuries.

On Monday, November 06, 2017 The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation, which is now classified as a Homicide.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance.

Anyone who may have been in the area of the McDonald’s Restaurant located at the intersection of Horizon Blvd. and Darrington Rd. Horizon City, TX., on Saturday, November 04, 2017 at approx. 10:00pm. Anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity is urged to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (915) 538-2291, Detective Robert Torrez or Sheriff’s Office Communications at (915) 832-4408.

The investigation continues no other information is available at this time.

ORIGINAL –

Horizon City police are investigating a shooting that happened at about 10 p.m. Saturday behind the AT&T store near Horizon Boulevard and Darrington Road.

Horizon City police responded to a report of a down subject. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive adult male bleeding on the ground.

The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The victim was described as a 22-year-old male who is a resident of Horizon City. The name and condition of the victim were not released.

The investigation continues. Horizon City police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 852-1047.