EPCSO Crisis Intervention Team

EL PASO TX - On Thursday, May 26th, 2022, Deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention Team participated in the “Mental Health Resource Fair” hosted by Live Active-El Paso at the San Jacinto Plaza. The fair was intended to educate the community of El Paso County in the several mental health facilities and resources available in our community. CIT Deputies also educated attendees in the goals and services provided by CIT. The attendees enjoyed activities, motivational speeches, and met with Mental Health support organizations. 

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Arrest of Murder Suspect

El Paso, Texas - On February 12, 2022, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit was requested by the Socorro Police Department in reference to a homicide investigation.   Azul Ruiz, 44 years of age, was shot and killed inside her residence located at the 200 block of Isabel in Socorro, Texas. Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified 19-year-old Carlos Alberto Sifuentes as responsible for Mrs. Ruiz's death. Sifuentes was arrested on February 13, 2022, and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for Murder.

As the investigation continued, detectives also identified 19- year- old Daisy Rodriquez, who had a participating role in the murder of Mrs. Ruiz. On May 24, 2022, Rodriquez was arrested and charged with murder. Rodriquez was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility under a $1,250,000.00 bond.

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Theft charges and Assault on a Peace Officer

EL PASO, TEXAS - On May 24th, 2022 at approximately 6:50 PM, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a restaurant in Clint, Texas, near the intersection of Alameda and FM1110 in reference to a theft.  Sheriff’s Deputies obtained a description on the suspect and located Kimberly Anne Nitkowski (49 YOA) in the area.  As a Sheriff’s Deputy approached Nitkowski, Nitkowski attempted to flee.  Once the Deputy caught up to Nitkowski, Nitkowski assaulted the Sheriff’s Deputy as the Sheriff’s Deputy was attempting to restrain Nitkowski.  Nitkowski was taken in to custody and charged with Theft <$100 and Assault on a Peace Officer with a total bond of $2,000.00.       

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Most Wanted Fugitives Week of May 27, 2022

EL PASO, TEXAS – Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Inc., distributes fugitives wanted by the El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office every week through the Most Wanted feature.  The attached fugitives are individuals, where attempts in locating them for one reason or another have been unsuccessful.  The agencies submit these fugitives to Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Inc., which distributes them to the news media and offers the use of the Crime Stoppers hotline for information regarding the whereabouts of these fugitives.  Anyone with information on the location of any of these fugitives should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at (915) 566-8477 (TIPS), or submit the information 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.  Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Inc., is a non-profit organization that brings together the community, law enforcement, and the media to solve crime.

To access the Most Wanted page on the Crime Stoppers Website, please use the following link: http://www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org/sitemenu.aspx?P=wanteds&ID=235.

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS

May 26, 2022

El Paso, Texas – Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office would like to remind the community of our partnership with the area school districts. The Sheriff's Office has been in a partnership with the Clint Independent School District and San Elizario Independent School Districts for eight years, and the Sheriff's Office has recently added the Fabens Independent School District to our partnership.

The Patrol Division Commander Ryan Urrutia has been able to grow the program over the past four years from nine School Resource Officers in two school districts to nineteen School Resource Officers in three school districts. The program serves as a security measure for the campuses, mentorship of students, education of social media postings, drug education awareness, and consciousness to parents and staff. Commander Ryan Urrutia who leads the School Resource Officers Team would like to remind parents and staff in our community that we are working to assure our children have the safest educational environment to learn and grow.

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SAN ELIZARIO AND FABENS ISD SPECIAL EDUCATION ALL ABILITIES FIELD DAY

May 25, 2022

El Paso, Texas – On May 24, 2022, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Section, Constable Javier Garcia, and his staff participated in the San Elizario and Fabens I.S.D. Special Education All Abilities Field Day. Sheriff's deputies and deputy constables were extremely humbled and proud to be able to participate in the activities. It was a rewarding opportunity to see these students, full of energy and excitement. Constable Garcia and Commander Urrutia also participated in a flag football game hosted by the varsity athletes from San Elizario and Fabens I.S.D. for Special Education students. All the happy faces made the officers' day a memorable one.

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#IMPAWSTERS – May 24, 2022

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: MOST WANTED FURever HOME

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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON INTERSTATE 10 MILE MARKER 35

May 24, 2022

El Paso, Texas – On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at approximately 11:00 am., El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a Motor Vehicle Accident involving a semi-truck with no injuries on Interstate 10 at mile marker 35. Westbound Interstate 10 is closed at the Horizon Exit. Traffic is being diverted to Gateway West and back on to Interstate 10 at the Eastlake on-ramp. The road is expected to remain closed for approximately 3 of hours.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON TALBOT AVE AND DONIPHAN DR

May 23, 2022

El Paso, Texas - On Monday, May 23, 2022, at approximately 1:00 pm., El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Northwest Patrol Station deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Talbot Ave. and Doniphan Dr.  The call was in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving no injuries. Electric poles were knocked down, causing power outages within a five-block radius. Power is expected to be restored in the next three to four hours. The road is closed at Doniphan Dr. and Talbot Ave. toward Talbot Ave. and Second Street.  West-bound traffic is being redirected north on second street, west on Park Ave. toward Doniphan Dr.   East-bound traffic is advised to use State HWY Spur 16. The road is expected to be closed for the next three to four hours.

GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENT- Peace Officer Class 21-02

El Paso, Texas - Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office invite you to the upcoming graduation ceremony for Peace Officer Class 21-2 on Friday, May 27, 2022.

This group of hard-working individuals will be honored for their many hours of study, preparation, and hard work to reach their goal of becoming Sheriff’s Office Peace Officers. In this Class there will also be 2 County Fire Fighter Personnel graduating.

We would be honored with your presence at this celebration. Graduation will be held at Pebble Hills High School Auditorium located at 14400 Pebble Hills Blvd. at 10:00 a.m.

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CADET NAMES:

Rudy Aguilar

Gregg Alexander

Guillermo Chavez

Joanna Cruz

Pablo Gonzalez

Marco Herrera

Miguel Mata

Ismael Moreno

Carlos Ochoa

Alan Pardo

Marcos Rodriguez

Joshua Segura

Alejandro Teran

Aaron Tinoco

Omar Villalba

Earl Woods

ROGELIO SANCHEZ STATE JAIL EXPRESSES THEIR APPRECIATION

May 21, 2022

El Paso, Texas - On Friday, May 20th, 2022, Captain Rojas, Sgt. Ramirez and Officer Caballero from the Rogelio Sanchez State Jail made a visit to the EL Paso County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters to show their appreciation to our Law Enforcement Officers and personnel in recognition of National Police Week.

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WALMART STORE 6813 EXPRESSES THEIR APPRECIATION

May 21, 2022

El Paso, Texas - On Wednesday, May 18th, 2022, Walmart’s Store Manager Joshua Pena from store 6813 made a visit to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters to show their appreciation to our Law Enforcement Officers and personnel in recognition of National Police Week. They would like to thank the Sheriff’s Office for the partnership, hard work, dedication, and countless hours spent to keep the community safe.

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WALMART STORE 3763 EXPRESSES THEIR APPRECIATION

May 21, 2022

El Paso, Texas - On Thursday, May 19th, 2022, Walmart’s Store Manager Daniel Baca from store 3763 made a visit to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters to show their appreciation to our Law Enforcement Officers and personnel in recognition of National Police Week. They would like to thank the Sheriff’s Office for the partnership, hard work, dedication, and countless hours spent to keep the community safe.

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICER ASSOCIATION EXPRESSES THEIR APPRECIATION

May 20, 2022

El Paso, Texas - On Friday, May 20th, 2022, El Paso County Sheriff’s Officers Association provided Coffee and Tea for sworn personnel assigned to Headquarters from Ambers Coffee Bar, in recognition of National Police Week. Ambers Coffee Bar is a locally owned business located at 14026 Horizon Blvd., Horizon City, TX.     

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TRAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAREER DAY PRESENTATION

May 20, 2022

El Paso, Texas - On Friday, May 20th, 2022, EL Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies from the Community Services section participated in a career day presentation at Travis elementary school located at 5000 N Stevens St. The presentation was for elementary school students grades Kinder through 5th. The presentation consisted of career information, marked Sheriff’s H2 patrol vehicle(s), officer equipment and demonstrations by Sheriff’s Office uniformed personnel. Students learned about hiring process as well as the benefits provided by the county. Students also received information on the daily duties of a Sheriff Deputy.

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