TONIGHT: JOIN US FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

JOIN US FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

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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 Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the 5th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

National Night Out is a FREE and open for ALL to attend, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 from 6:00p.m. to 10:00p.m., the Sheriff’s Office headquarters building located at 3850 Justice Dr.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. Together, we are making that happen.

National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

JOIN US FOR:

· Music

· Kids Activity Zone

· Local Business Showcase

· Health and Safety Awareness Booths

· Emergency Response

· Vehicle Displays & more.

· Food and Drink will be on sale during the event.

In partnership with the community to keep our neighborhoods safe:

· Department of Public Safety; Texas State Troopers

· Horizon City Police

· Socorro ISD Police

· Socorro Police Department

· Fabens Fire Department

· Montana Vista Fire Department

· El Paso Police Department

· El Paso Fire Department

· U.S. Department of Homeland Security

· U.S Customs and Border Protection

· U.S. Border Patrol

· Helicopter Showcase by Native Air

· West Texas Regional Poison Control Center

Others in attendance:

· EPCC Cheerleading Team and Mascot

· Miss El Paso – Stephanie Rivas

· Miss El Paso Teen – Stephanie Dominguez

· Junior Miss Patriotic 2015 - Susana Terrazas

· Little Miss Patriotic 2015 – Nora Domko

· Mini Patriotic 2015 – Sophia Almanzar

· DJ Niel Mac

· This year the National Night Out guest “MC” will be Dario the Delicious One from 104.3 FM.

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RESULTS OF EPCSO CAR SEAT CHECK–UP

RELEASE: RESULTS OF EPCSO CAR SEAT CHECK–UP


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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 - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office hosted a FREE car seat check – up event, Friday, July 24th, 2015. In partnership with University Medical Center of El Paso, and the Texas Department of Transportation, Sheriff’s Office deputies checked car seats for proper installation.

The FREE car seat check – up event took place at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy parking lot; 12501 Montana. Over the last several months deputies were tasked with identifying 15 families from each patrol district that were in need of a car seat. The families were identified during stationary vehicle checks, business checks, dispatched calls, and traffic stops.

During the event the department exceeded expectations and made contact with over 55 citizens in 29 vehicles. Deputies checked 35 child safety restraint seats and while inspecting them took possession of 14 that were unserviceable. Deputies issued a total of 21 car seats to families in need and one of those seats was for a child who was special needs.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will continue to identify those in need of car seats in the county and plan future car seat check - up events accordingly.

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EPCSO TO BE FEATURED ON "AMERICAN TAKEDOWN"

NEWS RELEASE: EPCSO TO BE FEATURED ON "AMERICAN TAKEDOWN"

 

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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

El Paso, TX - Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Border Crime Initiative will be featured on A&E’s “American Takedown” series July 30th, 2015 at 8:00 pm local time.

"American Takedown" is a documentary series showcasing highly specialized tactical law enforcement units across the U.S. that protect and serve against some of the most cunning and dangerous criminals in the country. The series gives an inside look at the unique and critical work that America's top investigators, specialists and agents carry out to keep our nation safe.

Each week, a different police force and the crime worlds they investigate will be profiled.

This week "American Takedown" will showcase personnel assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Border Crime Initiative Unit. The Crime Initiative Unit works in tandem with Special Agents & Investigators from the Department of Homeland Security Investigations, Drug Enforcement Administration, District Attorney’s Office, and other local Law Enforcement Agencies.

They are committed to utilize all collective efforts & resources to investigate, arrest, dismantle and successfully prosecute all narcotics trafficking organizations and their affiliates involved in the manufacturing, transportation, distribution, selling and use of all illegal drugs in or being transported through the West Texas / El Paso area.

 

SHERIFF’S SAFETY TOWN.

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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, TexasSheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office held its Sheriff’s Safety Town July 20th – 23rd, 2015.

This annual event provided important safety tips and information on subjects like:

· Stranger Danger presented by McGruff

· Eddie Eagle presented Gun Safety

· Safety Pup presented 9-1-1 Emergency

· General Traffic & Pedestrian Safety presented by Deputy Dawg

Children learned and practiced traffic and pedestrian safety as they made their way through the simulated town on their bicycle.

Sheriff’s Safety Town also had some special guest appearances and speakers:

· Agent DANA.O from the U.S. Border Patrol

· And the Texas Department of Transportation

 

RELEASE: PAWS AT SUMMER CAMP

 

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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 – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Pets Advancing Wellness and Success (PAWS) in Detention section attended the Myrna Deckert Summer Camp at the YMCA on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015.

Officers Alfredo Lopez and Gerardo Martinez along with Canine Cadet “Camila” introduced the PAWS program to the public, explaining its function and purpose.

Officers gave a presentation on dog safety; they also explained and demonstrated basic dog obedience techniques to the children attending the summer camp.

Officers explained to the public the PAWS Program was a vocational program for qualified inmates, as well as making the public aware of the Animal Rescue League where they can go to adopt a dog.

 

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JOIN US FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

 

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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 Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the 5th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

National Night Out is a FREE and open for ALL to attend, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 from 6:00p.m. to 10:00p.m., the Sheriff’s Office headquarters building located at 3850 Justice Dr.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. Together, we are making that happen.

National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

JOIN US FOR:

· Music

· Kids Activity Zone

· Local Business Showcase

· Health and Safety Awareness Booths

· Emergency Response

· Vehicle Displays & more.

· Food and Drink will be on sale during the event.

In partnership with the community to keep our neighborhoods safe:

· Department of Public Safety; Texas State Troopers

· Horizon City Police

· Socorro ISD Police

· Socorro Police Department

· Fabens Fire Department

· Montana Vista Fire Department

· El Paso Police Department

· El Paso Fire Department

· U.S. Department of Homeland Security

· U.S Customs and Border Protection

· U.S. Border Patrol

· Helicopter Showcase by Native Air

· West Texas Regional Poison Control Center

Others in attendance:

· EPCC Cheerleading Team and Mascot

· Miss El Paso – Stephanie Rivas

· Miss El Paso Teen – Stephanie Dominguez

· Junior Miss Patriotic 2015 - Susana Terrazas

· Little Miss Patriotic 2015 – Nora Domko

· Mini Patriotic 2015 – Sophia Almanzar

· DJ Niel Mac

· This year the National Night Out guest “MC” will be Dario the Delicious One from 104.3 FM.

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RELEASE: 1st GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER – PROCEEDS AWARDED

 

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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 – El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles and Explorer Post 2005 will be hosting the 1st Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Crime Stoppers of El Paso on Thursday, July 30th, 2015.

Tournament is being held at Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course and tee time will be at 1p.m. At approximately 5p.m. during the awards ceremony; Sheriff Richard Wiles will be presenting Crime Stoppers with a check for the proceeds of the tournament. Mayor Oscar Leeser and First Lady Lisa Leeser will also be presenting Crime Stoppers with a check for the mayor’s monthly salary.

The tournament and award ceremony are open to our media partners. If you’d like to attend please contact Public Information Officer: Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com or 915-538-2119.

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NEWS RELEASE - BODY IDENTIFIED

El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

NEWS RELEASE

BODY IDENTIFIED

El Paso, Texas – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased male from Socorro Texas yesterday as Javier Gonzalez, dob 12-1955. Mr. Gonzalez resided at 7871 Isaac, El Paso, Texas. Investigation is ongoing, no further information at this time.

RELEASE: EPCSO ARREST SUSPECT FOLLOWING BURGLARY IN PROGRESS

 

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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

San Elizario, TX – El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched just after 10:30p.m., to the 12000 block of Camino De La Rosa in reference to a burglary in progress on Wednesday, July 16th, 2015.

Sheriff’s deputies met with the owner of “El Manny Tire Shop,” owner stated that he was passing by his business and observed a vehicle that did not belong on the property. The owner stated that the trunk was open and that he recognized the belongings inside. Owner also stated that he saw one of the windows to his business was broken.

While deputies were gathering information they were approached by a male subject claiming to be the owner of the vehicle in question. Subject was identified as Jason Alexis Castillo-19yrs. Castillo’s account of events was inconsistent and his clothing and body were dirty with tire residue and dirt.

Tires and other items belonging to the business were found in the subject’s vehicle and residue on the subject was consistent with that of the entry point to the business.

Castillo was placed under arrest for burglary of a business and book under a $10,000 bond.

 

 

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RELEASE: THEFT OFFENSES WARRANT ROUND UP

 

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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 - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section conducted a warrant round up July 6th – 10th, 2015.

The round up targeted outstanding warrants on theft related offenses. The following participated in the round up:

· Sheriff’s Office Patrol Stations ( East Montana, Northwest, and Clint)

· El Paso County Constables

· Department of Homeland Security

· Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension/Warrants

· Sheriff’s Office Division/Booking

The round up resulted in 37 arrests for theft related offenses, 13 additional arrests for other offenses, and one subject located already in custody.

The following is a complete list of the round up results:

  • 37 Subjects located and taken into custody on Theft related offenses

Gonzalez, Rodolfo

12/22/1970

Theft Prop >$1500<$20K

Prichard, Crystal

05/19/1985

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Macintire, Jessica

08/12/1990

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Tynes, Becky

03/12/1967

Theft Prop >$20<$100K

Velasco, Diego

12/14/1995

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Lopez, Patricia

03/17/1980

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Olivas, Adam

07/29/1991

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Silva. Katryn

12/01/1995

Theft Prop >$50<$500

De La Rosa, Andre

08/03/1984

Theft Prop >$500<$1500

Anderson, Amanda

08/03/1984

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Avila, Carlos

09/24/1983

Theft of Service >$500<$1500

Myyritah, Knighten

11/17/985

Theft >$50<$500

Delaney, Andrew

12/26/1980

Theft <$1500 2/More Conv

Hernandez, Diana

10/02/1982

Theft>$500<$1500

King, Pamela

12/24/1971

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Salido, Perla

01/08/1986

Theft >$50<$500

Medrano, Juan Manuel

07/06/1968

Theft <$1500 2/More Conv

Reyes, Vanessa

05/20/2992

Theft Prop >$500<$1500

Cook, Robert

03/21/1979

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Beltran, Victor

10/20/1963

Theft Prop >$20<$100K

Lucero-Martinez, Cynthia

08/22/1973

Theft >$50<$500

Guzman, Cynthia

10/30/1993

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Castillo, Robert

06/05/1981

Theft Prop >$1500<$20K

Isai, Luis

06/19/1995

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Cereceres, Daysha

07/25/1987

Theft <$1500 2/More Conv

Yepez, Anthony

07/23/1997

Theft Prop >$500<$1500

De La Cerda, Lorena

04/04/1973

Theft of Service >$500<$1500

Paderes, Jacqueline

04/17/1997

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Luna Duran, Rosa

03/26/1954

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Uke, Christina

11/20/1997

Theft Prop >$500<$1500

Hernandez, Roberto

12/17/1992

Theft <$1500 2/More Conv

Muncie, Ashley

10/10/1996

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Flores, Donna

02/21/1966

Theft Prop >$1500<$20K

Estrada, Juan

07/27/1988

Theft Prop >$1500<$20K

Silva, Teresa

10/04/1972

Theft by Check >$20<$500

Pando-Castro, Victor

04/10/1986

Theft Prop >$50<$500

Chavez, Gudberto

08/09/1977

Theft Prop >$50<$500

  • 13 Arrested as result of Operation

Chavarria, Danny

12/28/1993

DWI

Rodriguez, Luis

01/26/1972

Criminal Non Support

Estupian, David

07/19/1992

DWI

Lopez, Daniel

10/03/1994

Poss of Marijuana u 2 oz

Richey, Eboni

06/15/1988

Prostitution

Delon, Oscar

05/06/1980

DWI

Delaney, Andrew

12/26/1980

Failure to Appear

Rodriguez, Jose

04/06/1947

Criminal Non Support

Zaragoza, Ignacio Jr.

03/03/1995

Burglary of Habitation

Sandoval, Ricardo

08/10/1975

Poss Alcoholic Beverage

Flores, Donna

02/21/1966

Deceptive Trade Practices

Castaneda. Raul

10/04/1972

Criminal Non Support

Cenicereo, Edgar

04/09/1979

Aggravated Sexual Assault

  • 1 Located in Custody

Vasquez, Jose

12/09/1970

Theft Prop >$500<$1500

  • Total Bond Amount of $420,400.15
RELEASE: RESULTS AND RECOGNITION FOLLOWING 1ST LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPLORER POST COMBINED TRAINING AND COMPETITION

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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 – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 hosted the 1st Law Enforcement Explorer Post Combined Training and Competition July 6th – 10th, 2015.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005, El Paso Police Department Explorer Post, Anthony Police Department Explorer Post, Horizon City Explorer Post, and the Border Patrol Explorer Post took part in this week’s activities.

Sheriff Richard Wiles gave closing remarks during the closing ceremony and assisted with the presentation of trophies and awards.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 took home several trophies in the following categories:

· 1st & 2nd Place in Burglary in Progress

· 1st Place in Arrest and Search

· 2nd Place in Traffic Stop/Misdemeanor  

· Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 was also awarded the Trophy Cup for the highest overall score.

Captain Charles Peters from the U.S. Army National Guard/Texas Army National Guard has invited the explorers from the different posts to be recognized by Congressman Beto O’Rourke during his visit to the Texas National Army Reserve Center located at 11701 Montana, on Saturday July 18th, 2015, from 9:00a.m. - 10:00a.m.

 

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RELEASE: CLOSING OF THE 1ST EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 TRAINING & COMPETITION

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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 Richard Wiles will be presenting closing remarks and completion trophies for the participants of the 1st Law Enforcement Explorer Post Training and Competition.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 2005, and various other law enforcement posts from the El Paso County took part in this week’s activities.

This week they conducted live exercises, and classroom instruction on various subjects. Explorers learned how to perform daily tasks Sheriff’s Office deputies encounter on a daily basis such as: arrest and search, burglary in progress, traffic stop, obstacle course and active shooter.

Closing ceremony for the 1st Annual Law Enforcement Explorer Post Training and Competition will be held on July 10th, 2015 at the Texas National Army Reserve Center located at 11701 Montana, at 1:00p.m. Closing ceremony is open to our media partners if you’d like to attend, please contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com  or 915-479-1678.

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RELEASE – EPCSO HOSTS SHERIFF’S SAFETY TOWN.

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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, TexasSheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting Sheriff’s Safety Town July 20th – 23rd, 2015.

This annual event provides important safety tips and information on subjects like:

· Stranger Danger presented by McGruff

· Eddie Eagle presents Gun Safety

· Safety Pup presents 9-1-1 Emergency

· General Traffic & Pedestrian Safety presented by Deputy Dawg

Sheriff’s Safety Town will be held in the parking lot of the Sheriff’s Office Headquarter building, located 3850 Justice Dr.

Sheriff’s Safety Town is open to children ages 4-7, from 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. One session will be held Monday – Friday, with a maximum of 30 children per session.

Registration per child is $10, and includes snacks and refreshments. Please contact Deputy Adrian Gonzalez at 915-342-2409 if you would like to register your child.

Media partners if you would like to attend one of the sessions please contact Public Information Officer Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com .

 

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RELEASE: EPCSO CAR SEAT CHECK–UP

 

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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 - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a FREE car seat check – up event, Friday, July 24th, 2015.

In partnership with University Medical Center of El Paso, and the Texas Department of Transportation, Sheriff’s Office deputies will be checking car seats for proper installation.

The FREE car seat check – up event will take place Friday, July 24th, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy parking lot; 12501 Montana.

Please bring your children with you, to allow Sheriff’s Office deputies to determine if their car seat fits them well. 4 out of 5 car seats are used incorrectly. Could yours be one of them?

Please arrive early; car seats will be issued out on a first come first serve basis. Lines may be cut before end time if needed based on availability of car seats. To qualify for a free car seat you must be a Texas resident and low income to qualify.

The car seat event is open to our media partners, please contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com if you would like to attend.

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RELEASE: RESULTS FOR DWI PATROLS – INDEPENDENCE DAY

 

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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 - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office increased DWI patrols from June 26th – July 7th, 2015.

Sheriff’s Office deputies issued the following citations during the 10-day period:

· (12) during the course of regular duty hours

· (3) during the TXDOT Impaired Driving Mobilization

· (1) during the TXDOT Comprehensive grant

16 total arrests for Driving While Intoxicated Offenses

Two grants provided by the Texas Department of Transportation allowed for additional deputies to patrol the streets of El Paso County during this period.

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