RELEASE: MASKED INDIVIDUALS ROB LIQUOR STORE IN EAST EL PASO COUNTY.

 

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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

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El Paso, TX – Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at approximately 8:30 p.m., to 14241 Montana Ave. (El Torito Liquor Store) in reference to a robbery on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015.

Upon arrival deputies were advised that three males entered the store, assaulted the female clerk and stole several items from inside the store.

The offenders wore masks and gloves. The vehicle involved was a charcoal grey Colorado or Canyon pick-up truck with tinted windows. Anyone with any information in reference to this case is urged to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at (915) 546-2280.

UPDATE: SEX OFFENDER TURN HIMSELF IN, WITH THE HELP OF MEDIA PARTNERS AND COMMUNTITY.

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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

[UPDATE]

El Paso, TX – Cody Gibbs has turned himself in to the Downtown Detention Facility.

Gibbs turned himself to officials shortly after 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 29th, 2015.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office wants to thank our media partners and the community their help on getting the word out.

 

 

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NEWS RELEASE

WANTED SEX OFFENDER

 

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

El Paso, Texas – May 26th, 2015 Cody Gibbs (dob 09/1964) absconded from the El Paso Transitional Living Center located at 1650 Horizon, El Paso, TX. He left the facility without permission and never returned, his whereabouts are now unknown. Gibbs last location according to the ankle monitor was at University Medical Center where he cut off the monitor. He is now wanted on a Parole Violation and an additional charge of Sex Offenders Duty to Register is forthcoming. His sex offense is for Indecency with a child/contact, the victim being an 8 year old female at the time of the offense and is on Parole for said offence.

If you have information on the location of Cody Gibbs, please call El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-546-2280.

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RELEASE: PAWS OUT AND ABOUT

 

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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

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El Paso, TX - PAWS Officer Alfredo Lopez along with Canine Cadets ‘Stetson’ and “Daphne” attended the “Adoption of Dog” at El Paso Saddle Blanket on Saturday May 23, 2015.

Officer Lopez distributed pamphlets and held a presentation for the public on the purpose of PAWS in the Detention program.

Officer Lopez also demonstrated the different types of trainings that are conducted with our Canine Cadets.

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RELEASE: NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING – EMERALD NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH ASSOCIATION.

 

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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 Emerald Subdivision with the assistance of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service section have teamed up to create the “Emerald Neighborhood Watch Association.”

The “Emerald Neighborhood Watch Association,” (ENWA) will be hosting their next meeting on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office Sparks Substation. The substation is located at 12899 Sparks Dr., El Paso, TX 79928; the meeting is open to the public.

The neighbors in this community have established a leadership committee and seven section coordinators. The association is focusing on the many issues in their community while identifying crime in their area and reporting it to area law enforcement.

Know your neighbors, live happy, live sage and live well.” – Emerald Neighborhood Watch Association.

If anyone in this subdivision wished to join this neighborhood watch program or in interested in stating their own neighborhood watch program you can contact the Sheriff’s Office Community Service section at (915) 852-4131.

RELEASE: THE MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS, PRESENTS TWO AWARDS TO SHERIFF’S OFFICE PERSONEL AND VOLUNTEER.

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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 Military Order of the World Wars,” awarded Detention Officer Antonio Munoz with the 2015 Humanitarian Award, and Ms. Loretta Hyde with the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award, on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.

MOWW serves America’s youth by hosting Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) programs throughout the United States; the MOWW also formally honors those who excel in the national security, homeland security, and law and order arenas.

Officer Munoz was nominated by Sergeant Maria Santana.

Ms. Loretta Hyde was nominated by Lieutenant Michaela Hebeker.

“The Military Order of the World Wars,” presented various other First Responder Awards during their chapter luncheon.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, congratulates Officer Munoz and Ms. Loretta Hyde on their nomination and awards.

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RELEASE: MOBILE HOME FIRE IN LEAVES ONE FAMILY HOMELESS IN WEST EL PASO COUNTY.

 

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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

Canutillo, TX – El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 7200 block of 2nd street in reference to a structure fire just after 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 28, 2015.

Upon arrival deputies discovered a mobile home fully engulfed. The fire began in the laundry room and deputies on scene attempted to extinguish the fire with fire extinguishers. Fire spread to a tree and neighboring mobile home. Fire crews from West Valley, Santa Teresa, La Union, and El Paso responded to the call. Crews were able to prevent major damage to neighboring home.

No injuries were reported.

The mobile home where the fire started was a total loss and the neighboring home suffered roof damage, the estimated value is $90,000. Neither of the homes had insurance, and the Red Cross was on scene to assist the family.

The cause of the fire is being ruled as accidental; due to electrical problems with the dryer unit in the home. No further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: DEPUTY CADETS PARTICIPATE IN 2ND ANNUAL FALLEN OFFICER MEMORIAL RUN.

 

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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’s Office BPO 15-01 class participated in the 2nd Annual Fallen Officer Memorial Run Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.

The run is held in memory of Officer Adrian Arellano and 29 other fallen heroes. The run started and ended at the El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Memorial Hall, and took the participants through the streets of east El Paso.

The run brings together citizens, police officers, and members of different law enforcement branches throughout the city to honor fallen heroes. Way to go deputy cadets!

 

RELEASE – MOBILE HOME FIRE LEAVES 13 PEOPLE HOMELESS; & ONE FIRE OFFICIAL INJURED.

 

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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

Fabens, TX- El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 200 southwest block of 1st in reference to a structure fire just after 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 24th, 2015.

Upon arrival deputies discover two mobile homes fully engulfed. The fire began at the rear of the first residence and spread to the neighboring mobile home. It took fire crews a little over an hour to extinguish the fire, the following fire departments responded; Clint, Fabens, San Elizario, Tornillo, and Socorro.

One injury was reported by deputies on scene; Fernando Martinez Fire Chief for Fabens Fire Department was injured while working to contain the fire, he was transported to local area hospital with minor injuries and was released the same day.

Both homes are a total loss and the estimated value is of $112,000. The Red Cross was on scene to assist the families.

Families are welcoming any help from the community; they can be reached at the following numbers: Esparza Family; Daniel Esparza: (915) 765-7741 or Elizabeth Flores: (915) 765-1009 and Garcia-Molina Family; Ramon Garcia-Molina: (915) 202-2212.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation; no further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: MULTI AGENCY EFFORT DWI AWARENESS; “DON’T GAMBLE WITH YOUR LIFE.”

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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, TXThe El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with various city agencies to encourage the community to not drink and drive. A press conference was held Thursday, May 21, 2015 to remind the community of the alternatives available for this upcoming Memorial Day Holiday.

“Don’t Gamble With Your LIFE,” Don’t Drink & Drive. Call 212-7777 for a FREE RIDE, 24 HOURS / 7 DAYS A WEEK.

In a joint effort to provide a safe alternative to driving under the influence the City of El Paso, Sun City Cab, Sun Metro, El Paso Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, El Paso Fire Department, L&F Distributors, and Out for Blood, present the community with the opportunity to catch a FREE ride with and arrive to their homes in a safe manner.

Sgt. Christopher Paz of the Traffic section was present at the press conference and reminded the community that the Sheriff’s Office has made changes and more units are out on the streets looking for those driving under the influence.

“Best bet is to use some of these resources out there, otherwise you are going to end up running into one of our black and whites.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office encourages everyone to share the phone number with anyone who may benefit from FREE service provided by the City of El Paso. 212-7777

 

RELEASE: SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION IN BEHALF OF THE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS.

 

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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 D. Wiles will award Andres Roman Arciniaga with an academic scholarship for the Spring 2015 Semester on behalf of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas.

Andres Roman Arciniaga of El Paso, TX is a majoring in Criminal Justice at Sterling College, in Sterling, Kansas.

Scholarship will be presented on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters; 3850 Justice Dr.

The Sheriff’s Association of Texas offers scholarships to eligible students pursuing an academic degree at a college or university.

The Sheriff’s Office congratulates Andres and wishes him the best throughout the rest of his academic career.

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RELEASE – TIPS LEAD TO MOST WANTED CAPTURED

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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 Fugitive Apprehension/Warrants Unit CAPTURED “Most Wanted” subject Tristian Adrian Escobedo on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015.

Escobedo was charged with; assault-family violence, theft, and failure to identify.

The apprehension/warrants unit received tips on the possible whereabouts of the Escobedo on Monday, May 18th, 2015, after being featured as a “Most Wanted.”

Deputies responded to a business off the 1300 block of N. Zaragoza but the subject was not at the location.  Further investigation revealed that the subject might be staying at a residence in the 12000 block of Timothy Drew. 

Deputies attempted to locate him and were unsuccessful.

On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 deputies set up surveillance at the residence and attempted contact at the home.  After a brief contact with a female at the door, the fugitive refused to exit the residence.  After several attempts phone calls with him, he advised Deputies that he would turn himself in later in the afternoon.

A perimeter was established and after an hour of standoff, the subject exited the home and was taken into custody without further incident. Escobedo had bonds totaling $100,000.

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DWI Warrant Operation Results from May 11th–15th, 2015.

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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, TexasThe El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Warrants section conducted a multi-agency warrants drive from May 11th through May 15th, 2015, targeting people with outstanding warrants for intoxicated related offenses.

The following 44 were located and taken into custody on intoxicated related offenses;

Candice Allen-40 yrs; Oscar De Leon-35 yrs; Gracie Cain-30 yrs; Maria Arriaga-31 yrs; Ricardo Villagran-48 yrs; Sandra Moncada-36 yrs; Luis Alvarado-25yrs; Jorge Maequez-22 yrs; Rosa Perez-50 yrs; Bobby Marquez-41 yrs; Ricardo Guerro-53 yrs; Jorge Hernandez-27 yrs; Celina Franco-28 yrs; Ismael Marquez-26 yrs; Bianca Quintana-31 yrs; Jose Martinez-26 yrs; Jesus Cuevas-26 yrs; Marcus Owens-44 yrs; Raul Vasquez-36 yrs; Juan Triolo-44 yrs; Juan Montelongo-45 yrs; Barbara Terrell-49 yrs; Rafael Martinez-59 yrs; Jesus Alvarez-30 yrs; Juan Richard-53 yrs; Silvia Davila-38 yrs; Ruben Gallardo-26 yrs; Hector Banda-55 yrs; Rodolfo Navarrete-23 yrs; Christian Shields-29 yrs; Jessica Partusch-23 yrs; Ivan Hatch-30 yrs; Pedro Labrado-55 yrs; Ricardo Mendoza-22 yrs; Jose Rangel-27 yrs; Angelica Araiza-28 yrs; Gabriel Saenz-30 yrs; Israel Tave-25 yrs; Rudy Molinar-63 yrs; Edgar Villanueva-22 yrs; Alfredo Murillo-42 yrs; Gabriel Navarez-38 yrs; and David Olivarez-18 yrs.

Eight people were located in custody on unrelated charges in various facilities; extradition process has started for those subjects qualified. Ramon Castillo-46 yrs; Hector Palos-53 yrs; Martin Saenz-54 yrs; Luis Herrera-29 yrs; Ascension Rodriguez-56 yrs; Mauricio Solis-47 yrs; and Roberto Garcia-35 yrs.

Nine people were located with addresses outside El Paso County. Requests to attempt to locate have been sent to local police agencies. Adrian Sanchez-29 yrs; Michelle Carrasco-30 yrs; Wesley Kemp-37 yrs; Daniel Redd-26 yrs; Ruben Barraza-59 yrs; Jesus Gallo-49 yrs; Diego Chavez-23 yrs; and Neil Williamson-42 yrs.

If you believe you have a warrant please call the Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section at 915-546-2214 for information.

RELEASE - EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 – ORDER ON THE BORDER.

 

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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, TexasThe El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Services section hosted the first “Order on the Border Challenge,” on May 9th to benefit the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005.

             A multi-level cross-fit competition, “Order on the Border encouraged participants to bring their “A-game,” to the toughest fitness challenge of 2015.

            The event was held at CrossFit Convey, 12708 Montana Ave., 47 competitors participated in the challenge. Sgt. Elizabeth Barney of DPS, and EPCSO deputies Cesar Dominguez, Sergio Juarez, Daniel Dominguez, Andrew Morales, and Juan Ordonez took on the toughest fitness challenge of 2015.

            El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service section thanks everyone who took on the challenge, and looks forward to the next, “Order on the Border.”

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Deputy Monica Varela

Public Information Officer

Office (915) 538-2119

El Paso, Texas – On 04-27-15 at about 4:00 P.M. the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Interstate 10 at milepost 58 in reference to a single motor vehicle crash. On arrival, deputies discovered that a 2000 Kia Sportage had rolled over injuring the three occupants. The driver, a (24) year old male sustained serious injuries. A (21) year old female passenger and a (6) month old female passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries. The child was secured in a child safety seat at the time of the crash.  All three occupants were transported to a local hospital. The Special Traffic Investigators were requested to the scene of the crash. Neither speed nor alcohol are believed to be a factor in the crash. No further information will be released at this time as this is an ongoing investigation.

MANHUNT MONDAY 04-27-15: MELISSA QUINTEROS

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: MELISSA QUINTEROS(25)

DOB: 06-22-1989

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / FEMALE

HEIGHT: 4’10”

WEIGHT: 100 lbs.

HAIR: Black

EYES: Brown

BUILD: Medium

COMPLEXION: Medium

PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas

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EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is a Habitual Thief identified as MELISSA QUINTEROS (25) of El Paso, TX.

Law Enforcement Officials are asking the community with assistance in locating wanted fugitive MELISSA QUINTEROS.

QUINTEROS is wanted on various crimes of CREDIT CARD ABUSE & THEFT OF PROPERTY. Multiple investigations reveal QUINTEROS Frequents several drinking establishments around town most notably in Northeast El Paso, Texas. During her visits to these bars, she charms men & ends up taking their credit cards and / or checkbooks. She then uses them for unauthorized purchases. She frequents “Biker Bars” and is known to hang around with “Bikers”. 

QUINTEROS knows authorities are looking for her & is in hiding eluding capture.

If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of MELISSA QUINTEROS please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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at 915-566-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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