2015 EPCSO YOUTH ACADEMY.

SHERIFF RICHARD WILES AND THE EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVITES LOCAL TEENS AGES 13-18 WITH AN INTEREST IN LAW ENFORCEMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 YOUTH ACADEMY.

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What: Youth law enforcement academy.

Where: Sheriff’s office region viii training academy

12501 Montana Ave.

When: June 29th – July 2nd, 2015

Time: 8:00am – 12:30pm

Topics discussed will be from various sections within the sheriff’s office.

Free to all participants

Youth academy is open to teens ages13-18.

All participants will be asked to provide their own transportation to and from the training academy.

If a person has reached the age of 18 and has graduated from high school they will not be eligible for the youth academy, but may enroll in the adult citizens academy.

Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

Class size is limited

applicants will be contacted to confirm their enrollment/acceptance.

You may pick up a registration packet at any of the following locations

Sheriff’s headquarters – 3850 Justice Dr. / 538-2119

Montana station – 12501 Montana ave. / 856-4875

Clint station – 190 n. san elizario / 851-3287

Vinton station – 436 e. Vinton / 886-2724

Or download forms at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YYV0IC1ACfc-vB5_TSLIgJcSkSJilC0cbD998cDJ3MA/edit?usp=sharing

all applications must be returned to Sheriff’s headquarters by June 24th, 2015

For more information please contact public information officer Leslie Antunez at 915-538-2119

EPCSO “CLICK IT OR TICKET” RESULTS

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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 participated in the Texas Department of Transportation’s “Click It or Ticket” operation from May 18th through May 31st, 2015.

The operation provided funding for additional deputies to patrol streets and communities to focus on seatbelt enforcement.

Sheriff’s Office deputies issued the following citations as a result of the operation:

· 196 - Citations issued to adults for not wearing seatbelts.

· 34 - Citations issued for unrestrained children.

· 54 - Citations for non-hazardous violations.

· 6 - Citations for hazardous moving violations.

· 2 - Citations for speeding violations.

· 1 - Citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Driver or passenger, front or back seat, state law requires everyone in the vehicle to be buckled up. Not buckling up could cost you up to $200 in court costs and fines. Or, it could cost you your life.

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EPCSO Promotion Ceremony.

 

 

 

 

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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 promotion ceremony on Monday, June 1st, 2015.

Sheriff Richard Wiles promoted sixteen detention officers to Corporals, and one of our administrative assistants.

Sheriff Wiles along with the Sheriff’s Office would again like to CONGRATULATE, those individuals honored at the ceremony on their promotion.

RELEASE: UNATTENDED DEATH 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

El Paso, TX -  At 2:21p.m the El Paso County Sheriff's Office received information of a shooting that occurred in Anthony, NM on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015.

At 2:28 p.m. Sheriff's Office patrol units spotted a vehicle meeting the description of the possible suspect vehicle on I -10 east bound.

At 2:31 p.m. the possible suspect vehicle was stopped near the intersection of S. Desert Blvd. and Coates Dr. in El Paso, TX.

At this time the Sheriff's Office Crimes Investigation Bureau, Crimes Against Persons, and Crime Scene Investigators are on scene.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the occupant of the vehicle has deceased as result of a self inflicted gunshot wound. No further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: EPCSO LAUNCHES BURGLARY OF VEHICLE PREVENTION

 

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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 Montana Patrol Station will launch an initiative Monday, June 8th, 2015, targeting burglaries of vehicle in the residential areas of El Paso County, particularly Montana Station districts.

During the operation, deputies from the Montana Station will target residential areas and distribute informative brochures to the residents of our community, giving them tips and suggestions on protecting themselves from such an intrusive crime.

Thanks to the efforts of Sgt. Robert Horstman, this operation will focus on deterring this particular crime, by educating and informing the public on ways they can help prevent such crime. As we have seen in the past, many of these burglaries can be prevented by taking preventive measures.     

Furthermore, this will give our deputies the opportunity to interact with the residents of the districts they patrol, and the residents will be able to get to know our deputies.

 

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RELEASE: EPCSO IS SOCIAL; UPDATES ON SOCIAL MEDIA SITES.

 

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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 has made some updates to its different social media sites.

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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 TURNS 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 for 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 PERSONNEL 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 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

 

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