Sheriff’s Office will have its 4th Annual “National Night Out” event in August

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

EMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

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The Sheriff’s Office will host its 4th National Night Out event and members of the community are invited to attend. This event raises awareness about local crime and provides an opportunity for community members to meet their neighbors. There will be food drinks and music for everyone to enjoy. There will also be emergency vehicles on display from different agencies, health and safety awareness booths, and activities for the children. The event will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters located at 3850Justice Dr. and will be from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

The introduction of National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime”, began in 1984 in an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. 

The National Association of Town Watch’s (NATW) National Night Out program culminates annually, on the first Tuesday of August which is the day it is also recognized and celebrated by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.


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FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT DEPUTY A. ALVAREZ AT 915-852-4131 OR E-MAIL HIM AT aalvarez@epcounty.com

Sheriff’s Office Helps Families Stay Cool During Visitation

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is assisting families stay a little cooler while visiting loved ones during the upcoming weekend visitation.  During this past week’s heat wave, Sheriff Wiles became concerned about the public waiting in line in extreme heat.  To help with this situation, a portable forty foot shade tent, donated by the U. S. Army, has been erected in front of the Jail Annex to assist visitors with shade while waiting in line.

For information on visitation please visit www.epcso.org and click on the Detention Bureau tab or call 915-856-4802 or 915-546-2212.

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Subjects Arrested For Theft

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 06-04-14 at about 8:45am, Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of SE River in Fabens in reference to a theft that had just occurred. Sheriff’s Office Telecommunication Specialists provided a description of the vehicle involved and deputies searched the area. At about 8:50am, the vehicle was spotted over 10 miles away at the 15500 block of Gateway West. Deputies checked the subjects as well as the vehicle and located the stolen items (laptop computer and charger). Both subjects were arrested and charged with theft.

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Kevin Ely (18)

Theft of Property >=$50<$500

$5,000 bond

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Ricky Ward (44)

Theft of Property >=$50<$500

$5,000 bond

Sheriff’s Ofice “Click It or Ticket” Results

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office participated in a Click It or Ticket grant that ran from May 19th through June 1st. The purpose for this campaign was to bring to light the importance of wearing a seatbelt and to reduce serious and fatal injuries. The success of the program came from brining awareness to the public, maximizing the visibility of enforcement to the public, and focusing on those individuals driving without their seatbelts. During the two week enforcement period, the Sheriff’s Office issued 68 citations for seatbelt violations along with 17 citations for other various traffic violations (total of 85).

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if all passenger vehicle occupants age 5 and older had worn seat belts, an additional 3,031 people could have been saved in 2012. Most fatal crashes happen within 25 miles from home and at speeds of less than 40 mph.

State laws passed in 2009 included new safety belt requirements for both drivers and passengers. All passengers (including adults) in the back seat now must be buckled up, and children younger than 8 years old have to ride in a child safety seat or booster seat unless they are 4 feet 9 inches tall. Fines range from $25 to $250 plus court costs.

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Sheriff’s Office Puts Together “Operation Cheers”

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section put together an operation called “Operation Cheers” that focused on arresting individuals wanted on alcohol-related warrants. Officials from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, El Paso Police Department, Tx DPS Troopers, El Paso County Constables, Socorro Police, Horizon Police Department and the El Paso District Attorney’s Office participated in this round up. The operation ran from May 27th through May 29th and yielded 40 arrests with bonds totaling over $415,000. Forty one alcohol related warrants were executed along with 16 class C warrants, 4 misdemeanor warrants, and 3 felony warrants.

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According to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, almost one out of every three major causes of death and injury on our roadways involve drunk driving. Two-thirds of the drunk driving problem comes from people who, before they kill or injure themselves or others, have yet to be arrested.

Sheriff’s Deputies Conduct a Stationary Vehicle Check in the Upper Valley

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 05-15-14 between 8:00am and 10:00am, the Sheriff’s Office conducted a stationary vehicle check in Anthony Tx. The vehicle check was conducted to ensure motorists were complying with applicable safety related traffic laws, license requirements, and financial responsibility requirements. Deputies from the Vinton Station and the Traffic Section worked together with Anthony Texas Police Department Officers and Deputy Constables from the El Paso County Constable’s Office (Precinct 7). The Stationary Vehicle Check was conducted at the intersection of Main St. and Franklin St. in Anthony Texas. Waiting times were minimal and delays were mainly due to drivers being unprepared to present their drivers licenses and proof of insurance. In all 66 citation were issued in the two hours of operation.

TOTALS

-Driver’s License Violations: 17

-Insurance Violation: 37

-Vehicle Inspection Violations: 5

-Seatbelt Violations (child): 3

-Vehicle Registration Violations: 4

TOTAL CITATIONS BY ALL AGENCIES: 66

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office participates in the “Click It or Ticket” Campaign

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Mariano Valle / Public Information Officer   

Office: (915) 538-2119

Cellphone: (915) 479-1678

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clip_image006 Beginning May 19th through June 1st, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, in coordination with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), will be participating in a Click It or Ticket grant designated for seatbelt enforcement. The purpose for this campaign is to bring to light the importance of wearing a seatbelt and to reduce serious and fatal injuries. The success of the program is accomplished by brining awareness to the public, maximizing the visibility of enforcement to the public, and focusing on those individuals driving without their seatbelts during the upcoming holiday period.

clip_image008 Last year, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office issued 366 citations for seatbelt violations during the Click It or Ticket campaign. This year, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Section has investigated 7 fatalities out in the county. Out of those 7, 3 were not wearing a seatbelt. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if all passenger vehicle occupants age 5 and older had worn seat belts, an additional 3,031 people could have been saved in 2012. Most fatal crashes happen within 25 miles from home and at speeds of less than 40 mph.

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State laws passed in 2009 included new safety belt requirements for both drivers and passengers. All passengers (including adults) in the back seat now must be buckled up, and children younger than 8 years old have to ride in a child safety seat or booster seat unless they are 4 feet 9 inches tall. Fines range from $25 to $250 plus court costs.

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MANHUNT MONDAY 05-12-14: CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON–UPDATED PHOTO

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL THOMPSON (31)

DOB: 09-02-82

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’7”

WEIGHT: 160 lbs.

HAIR: Brown

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 Local Con-Artist identified as CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL THOMPSON (31) of El Paso, TX .

Law Enforcement is asking the Community for help in capturing Wanted Fugitive / Con-Artist CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON who allegedly schemes accident victims out of money for repairs on vehicles that are never made. Sheriff’s Office Detectives have recently received a complaint against  "Reliant Collision Center" - Owner CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON who Investigators say targets his victims by seeking them out after being involved in vehicle accidents & provides estimates to these victims on the vehicle damages. After victims receive money from Insurance companies & hire / make payments to THOMPSON, he takes the money & never makes repairs to the vehicles.

A warrants of arrest has been issued for CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON for the offense of  DECEPTIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES. Investigators believe there may be several more victims out there & urge the community if there are any other Person(s) who have been Victims to this scheme by CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON – to please call Sheriff's Detectives at (915) 538-2273 OR (915) 538-2291.

SUSPECT BUSINESS: "Reliant Collision Center" Business 8101 Alameda (rear) El Paso, Texas 79915

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

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Wanted Felon Captured

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 05-05-14 El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Strike Team deputies received information on a wanted felon named David Laney who was eluding capture. Strike Team deputies gathered information and set up surveillance at the 10600 Block of Edgemere Blvd. Moments later, subject Laney was spotted at a mechanic shop nearby.   Deputies approached Laney and positively identified him as the wanted subject.  Laney was taken into custody and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on the below charges.

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David B. Laney (32)

Firearms Smuggling                                    $10,000 Bond

BW/Man Del CS PG 1>=4G<200G            $10,000 bond

BW/ Man Del CS PG 1>=1G<4G            $2,500 bond

BW/ Possession CS PG 1 <1G                 $10,000 bond

BW/Unlawful Carrying Weapon                    $10,000 bond

BW/Possession of Dangerous Drug     $5,000 bond

BW/ Del Marijuana <5lbs > ¼ oz                $5,000 bond

Parole Violation                                        NO BOND

 

Woman Arrested for Abandoning/Endangering Her Child

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 04-28-14 just after 9:00am, a Sheriff’s Office Deputy was dispatched to 7019 First St. in Canutillo Tx in reference to child endangerment. The Deputy met with an employee of Child Protective Services (CPS) who told the deputy she was conducting a welfare check on a woman claiming to live there when she was met at the front door by a four year old girl. The CPS worker saw that the girl was home alone and called the Sheriff’s Office.

The deputy went inside the residence and observed the conditions were poor and not adequate for the child. During the investigation, the four year old’s mother arrived and it was determined. that the child was left unattended for approximately two hours. The mother identified as Evelin Herrera (28) was placed under arrest for Abandoning or Endangering Child with Intent to return. The child was turned over to her grandparents who lived nearby. Herrera was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility with a bond set at $ 5000.00.

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Evelin Herrera (28)

Abandon Endanger child w/Intent to Return $5,000 Bond

Brazilian Officers Training Graduation Ceremony

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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 On 04-25-14 a group of 15 officers from Rio de Janeiro and other parts of Brazil graduated at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters after a week of tactical training from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Special Reaction Team (SRT). The Brazilian officers were given training on jail cell extractions, use of tactical shields, riot control, use of Tasers and other tactics. The training was done with the assistance of the Region VIII Training Academy facilities to include the firing range as well as the use of the Detention Facilities. Detention Officer L. Trevino led the training and was requested by the Brazilian officers due to his certifications, knowledge, and experience in these tactics. This training will assist the Brazilian Officers with security measures that will be used in the World Cup soccer tournament and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

 

 

 

 

Texting Teenager Crashes Vehicle

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 04-26-14 at about 1:40pm, Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the 17700 block of Island Tornillo Rd. in Fabens. Once Deputies arrived, they saw that a maroon Honda Accord had crashed into to a utility pole. The investigation revealed that a 16 year old driver had taken her parent’s vehicle without permission and was on her way to Juarez Mexico.  While traveling east on Island Tornillo Rd., she grabbed her cell phone and was text messaging taking her eyes off the roadway. That is when the vehicle went off the road and crashed into the utility pole. The driver was cited for no Driver’s License and was transported to Del Sol with minor injuries.

 

Man Flees from Deputies

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 04-27-14 at about 9:45am, a Sheriff’s Office Deputy was patrolling at the 700 block of Reidson Grove St in Canutillo Tx. Where he observed a suspicious vehicle (white Chevrolet Uplander) with a person inside it parked along a wall. As the deputy made a U turn to approach the vehicle, the driver sped off. The deputy attempted to catch up to the vehicle as it sped through several residential streets ignoring stop signs. The vehicle drove into the desert stopping near an arroyo just off the 500 block of Anthony Rd in Canutillo and the driver fled on foot. Deputies searched for the driver and were assisted by U.S. Border Patrol Agents, Tx DPS Troopers, and Anthony Police. The driver was never located. A check of the van revealed that it was reported stolen out of Sunland Park NM. The van was processed by the Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit and was impounded.

Motorcycle Crash Send one to the Hospital

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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On 04-26-14 at about 5:12pm, Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a motorcycle accident at the 4500 block of Flager St. in east El Paso County. Upon arrival deputies found a blue Honda motorcycle on its side and a 38 year old man on the ground with severe head injuries (he was not wearing a helmet). The Montana Vista First Responders and Life Ambulance arrived and tended to the driver. The driver was transported to Del Sol Medical center with serious injuries. Sheriff’s Office Special Traffic Investigators and Crime Scene Unit were called to the scene. The preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Flager St. at a curve located at the 4500 block. The 38 year old drove onto the unimproved right shoulder (gravel area), lost control, and flipped the motorcycle over several times and landed in the desert area. At this time it is unknown if alcohol, speed, or high winds in the area were contributing factors to this motor vehicle accident.  The driver remains in critical condition.

MANHUNT MONDAY 04-28-14: MARIO MUNGRILLO

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: MARIO MUNGRILLO (41)

DOB: 01-13-73

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’4”

WEIGHT: 196 lbs.

HAIR: Brown

EYES: Brown

BUILD: Medium

COMPLEXION: Medium

PLACE OF BIRTH: San Antonio, Texas

TATTOOS: Multiple – See Above Photos

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EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an absconded Sex Offender. The target has been identified as MARIO MUNGRILLO (41) of San Antonio, TX .

  Law Enforcement is asking the Community for help in capturing Wanted Fugitive MARIO MUNGRILLO who absconded from the El Paso Transitional Center in Horizon, TX on Tuesday 04-22-2014. MUNGRILLO was granted access to leave on said date from the Texas Workforce Commission located at 300 Main, El Paso, TX but never returned to Transitional Center. He is now wanted on a Parole Violation warrant and has a forthcoming charge of Sex Offenders Duty to Register. He is currently on parole for DWI and is a Registered Sex Offender for a conviction of Aggravated Sexual Assault Child, out of Bexar County, Texas. The victim was a 6 year-old girl at the time of the crime. His whereabouts remain unknown.

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

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