WANTED SEX OFFENDER – SAPIEN, BOBBY

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WANTED SEX OFFENDER – SAPIEN, BOBBY

June 20, 2018

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance from the community in locating Bobby Sapien.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a home verification check and learned that Sapien no longer resides at his registered address and his whereabouts are unknown. Sapien is delinquent for his annual verification and failed to notify the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registration Unit of his change of address as stipulated by law.

Sapien is a registered sex offender following convictions for three counts of Indecency with a Child/Exposure out of the State of Texas, three female victims ages 8, 9 and 10 and a 10-year-old male. May possibly be homeless within the Montana Vista area.

If you have information on the location of Bobby Sapien, please call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-538-2008.

No other information is available at this time.

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WANTED SEX OFFENDER – GONZALES, SANTOS GABRIEL

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WANTED SEX OFFENDER – GONZALES, SANTOS GABRIEL

June 18, 2018

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance from the community in locating Santos Gabriel Gonzales.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a home verification check and learned that Gonzales no longer resides at his registered address and his whereabouts are unknown. Gonzales failed to notify the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registration Unit of his change of address as stipulated by law.

Gonzales is a registered sex offender following a conviction of Sexual Assault of a Child out of the State of Texas, the victim being a 4-year-old female.

If you have information on the location of Santos Gabriel Gonzales, please call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-538-2008.

No other information is available at this time.

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FREE MOVIE - FERDINAND

FREE MOVIE  - FERDINAND

Join the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office for a FREE MOVIE NIGHT on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 15371 Kentwood Ave. (Agua Dulce Park)

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BURN BAN ORDER FOR COUNTY OF EL PASO IS EXTENDED–June 11, 2018

BURN BAN ORDER FOR COUNTY OF EL PASO IS EXTENDED

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El Paso, TX – On, Monday, June 11, 2018, Commissioners Court extended the County’s Burn Ban Order for an additional 90 days. 

The order will take effect on June 12, 2018, at the expiration of the prior burn ban.

http://epcounty.com/courtorders/burn%20ban%20order%202017.pdf

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PUBLIC USE OF INCINERATOR

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

PUBLIC USE OF INCINERATOR

June 12, 2018

El Paso, Texas – In an effort to assist citizens of El Paso County from being victimized by identity theft, Sheriff Richard Wiles has authorized the use of the Sheriff’s Office incinerator by members of the public to destroy personal documents no longer needed.

The incinerator, which is normally used to burn narcotics, will be available to the public on Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

The Sheriff’s Office understands citizens save documents that can accumulate and might not have the ability to safely dispose of them. Access to the incinerator will enable citizens of our community to feel secure knowing that information in their documents will not get into the wrong hands.

A Sheriff’s Office employee will be present to ensure all documents are completely destroyed. Only personal documents will be accepted. One 30 gallon trash bag will be accepted per household, and may only contain paper. No plastic or metal will be accepted. The Sheriff’s Office incinerator is compliant with rules and regulations set by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

The Sheriff’s Office Incinerator is located at 12501 Montana, behind the Montana Patrol Station and the Region VIII Training Academy.

There is no cost to the public. If there are any questions, please contact Public Information Officer Leslie Antunez at 915-538-2119.

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS MOST WANTED SUBJECT–GALINDO

 

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

ARRESTS MOST WANTED SUBJECT

June 11, 2018

El Paso, TX – On Monday, June 11, 2018, Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the Criminal Warrants and Fugitive Apprehension Section arrested a most wanted subject in far west El Paso County.

Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted an investigation following information received on the location of Sandra Galindo age 40. Galindo was taken into custody by deputies at a residence located in the 300 block of Danny Boy, Vinton, Texas.

Galindo was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on five outstanding warrants. Four counts of Theft Prop <$2500 2 / More Previous Convictions and one misdemeanor charge for Poss PG 3< 28G.

Galindo was previously featured as “WANTED” by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office through Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

CLICK IT OR TICKET 2018 RESULTS

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CLICK IT OR TICKET 2018 RESULTS

June 9, 2018

El Paso, TX – Each year thousands of people lose their lives on Texas roads. Many of these tragedies could have been avoided if seatbelts had been properly worn. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Texas Department of Transportation participated in the yearly Statewide Click It or Ticket Campaign for 2018.

The campaign took place between May 21st and June 3rd and during that time Sheriff’s Office deputies issued 125 Adult Safety Belt Citations and 65 Child Safety Belt Citations. 

Deputies were out on extra duty with funds made available by TXDOT in order to promote and educate our drivers of the importance of wearing your seatbelt.

The Sheriff’s Office and The Texas Department of Transportation would like to remind all drivers to buckle up.

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AWARDED SILVER WORKSITE BY TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES

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AWARDED SILVER WORKSITE BY TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES

June 7, 2018

El Paso, TX – In June 2018, the Texas Department of State Health Services awarded the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with the Silver Worksite Designation as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite.

Sheriff Wiles and the Sheriff’s Office recognize that breastfeeding is a proactive natural and essential form of feeding for infants. Implementing a site within both detention facilities provides our employees with a private and safe environment to facilitate each employee’s infant feeding goals and needs.

Chief Sylvia Aguilar along with the Detention Bureau Staff spearheaded the initiative for the Sheriff’s Office. The initiative is also carried out countywide at the numerous County operated locations.

“We wanted to provide a place, a friendly environment for our officers to relax and be able to take a break from their workday to continue to care for their babies.~ Chief Sylvia Aguilar

“In 1995, the Texas legislature recognized "a mother's responsibility to both her job and her child when she returns to work and acknowledges that a woman's choice to breastfeed benefits the family, the employer, and society."

The Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Program seeks to reduce barriers to breastfeeding by increasing the proportion of employers who have worksite lactation support policies and programs. The program recognizes employers who develop and maintain policies to proactively support employees in combining working and breastfeeding by providing for:”

  1. Work schedule flexibility to allow adequate time for the expression of breastmilk.
  2. Access to a clean, safe water source and a sink to wash hands and clean pumping equipment.
  3. Access to clean running water to wash hands and clean pumping equipment.
  4. Access to hygienic options for storage of expressed breastmilk. (http://texasmotherfriendly.org/about-the-program)

To achieve the Silver and Gold, designations the employer must implement additional best practice policies and program activities to promote and support breastfeeding by their employees that exceed the minimum standards. http://texreg.sos.state.tx.us/public/readtac$ext.TacPage?sl=R&app=9&p_dir=&p_rloc=&p_tloc=&p_ploc=&pg=1&p_tac=&ti=25&pt=1&ch=31&rl=1

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS SUBJECT FOLLOWING NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION

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ARRESTS SUBJECT FOLLOWING NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION

June 5, 2018

El Paso, TX – El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies arrested one subject following a narcotics investigation on Monday, June 4, 2018.

Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted an investigation which led to a traffic stop on the 3900 block of Harrison Ave. A search of the vehicle yielded the seizure of four baggies of Cocaine. A subsequent search of the subject's residence located on the 3900 block of Mountain Ave. yielded five additional baggies of Cocaine totaling a combined approximate weight of three grams. As a result of the investigation deputies also seized approximately $5,000.00 in U.S. currency.

Curtis Mitchell age 59 was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for Poss CS PG 1>=1G<4G.

No other information is available at this time.

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SPAY AND NEUTER PROGRAM - JUNE SCHEDULE

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SPAY AND NEUTER PROGRAM

JUNE SCHEDULE

June 5, 2018

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has launched a FREE Spay and Neuter Program for residents of El Paso County.

The spay and neuter program is open to residents of Horizon City, Vinton, Socorro, Anthony, Clint, San Elizario, and residents of other unincorporated areas within El Paso County. Citizens who reside within the City of El Paso are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in this program.

****In order to provide a more streamlined process Spay and Neuter services will now be available by appointment ONLY. ****

Please take note of the following before booking your spay and neuter appointment.

Ø All spay and neuter services are available by appointment ONLY.

Ø Appointments are limited to the first 20 pets per event.

Ø To schedule an appointment call (915) 856-4875.

June Schedule:

Monday, June 4th

Socorro City, Texas

Friday, June 8th

Horizon City, Texas

Wednesday, June 20th

Vinton, Texas

Friday, June 22nd

Horizon City, Texas

Monday, June 25

Montana Vista, Texas

Wednesday, June 27th

Anthony, Texas

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EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HOSTS COFFEE WITH A DEPUTY

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HOSTS COFFEE WITH A DEPUTY

June 5, 2018

El Paso, TX – Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting “Coffee with a Deputy,” on Friday, June 8, 2018.

The national movement focuses on building trust between law enforcement and the communities we serve.  Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on-hand to address questions or issues being faced by citizens in their neighborhoods.

Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the deputies of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office invite you to join us for a cup of coffee and a conversation.

The event will take place from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the following locations:

· Cotton Eyed Joe’s Restaurant – 1591 N FM 1110 Rd, Clint, TX.

· Ensenada Restaurant – 14281 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX.

· Los Jarrones Restaurant – 6880 Doniphan Rd. Canutillo, TX.

 

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- PHONE SCAMS - June 5, 2018

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- PHONE SCAMS

June 5, 2018

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office wants to make the citizens of El Paso County aware of telephone scams that have claimed several victims.

People around El Paso County have received phone calls from an individual identifying themselves as an employee of the U.S. Marshals Service.

The scammer/offender then claims that the individual/victim has ignored their federal jury duty and they must either make a payment or report to Sheriff’s Office Headquarters to resolve the matter.

In cases where a payment is requested, the VICTIM is told to buy DOT Money Packs cards or gift cards for varying amounts to resolve the matter. After the VICTIM purchases the money cards, the scammer requests the serial numbers displayed on the money cards so that the warrant can be taken care of. Those numbers are then turned into cash by the scammer depriving the victim of the money.

The Sheriff’s office would also like to remind citizens that they will never be contacted by phone requesting payment for outstanding warrants.

If anyone has been a victim of these scams, please contact the proper authorities. El Paso Police Department non-emergency number is 915-832-4400 and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number is 915-832-4408.

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING FATAL HIT AND RUN
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INVESTIGATING FATAL HIT AND RUN

June 5, 2018

El Paso, Texas – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public on a fatal hit and run accident.

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m. a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle traveling northbound on the 1500 block of Horizon Blvd. The pedestrian was walking southbound on the unimproved shoulder of the roadway when he was struck by the vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene immediately after striking the pedestrian. The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound towards Darrington Road on Horizon Blvd. The Sheriff’s Office has limited information on the vehicle that fled the scene and is asking the public for help.

The victim was identified as Jesse Trevino Gonzales age 45.

Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-832-4408.

No other information is available at this time.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- PHONE SCAMS

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT- PHONE SCAMS

June 1, 2018

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office wants to make the citizens of El Paso County aware of telephone scams that have claimed several victims.

People around El Paso County have received phone calls from an individual identifying themselves as an employee of the U.S. Marshals Service.

The scammer/offender then claims that the individual/victim has ignored their federal jury duty and they must either make a payment or report to Sheriff’s Office Headquarters to resolve the matter.

In cases where a payment is requested, the VICTIM is told to buy DOT Money Packs cards or gift cards for varying amounts to resolve the matter. After the VICTIM purchases the money cards, the scammer requests the serial numbers displayed on the money cards so that the warrant can be taken care of. Those numbers are then turned into cash by the scammer depriving the victim of the money.

The Sheriff’s office would also like to remind citizens that they will never be contacted by phone requesting payment for outstanding warrants.

If anyone has been a victim of these scams, please contact the proper authorities. El Paso Police Department non-emergency number is 915-832-4400 and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number is 915-832-4408.

EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES 2018 SUMMER YOUTH ACADEMY

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ANNOUNCES 2018 SUMMER YOUTH ACADEMY

May 30, 2018

El Paso, Texas – Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office invite local teens with an interest in law enforcement to participate in the upcoming 2018 Youth Academy, July 9-13, 2018.

The purpose of the Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy is to introduce young men and women in our community to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in a positive and informative manner.

The academy consists of presentations, demonstrations, videos, and tours from the various Sheriff’s Office departments.

The academy is open to anyone between the ages of 13-18 who have not completed high school. Space is limited so please submit your application early!

Registration packets can be picked up at 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

All applications must be returned to the Sheriff’s headquarters by June 27, 2018.

For more information please contact Public Information Officer Leslie Antunez at 915-538-2119 or lantunez@epcounty.com .

 

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