RELEASE: EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 HEADED TO NATIONAL COMPETITION

RELEASE: EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 HEADED TO NATIONAL COMPETITION

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 and Community Service Section will be participating in the 2016 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference and Competition.

The Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post and Community Section have been preparing and training for the conference and competition over the last two years. The conference and competition will take place July 11th- 16th, 2016 at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The week will provide Law Enforcement explorer post from across the nation with - team and individual competitions, seminars, demonstrations, exhibits, recreation and fun.

The competition focuses on law enforcement response in various categories: arrest and search, burglary in progress, crisis negotiation, officer down, emergency field first aid, traffic accident investigation, and traffic stops.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005 competes in national competition every two years.

Good Luck Explorers!

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EPCSO JAIL PASSES USMS DETENTION FACILITY INSPECTION

EPCSO JAIL PASSES USMS DETENTION FACILITY INSPECTION

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The United States Marshals Service (USMS) completed its annual inspection of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facilities.

The inspection conducted by the USMS enables the Districts and Prisoner Operations Division to identify problem areas early as well as identifying the various services each facility provides. 

The United States Marshals Service conducts annual inspections of all active Intergovernmental Agreement facilities that house federal inmates.  The inspection of both facilities verified that all facility equipment in inmate occupied areas is safe and operational.

Following this inspection, both facilities were found to be in compliance with the USMS Detention Facility Inspection standards.

“The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is committed to provide quality service in partnership with other members of the community.   Representatives of the United States Marshal’s Service conducted their yearly inspection of both Detention Facilities and found them to be in compliance with current industry standards regarding the safety and care of Federal Inmates.  We are proud of our excellent compliance history, which would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of the men and women of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Bureau.” – Sheriff Richard Wiles

This is the second inspection that is conducted on the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facilities within the last 60 days. The previous inspection was conducted by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards in early May.

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EPCSO CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH EL PASO COUNTY CITIZENS

EPCSO CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH EL PASO COUNTY CITIZENS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office celebrated 4th of July with citizens of El Paso County. Sheriff Wiles the Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section and Explorer Post 2005 participated in three Independence Day parades around the County of El Paso. Happy Birthday, America. Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone in the El Paso County to have a safe and fun 4th of July!

20th Annual West El Paso Rotary Independence Day Parade

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(photo courtesy of the Rotary Independence Day Parade - july4parade.com Facebook page.)

37th Annual El Paso Del Norte 4th of July Parade

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Anthony Texas 2016 4th of July Parade

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“MOST WANTED” for the week of July 1st, 2016.

“MOST WANTED” for the week of July 1st, 2016.

“MOST WANTED” for the week of July 1st, 2016.

The following individuals with outstanding warrants are wanted by El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, and featured through the Crime Stoppers of El Paso Most Wanted.

tips Text “EPCSO” plus your tip to “TIP411”(847411)

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EPCSO PAWS CANINE CADET PRINCESS

EPCSO PAWS CANINE CADET PRINCESS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX –  The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Pets Advancing Wellness Success ( PAWS) welcomes a new canine cadet to the program.

Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Animal Rescue League of El Paso created the PAWS (Pets Advancing Wellness and Success) vocational program to assist inmates in attaining vocational training and to provide homeless pets an opportunity to be adopted.

Princess is a one-year-old female, St. Bernard. She loves attention from dog handlers and plays well with other dogs. Princess loves water and taking baths.

The canine cadets that are part of the PAWS vocational program can be adopted through the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.

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Crime Stoppers of El Paso 2016 Bowling Tournament

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EPCSO Graduation Announcement – Basic County Corrections Class 16-1

EPCSO Graduation Announcement – Basic County Corrections Class 16-1

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, Texas - Sheriff Richard D. Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office would like to cordially invite you to the upcoming Basic County Corrections Class 16-1 Graduation on Friday, July 8th, 2016.

This group of hard-working individuals will be honored for their many hours of study, preparation, and months of hard work to reach their goal of becoming Sheriff’s Office Detention Officers.

We would be honored with your presence to this celebration being held for these exceptional individuals. Graduation will be held at the El Paso Community College ASC – Auditorium at 1:30 p.m.

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RELEASE: EPCSO MISSING PERSON OROZCO ADRIAN

RELEASE: EPCSO MISSING PERSON OROZCO ADRIAN

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of the El Paso County community in locating the following missing person.

Adrian Orozco age 20, was last seen at this residence in San Elizario, Texas. Orozco is diagnosed with a mental disorder and has not been taking his medication.  Orozco has left his residence in the past but has returned to his residence within a couple of days or has been located in Fabens, TX by family members.

  Orozco has light skin complexion, acne marks on his facial area, approximately 5’6” tall, weighs approximately 160 lbs, black hair, and brown eyes.  Orozco was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, grey shorts and grey canvas tennis shoes with no laces.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Adrian Orozco is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 915-546-2280 or 9-1-1.

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RELEASE: WANTED SEX OFFENDER – HERRON, ROBERT LEE

RELEASE: WANTED SEX OFFENDER – HERRON, ROBERT LEE

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

El Paso, Texas - Robert Lee Herron was released from West TX Intermediate Sanction Facility on June 27, 2016, & was scheduled to arrive in El Paso County Texas the same date. Upon his arrival, Herron was to notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole of his arrival and report to 1700 Horizon ( Halfway House) El Paso, TX. Herron never arrived and a parole violation warrant was issued, his last known location was the Greyhound bus station in Lubbock, TX. He is currently on parole for Possession of Cocaine and is a registered sex offender for the offense of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child out of Harris County TX, the victim being a 14-year-old female.

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EPCSO CRIME SCENE UNIT HOSTS MOCK CRIME SCENE FOR UTEP SUMMER CAMP

EPCSO CRIME SCENE UNIT HOSTS MOCK CRIME SCENE FOR UTEP SUMMER CAMP

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigators participated in one of the summer camps organized by the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP, on Friday, June 24th, 2016.

            The large command center was stationed behind the museum and the Crime Scene Unit was able to show the children what a real crime scene investigators does every day. Susan Wickenden, Bernadette Ortega, and the interns hosted a mock crime scene for kids where they photographed, sketched, and took their fingerprints.

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EPCSO AND MCGRUFF TEACH STRANGER DANGER

EPCSO AND MCGRUFF TEACH STRANGER DANGER

 

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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section and McGruff visited the Peter Piper Pizza on 119 N. Balboa Rd. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Sheriff’s Office deputies and McGruff met with children from ages 4-12 and taught them about Stranger Danger. Children learned to identify who is considered a stranger, who are safe strangers (like law enforcement officers and first responders) and how to recognize and handle a dangerous situation.

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EPCSO JUNE PAWS UPDATE

EPCSO JUNE PAWS UPDATE

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX –  The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Pets Advancing Wellness Success ( PAWS) has been busy with training and finding cadets “furever” homes this past month.

Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Animal Rescue League of El Paso created the PAWS (Pets Advancing Wellness and Success) vocational program to assist inmates in attaining vocational training and to provide homeless pets an opportunity to be adopted.

In, June, three of our canine cadets completed the program and are now basic obedience certified. The three canine cadets also found “furever” homes with the help from the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.

Canine Cadet Toby will be calling the Medina Family is “furever” family. 

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Canine Cadet Gus has found his “furever” home with the DeAngelis family.

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And last but not least, Canine Cadet Lucky, Lucky completed the training being completely deaf. Our detention officers, inmates, and staff all put in the extra effort to reach graduation and adoption.   Here is Lucky with his new family!

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It doesn’t stop there, with the adoption of these three canine cadets the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and PAWS welcomes their newest trainee: Canine Cadet Diesel.  Diesel is a ten-month-old, male Labrador. Diesel is very friendly and loves playtime with other dogs.

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The canine cadets that are part of the PAWS vocational program can be adopted through the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.

FIT WITH EPCSO

FIT WITH EPCSO

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office personnel attended the El Paso County Fitness Fair at the Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Academy on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with fitness, nutrition and alternative health experts to explore options available in our community to lead fit and healthy lives.  Healthy food samples, demonstrations, wellness screenings, and fitness providers were in attendance.

The fair had activities for all ages, WarriorsEdge Boxing provided boxing demonstrations from their youngest and toughest fighters!

The fair also had a special guest: Four-time World Boxing Champion DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley, who was on hand for pictures and autographs.

EPCSO UNDERAGE DRINKING OPERATION RESULTS

EPCSO UNDERAGE DRINKING OPERATION RESULTS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation to curb underage drinking from June 3rd – 18th, 2016.

Sheriff’s Office deputies proactively patrolled the county of El Paso and focused on curbing underage drinking and beer runs.  The results of the operation are as follows:

· 65 citations for Minor Consumption

· 18 citations for Curfew Violations

· 3 arrests for Possession of Marijuana, and

· 1 arrest for Furnishing Alcohol to Minors

RELEASE: EPCSO DWI ROUNDUP RESULTS

RELEASE: EPCSO DWI ROUNDUP RESULTS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrants and Apprehension Unit conducted a multi-agency warrant round up from June 20, 2016 through June 24, 2016, 2016 along with the department’s Patrol Division, El Paso Police Department, Department of Homeland Security, the El Paso County Constables Office and the El Paso District Attorney’s Office. The warrant roundup focused on locating and apprehending individuals who had outstanding arrest warrants for Driving while intoxicated offenses.

· A total of 109 individuals were arrested.

· 36 of the total individuals arrested were for Driving while Intoxicated offenses.

· 73 of the total individuals arrested were for other criminal offenses.

· A total of 151 warrants were executed.

· 55 of the warrants executed were felony warrants.

· 96 of the warrants executed were misdemeanor warrants.

· Total bond/fine amount for all subjects arrested was $ 1,034,710.00. Several of the subjects that arrested did not have a bond for their charges.

· Notable Arrests:

1. Sasha Brown, age 28 was arrested at her residence located in the 100 block of Durrill on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Brown was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on one count of Driving while intoxicated with a Child under 15 years of age. Brown has no bond for her charge.

2. Leandros Cooper, age 32 was arrested at his residence located in the 3500 block of Fred Wilson after receiving an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers of El Paso on Tuesday, June 22, 2016. Cooper was booked one count of Assault on a Family/Household Member with Previous Convictions and one count of Harassment. Cooper’s total bond for both charges is $26,000.

3. Luis Vasquez, age 30 was arrested at his residence located in the 12000 block of Pebble Hills after receiving an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers of El Paso on Tuesday, June 22, 2016. Vasquez was booked one count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, one count of Assault causing Bodily Injury/Family Member and one count of Violation of Protective Order.  Vasquez total bond for all charges is $22,500.

4. Richard Holguin, age 45 arrested at his residence located in the 800 block of Duskin after receiving an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers of El Paso on Tuesday, June 22, 2016.  Holguin was booked on one count of Driving while Intoxicated 3rd or more. Holguin has no bond for his charge.

· All four subjects were previously featured as “Wanted by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

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Sasha Brown                               

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Leandros Cooper                        

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Luis Vasquez                                        

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Richard Holguin                                                        

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