Man Arrested in San Elizario for Aggravated Assault

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 03-25-14 at 12:30pm Deputies were dispatched to a car wash located 12020 Socorro Rd. in reference to an aggravated assault. A man had just washed his car, and for compensation, allowed the victim to dry the car. As the victim was drying the car, the offender, identified as Martin Mendoza (59), came over and confronted the victim. Mendoza threatened the victim with a knife and assaulted him. Mendoza was placed under arrest for Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

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Martin Mendoza (59)

Aggravated Assault w/Deadly Weapon $10,000 Bond

Two Arrested After Fleeing from a Deputy

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 03-23-14, at about 4:15am, an El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a maroon Jeep Cherokee for driving recklessly in the area of the 14700 block of Kaye Pl. in Horizon, Texas. The vehicle proceeded east on Kaye Pl. and drove into the desert area. The Jeep got stuck and the driver got out and ran. The Deputy gave chase and ordered the driver to stop. The driver complied and was arrested. The investigation revealed that the driver, identified as Jonathan Ocon (22), was intoxicated and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and Evading Arrest/Detention with a vehicle. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana and was charged for that as well. The passenger in the vehicle Alan Ocon (23) was placed under arrest for Public Intoxication.

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Jonathan Ocon (22)

Evading Arrest or Detention w/ Vehicle $3,000 Bond

DWI w/Previous Intoxication Manslaughter Conviction $10,000 Bond

Possession of Marijuana <2oz $300 Bond

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Alan Ocon (23)

Public Intoxication $500 Bond

MANHUNT MONDAY 03-17-14: FINO & GOMEZ

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GOMEZ, DAVID MOISES

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: MARCOS FINO (23)

DOB: 01-16-1991

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’11”

WEIGHT: 230 lbs.

HAIR: Brown

EYES: Brown

BUILD:

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PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: DAVID MOISES GOMEZ (24)

DOB: 03-30-1989

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’7”

WEIGHT: 220 lbs.

HAIR: Black

EYES: Brown

BUILD: Medium – Large

PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas

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EL PASO, TEXAS This week MANHUNT MONDAY Features 2 Wanted Fugitives sought for vandalizing & burglarizing several vehicles in El Paso’s Upper Valley. The targets are identified as MARCOS FINO & DAVID MOISES GOMEZ – both from El Paso, Texas.

Law Enforcement Officials are asking the community for assistance in locating

MARCOS FINO & DAVID MOISES GOMEZ

On February 4, 2014, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Zebra`s Show Bar located at 7701 S. Desert in El Paso County, Texas in reference to a Criminal Mischief Call. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered that several vehicles had been vandalized and burglarized.  Deputies met with witnesses who stated that two offenders later identified as FINO & GOMEZ had intentionally caused damage to multiple vehicles in the parking lot. Both Subjects fled the scene in a Black Dodge Durango prior to the Deputies’ arrival. 

During the the course of the investigation,  the surveillance footage of the parking lot was obtained by Sheriff’s Officials who with the help of witnesses, positively identified  FINO & GOMEZ as the persons responsible for this crime spree. Vehicles on scene had sustained several broken windows, body damage and were missing property from within. Charges have since been filed against the Offenders who ware wanted for the Offenses of: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF & BURGLARY OF VEHICLES.

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MARCOS FINO & DAVID MOISES GOMEZ please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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Sheriff’s Office Arrest Man for Producing Counterfeit Money

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 03/07/2014 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office concluded an investigation that involved the production of different denominations of counterfeit U.S. currency. The investigation revealed that the fake money was being used to make legitimate purchases through out El Paso County.  On Friday (03-07-14) the Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the 5000 block of Alps Dr and arrested:

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Ricky Hemphill (29)

He was charged with:

Charges:                                                                        Bond    

Theft of Firearm by Possession                                         $10,000.00

Possession of Marijuana O/20-U/4oz                               $1,500.00

Forgery                                                                            $10,000.00

Possession of C/S PG1 O/1-U/4grams                             $10,000.00

Possession of Dangerous Drugs                                        $10,000.00

Forgery (outstanding arrest warrant)/EPPD                       $5,000.00

Involved in the investigation were:

Sheriff’s Office Strike Team

Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division

Sheriff’s Office Crime Records and Forensic Section

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Immigration and Customs Enforcement/BEST

Investigation continues and no other information will be released.

 

MANHUNT MONDAY 03-10-14: DAVID PEDRAZA

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: DAVID PEDRAZA (25)

AKA’s: DAVID ROBINSON

DOB: 11-05-1988

ETHINCITY / GENDER: WHITE / MALE

HEIGHT: 6’1”

WEIGHT: 185 lbs.

HAIR: Blonde

EYES: Blue

BUILD: Medium

PLACE OF BIRTH: EL PASO, TEXAS

TATTOOS: BACK – “PEDRAZA” /  CHEST – “TRUST NO ONE”

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EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual sought for Narcotics. The target has been identified as DAVID PEDRAZA of El Paso, TX.

Law Enforcement is seeking assistance from the Community in providing the whereabouts of DAVID PEDRAZA who may be hiding in the Borderland area. In March 2010, PEDRAZA & an accomplice were found with 8.5 lbs. of Marijuana after attempting to elude Sheriff’s Deputies. Both subjects were eventually arrested for this incident. PEDRAZA has since failed to show for court & the 120th District Court has re-issued a Warrant of Arrest for PEDRAZA who knows authorities are looking for him and is on the run eluding capture. He is wanted for the Offense of: POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA >5LBS. <50LBS.

If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of DAVID PEDRAZA please contact Crime Stoppers Of El Paso at (915) 566-TIPS (8477).

AUTHORITIES REMIND THE GENERAL PUBLIC – HARBORING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE IS A FELONY OFFENSE.

Since its inception in 2008, Tips & Information provided to MANHUNT MONDAY has resulted in the Capture of numerous fugitives in several parts of Texas & other States such as New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, California & south of the Border in Mexico.

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DAVID PEDRAZA please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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Make up Visitation Day for the Downtown Detention Facility

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On 03-02-14 there were technical problems at the Downtown Detention Facility that caused the cancellation of regular visitation along with children visitations for the odd floors (3, 5, 7, 9, and 11). Children visitations for those floors have been rescheduled for this coming Saturday morning (03-08-14) from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.

Debido a circunstancias inesperadas, la visita regular y la visita de los niños fue cancelada para los pisos nones (3, 5, 7, 9, 11) el sábado pasado (03-02-14). La visita de los niños ha sido reprogramada para este sábado 03-08-14 de 8:00 am a 11:00 am.

Fourth Annual Anti Bullying Basketball Tournament

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 Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with Bel Air High School and 104.3 Hit fm are having their fourth annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament to “slam dunk Bullying”. Registration is free and is a double elimination tournament. The tournament will begin March 29th at 8:00am and will be held at Bel Air High School (731 N. Yarbrough). Sixteen co-ed teams will be allowed to enter and there can be up to 5 players per team. To register, please contact Deputy R. Tabbutt at rtabutt@epcounty.com or call him at 915-497-4041.

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Crash Causes Temporary Power Outage

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 03-06-14 at about 2:45am, Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident that caused a power outage at the 12300 block of Socorro Rd, in San Elizario Tx. When Deputies arrived to the scene, they discovered that the driver involved in the accident was gone. The initial investigation revealed that a white older model Chevrolet Tahoe had crashed into a guide wire and anchors to an electric pole. After the initial crash, the Tahoe kept going and finally stopped after striking a chain link fence nearby. The El Paso Electric Company was called to the scene and power was restored in about one hour. The Sheriff’s Office will continue to investigate the crash.

Inaugural ‘Anti-Bullying Bowl’ brought to you by your El Paso Raiders and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

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 Raiders Semi-Pro football team is teaming up with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office to promote anti bullying. The Raiders are doing their part by donating $1 from each ticket sale from the game on Sunday March 16th to the Sheriff’s Office Anti Bullying Coalition. The game will be held at the Socorro ISD Student Activities Complex at 2:00pm, where they take on the Alamogordo DesertDawgs.

     The El Paso Raiders said they wish to host the event to raise awareness, donate time and money to the cause and make the community a better place to live, work and play. Players have also pledged to attend anti-bullying rallies and will help the Sheriff’s Office in events during the year. Help support anti bullying and join us on March 16th.

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Fat Tuesday DWI Enforcement

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

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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   The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting increased DWI enforcement during this Fat Tuesday. There will be additional Deputies patrolling the streets of El Paso County in high risk locations during times when  most alcohol related incidents occur.

 

 

 

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Sheriff’s Office New Fingerprinting fees

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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Effective March 1st, the Sheriff’s Office will be changing their fingerprinting fees. The fees will go from $35.00 to $10.00. Any additional fingerprint cards will cost $5.00 each. Fingerprinting can be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays only from 8:30am to 11:00am and then continues from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Identification is required.

Deputies Arrest Man for Illegal Dumping

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 02-22-14 Sheriff’s Office Deputies from the Clint Station responded to the 13000 block of Guitar St. in San Elizario Tx in reference to illegal dumping. Just west of that location, Deputies discovered a dead horse in a canal near the international border. After talking with several people, Deputies got information on the subjects and vehicle involved. Their investigation lead them to the 13300 block of Petunia St. where they located the vehicle and trailer used in the illegal dumping. Deputies determined that Raul Reyes (63) was responsible for the illegal dumping and placed him under arrest.

It was also determined that Reyes had damaged a chain link fence while transporting the dead horse and was charged for that as well. Reyes was placed under arrest for illegal dumping and Reckless Damage.

 

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Illegal Dumping $3,500 bond

Reckless Damage $500 bond

The Sheriff’s Office and the Animal Rescue League Participate in Pet-Fair Event

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 02-22-14 Sheriff’s Office Detention Officers in the Pets Advancing Wellness and Success (PAWS) section  and the Animal Rescue League of El Paso participated in the El Paso Parks and Recreation second annual Pet-A-Fair event located at the Don Haskins Recreational Center. 

Detention Officers showed basic dog obedience training and had Sheriff’s Office Canine Cadets perform dog agility courses. 

The PAWS in Detention program has been successful in placing approximately 85% of its graduating canine cadets in Forever Homes.  Both Canine Cadets attending the event were adopted. This program is a collaboration between the Sheriff’s Office, the El Paso Humane Society, and the Animal Recue League of El Paso.

  • Anyone interested in adopting any of our cadets may contact PAWS staff for more information and referral to the appropriate adopting agency. PAWS staff may be reached at 856-4800 ext 5749
  • Adoption for Animal Rescue League can be made at 7256 La Junta, Canutillo, Tx. (915) 877-5002 Cost $125.00
  • Adoption for Humane Society can be made at 4991 Fred Wilson El Paso Tx. (915) 532-6971 Cost $110.00

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MANHUNT MONDAY 02-24-14: JOEL PONCE

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: JOEL PONCE (35)

AKA’s: ALVAREZ

DOB: 05-06-1978

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’7”

WEIGHT: 280 lbs.

HAIR: Brown

EYES: Brown

BUILD: Heavy

LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE: BERINO, NM

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EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual sought for Murder. The target has been identified as JOEL PONCE of Berino, NM.

Law Enforcement is seeking assistance from the Community in providing the whereabouts of JOEL PONCE who may be hiding in the Borderland area. In May 2013, 41 year-old Juan Perez was found unresponsive with head injuries in the 100 block of Saltbush in Berino, NM. As the investigation continued, JOEL PONCE surfaced as a person of interest & has not been seen since. PONCE knows authorities are looking for him and is on the run eluding capture. He is wanted for the Offense of: Murder (New Mexico) but has contacts & is known to frequent the areas of Berino & Las Cruces, New Mexico /  El Paso,Texas & Northern Mexico.1964516_269443323222118_755261274_n

The Victim’s Family is also offering a $1,000 Reward for information leading to the Capture of JOEL PONCE.

NEW INFORMATION: Over the weekend (February 21, 2014), PONCE was said to have been spotted at an East El Paso Sports Bar. Information received indicates, he now has his head shaved. He left the establishment just before the caller could alert authorities.

Since its inception in 2008, Tips & Information provided to MANHUNT MONDAY has resulted in the Capture of numerous fugitives in several parts of Texas & other States such as New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, California & south of the Border in Mexico.

If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of JOEL PONCE please contact Crime Stoppers Of El Paso at (915) 566-TIPS (8477) or the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department at (575) 525-1911 or the Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority at (575) 526-0795.

AUTHORITIES REMIND THE GENERAL PUBLIC – HARBORING A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE IS A FELONY OFFENSE.

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JOEL PONCE please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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Amnesty Period Reminder

NEWS RELEASE        02-21-14

The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public of the amnesty period for unsettled traffic warrants with El Paso County. The AMNESTY PERIOD is from February 17th through February 28th, 2014.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the El Paso County Justices of the Peace and El Paso County Constables are making an effort to reduce the number of outstanding TRAFFIC WARRANTS in El Paso County. The Justice of the Peace courts are offering people the opportunity to receive a waiver and not pay anything for failing to appear in court during the amnesty period. 

Individuals who believe have an outstanding warrant(s) as a result of a citation from a Sheriff’s Deputy, Deputy Constable, or Texas DPS Trooper should contact the appropriate Justice of the peace Office. 

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Contact the Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section if you believe you have a felony or misdemeanor warrant for your arrest at 915-546-2214.

A WARRANT ROUND-UP will follow the Amnesty Period with the Failure to Appear Fine included as well as any other associated fees.

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