RELEASE: EPCSO MOST WANTED INDIVIDUAL IN CUSTODY

RELEASE: EPCSO MOST WANTED INDIVIDUAL IN CUSTODY

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

www.EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - One of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office “Most Wanted” individuals self-surrendered to the Fugitive Warrants and Apprehension Unit on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

Patrick Henry Gill, age 48 was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on a felony charge of Tampering/Fabricate Physical Evidence with the Intent to Impair with a bond of $90,000. 

Gill was previously featured as “Wanted” by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

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RELEASE: EPCSO ARREST TWO INDIVIDUALS FOR THEFT IN FAR EAST EL PASO

RELEASE: EPCSO ARREST TWO INDIVIDUALS FOR THEFT IN FAR EAST EL PASO

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

www.EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two individuals for theft on Monday, January 23, 2017.

Sheriff’s Office deputies were patrolling the Sparks area in Horizon, Texas when they observed two individuals carrying construction materials from a house located on the 12000 block of Grand River Dr. to a parked truck.

Deputies immediately made contact with the individuals regarding the items they had placed into the truck and subsequently determined that the items had been taken without the owner's permission from the home.

Ernesto Soto age 25 and Christian Gonzalez age 24 were booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for theft.

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RELEASE: EPCSO TO HOST TEXAS PUBLIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION (TPSA) WESTERN REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY COMPETITION -2017

RELEASE: EPCSO TO HOST TEXAS PUBLIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION (TPSA) WESTERN REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY COMPETITION

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

www.EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Academy will be hosting the Texas Public Service Association (TPSA) Western Regional Public Safety Competition, on Saturday, January 21st, 2017.

The event showcases high school students participating in a variety of public safety events related to law enforcement, firefighting, and corrections. This event allows high school students to apply hands-on skills and tactics learned in the classroom relating to public safety careers. Additionally, students compete in a variety of academic events demonstrating their knowledge of learned topics, concepts, and theories of public safety.

“The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the dedication these young men and women have shown for learning and implementing the various public safety skills taught by the Texas Public Service Association. We welcome these students to the Region VIII Academy so that they can showcase their talents during the upcoming TPSA Western Regional Public Safety Competition.” – Sheriff Richard Wiles.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with members of various local law enforcement agencies will be judging and scoring the competition.

The TPSA Western Regional Public Safety Competition will take place at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Region VIII Academy, 12501 Montana Ave. Saturday, January 21st, 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

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RELEASE: EPCSO RESPONDS TO BURGLARY AT EAST EL PASO PAINTBALL BUSINESS

RELEASE:  EPCSO RESPONDS TO BURGLARY AT EAST EL PASO PAINTBALL BUSINESS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

www.EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies detained four juveniles following a burglary of building call on Monday, January 16th, 2017.

Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 14000 block of Loving Ln. to the X MotoBall Paintball just after 10:00 a.m. Deputies were provided with video surveillance footage where they observed four subjects enter the business and take various paintball guns and paintball accessories.

A subsequent search of the area resulted in the location and apprehension of four juveniles in possession of the stolen property.

The stolen property was recovered and return to the business, the juveniles were released to their parents, the investigation continues, no other information is available at this time.

CRIME STOPPERS PRESS RELEASE - Couple Sought In Canutillo Burglary

NEWS RELEASE

January 13th, 2017      

Contact: Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS). 

Couple Sought In Canutillo Burglary 

CANUTILLO, TEXAS – A couple is captured on video burglarizing laundry room at a Canutillo, Texas mobile home complex, and causing thousands of dollars in damage to equipment.  Detectives from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, are asking for the public’s help in identifying these thieves though the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  On Monday, October 17th 2016, a couple is seeing going into the laundry facility of the “Gaslight Square” mobile home complex, located at 500 Talbot.  Once inside, the couple began to burglarize the coin operated machines, while the other would act as a lookout.  The thieves caused more than two-thousand dollars damage to the equipment and took an undetermined amount of money.  The male suspect is described as Hispanic, approximately 5’9” in height, 160lbs, with a medium complexion, and long black hair.  The female suspect is described as Hispanic, 5’4” in height, 120lbs., long hair, appears to have at tattoo on her right back shoulder. Investigators are certain that some residents at the complex know the couple.  Anyone with information on this burglary should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org or you can send a text message by entering the key word “CRIME1” (no space and include the quotation marks) plus your tip information, and text it to CRIMES (274637).  You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Inc. is a non-profit organization that brings together the community, law enforcement, and the media to solve crime.

 

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RELEASE: CRIME STOPPERS TIP LEADS TO EPCSO ARREST OF MOST WANTED SUBJECT

RELEASE: CRIME STOPPERS TIP LEADS TO EPCSO ARREST OF MOST WANTED SUBJECT

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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 Fugitive Warrants and Apprehension Unit arrested a  “Most Wanted” individual on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, following an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

Claudia Patricia Rocha-Solis, age 45 was arrested at a residence located in the 8500 block of Alameda Ave. for several outstanding warrants. Rocha-Solis was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility for two counts of Criminal Trespass, two counts of Theft of Property <$2500 with 2 or more Previous Convictions and two traffic warrants.  Rocha-Solis total bond for all charges is $105,421.

Rocha-Solis was previously featured as “Wanted” by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

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RELEASE: EPCSO ARRESTS MOST WANTED SUBJECT FOLLOWING TIP

RELEASE: EPCSO ARRESTS MOST WANTED SUBJECT FOLLOWING TIP

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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 Fugitive Warrants and Apprehension Unit arrested a “Most Wanted” individual on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, following an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

Prescilla Ann Gray, age 34 was arrested at a residence located in the 600 block of White Cliffs in west El Paso. Gray was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on one count of Theft of Property >=$2500<$30K with a $10,000 bond.

Gray was previously featured as “Wanted” by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

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RELEASE: EPCSO DWI PATROLS RESULTS

RELEASE: EPCSO DWI PATROLS RESULTS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

During the recent Christmas/New Years Holiday period (December 23, 2016, to January 1, 2017) the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office made a total of (20) driving while intoxicated related arrests.

The Sheriff’s Office utilized funding provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) as part of their enhanced patrols targeting drunk drivers. Of the (20) arrests made by the Sheriff’s Office, (11) arrests were made under the 2017 TXDOT STEP Comprehensive Grant.

In addition to the intoxicated related offenses, one of the drivers was arrested and charged with Possession of a Control Substance (cocaine) over 4-under 200 grams. A second driver was also arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana under 2 ounces.

Arrests made by the Sheriff’s Office during the reporting period are as follows:

-9 arrests: Driving While Intoxicated

- 8 arrests: Driving While Intoxicated Breath Alcohol Content .15 or higher

- 1 arrest: Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Offense

- 1 arrest: Driving While Intoxicated 3rd Offense or More

- 1 arrest: Driving Under Influence/Minor

20 Total Arrests

RELEASE: EPCSO ARREST TWO INDIVIDUALS IN FAR EAST EL PASO

RELEASE: EPCSO ARREST TWO INDIVIDUALS IN FAR EAST EL PASO

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

www.EPCSO.ORG

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two individuals for Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016.

At approximately, 7:30 p.m. deputies were patrolling the 700 block of Woodmanstone, when they observed two individuals enter a home under construction.

A subsequent investigation by deputies yielded the identity of the two individuals as Simon Montoya age 20 and Homero Perez age 19.

Montoya and Perez were booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

 

 

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RELEASE: EPCSO REQUESTING ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING WANTED SUBJECT

RELEASE: EPCSO REQUESTING ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING WANTED SUBJECT

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, Texas - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a wanted subject wanted for Sexual Assault.

Ricardo Seeraj age 31, is wanted in connection with a sexual assault incident that occurred on the 13000 block of Estancias Del Sur in San Elizario, Texas on Thursday, December 15th, 2016.

If you have any information regarding Seeraj’s whereabouts or this case, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 915-832-4408.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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RELEASE - PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - EPCSO INMATE TRUST ACCOUNT CHECK FRAUD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Please advise the public.

NEWS RELEASE-Public Service Announcement  December 19, 2016.

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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 wants to make the citizens of El Paso County aware of fraudulent checks from the Sheriff’s Office Inmate Trust Account.

                The Sheriff’s Office Bond and Inmate Trust Section issues a yearly notice regarding this topic to keep the citizens of El Paso County from becoming victims of a fraudulent check incident.

The public and check cashing businesses/merchants should be aware of fraudulent checks from the Sheriff’s Office Inmate Trust Account.  Over the years there have been instances where fake checks are reproduced using the Sheriff’s Office commissary bank account number. 

The Sheriff’s Office has accounting controls in place to ensure that those fraudulent checks do not clear the Sheriff’s Office commissary bank account. Unfortunately, for those individuals or merchants who do cash these fraudulent checks, they do end up with the loss.  

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office would like to encourage those who receive a check from the Sheriff’s Office Inmate Trust Account and are unsure of its authenticity to contact the Sheriff’s Office Bond and Inmate Trust Section at (915)546-2236 or (915)546-2249 and a cashier will verify the authenticity of the check.

“MOST WANTED” for the week of December 16th, 2016.

“MOST WANTED” for the week of December 16th, 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.

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RELEASE: EPCSO REQUESTING ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING SUBJECT WANTED FOR THEFT

RELEASE: EPCSO REQUESTING ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING SUBJECT

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

www.EPCSO.ORG

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the communities assistance in identifying a subject, following a car theft in far east El Paso County.

                                On the evening of  September 4th, 2016, a 2015 Black GMC YUKON was stolen from a business located at 500 block of Peyton Rd.

                                The wanted subject and the vehicle were seen crossing into Mexico through the Bridge of the Americas on September 4th, 2016.

                                If anyone has any information regarding this theft or the wanted subject, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 915-538-2291 extension 2280.

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RELEASE: EPCSO TO HOST SPARKS COMMUNITY MEETING

RELEASE:   EPCSO TO HOST SPARKS COMMUNITY MEETING

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, Texas - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section and Patrol Bureau will be hosting a community meeting for the residents of Sparks on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 at 6:00p.m.

Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the Community Service Section and Patrol Bureau will be addressing any community questions or concerns. To better inform and assist the community members the deputies will discuss ongoing operations, animal control services and all other services provided by the Sheriff’s Office for the residents of El Paso County.

The meeting is open to ALL members of the community and our media partners, the meeting will be from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Sparks Substation, located at 12899 Sparks Dr., El Paso Texas 79928.

If you have any questions regarding this event please contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez at 915-538-2119.

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RELEASE: EPCSO CONDUCTS MULTI-AGENCY WARRANT ROUND-UP

RELEASE: EPCSO CONDUCTS MULTI-AGENCY WARRANT ROUND-UP

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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 Fugitive Warrants and Apprehension Unit conducted a multi-agency warrant round up from December 5, 2016 through December 9, 2016 along with the department’s Patrol Division,  El Paso Police Department DWI Task Force, Horizon Police Department and the El Paso District Attorney’s Office.

· A total of 92 individuals were arrested.

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

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

· A total of 127 warrants were executed.

· 68 of the warrants executed were felony warrants.

· 59 of the warrants executed were misdemeanor warrants.

· 31 of the subjects arrested did not have a bond for their charge at the time of their arrest.

· Total bond/fine amount for all subjects arrested was $ 2,022,069.00 .

Notable Arrests

· Azzea Leyva, age 26 was arrested on five counts of Aggravated Assault w/a Deadly Weapon with a total bond of $50,000.

· Delilah Herrera, age 20 was arrested on one count of Aggravated Robbery and one count of Evading Arrest with a Vehicle with no bond.

· Paul Michael Cordova (age 46), Jesus Lopez (age 50), Margarito Rios (age 49) and Veronica Deluna (age 38) were all arrested for one count of Driving while Intoxicated 3rd or More with no bond.

· Omar Saenz, age 39 was arrested on one count of Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle causing Serious Bodily Injury with a bond of $50,000.

· Rafael Magallanes, age 22 was arrested on one count of Burglary of Habitation with no bond.

· Eduardo Ramos, age 19 was arrested on one count of Sexual Assault with a $10,000 bond.  Ramos had been featured as one of the department’s most wanted with Crime Stoppers of El Paso.

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         Azzea Leyva         Delilah Herrera              Paul Michael Cordova

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   Jesus Lopez                                  Margarito Rios                         Veronica Deluna

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           Omar Saenz                   Rafael Magallanes              Eduardo Ramos

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