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NEWS RELEASE

RELEASE DATE & TIME: Monday, September 30, 2013 @ 9:30 AM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

Chris Acosta

Cell: 915-479-0797

Office: (915) 538-2223

EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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MANHUNT MONDAY 09-30-13: ANGEL FLORES

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: ANGEL FLORES (29)

AKA: ANGEL MENDOZA  / “MENACE”

GANG AFFILIATION: “SURENO” – “BROWN NEIGHBORHOOD”

DOB: 05-15-1989

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 5’7”

WEIGHT: 150 lbs.

HAIR: Brown (Bald)

EYES: Brown

BUILD: Medium

PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas

TATTOOS

  • Right Arm –  Females, Skulls, Aztec Culture, Portrait of Zapata w/ Clock, Al Capone, God Father Figure, Princess (explicit)
  •  Back – “Flores” w/ Lion,
  • Face - “LA”
  • Right Hand (wrist) – “South” / Left Hand – “Side” 
  • Chest – “BNH 13 MNS”
  • Neck -“Queen of my heart” 
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    EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual wanted for Violent Crimes in separate incidents. The target is identified as ANGEL FLORES AKA “MENACE” of El Paso, TX.

    In August 2013, ANGEL FLORES & two accomplices violently assaulted two male subjects in El Paso’s Lower Valley in the area of the 500 block of Lafayette. During the assault FLORES produced a knife stabbing one of the Victims twice (on the back & forearm) striking an artery. The other Victim also sustained injuries. Charges were filed. 

    In a separate incident earlier this month (September 2013), FLORES & an accomplice violently assaulted an individual in the 3600 block of Saul Kleinfield. The Victim in this incident was struck on the face with a hammer. Charges were also filed in this case. 

    ANGEL FLORES knows authorities are looking for him and remains on the run eluding capture. He is wanted on 3 Counts for ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIMINAL ACTITVIY – MURDER / AGGRAVATED ASSAULT with a Total Bond of $175,000.

    Law Enforcement Officials are asking the community for assistance in locating ANGEL FLORES. He is to be considered ARMED & DANGEROUS as he may be in Possession of a Handgun.

    If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of

    ANGEL FLORES please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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    at 566-TIPS (8477). Callers will remain anonymous & may be eligible for a reward if the information provided leads to the apprehension of the individuals featured.

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    MAN ARRESTED FOR FICTITIOUS BUYERS TAGS

    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 11:00 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    EL PASO TEXAS-On 09/27/13 at approximately 2:20 PM a Deputy assigned to the Strike Team Interdiction Unit patrolling north bound at the 12100 block of McCombs St., El Paso County, Texas, observed a Grey Chevrolet Tahoe with temporary buyers tags who was traveling in front of the patrol unit.  A check of the buyers tags returned with “no record” and a traffic stop was initiated.  During the stop, the Deputy smelled the odor of burnt marijuana and identified the driver as Edgar Covarrubias.  Further investigation revealed Covarrubias was in possession of 0.10 ounces of marijuana and  a fictitious temporary buyers tag. The driver stated he had purchased the alleged fraudulent tags for forty dollars on the internet due to problems with the obtaining a car title. 

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    EDGAR COVARRUBIAS (38)

    CHARGE(S):

    Tampering w/Governmental Record / Bond:  $5000.00

    Possession of Marijuana U/2 ounces / Bond:  $600.00

    TIP LEADS DETECTIVES TO FUGITIVE’S CAPTURE

    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 11:00 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    imageEL PASO TEXAS- The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was on the hunt for Fugitive Laura Gonzalez, a known local con-artist wanted for theft charges and other criminal warrants, until her capture this evening at Van Buren & Piedras by Crimes Against Property Detectives based on a tip.  The Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation in December of 2012 after a victim reported jewelry and other items missing from her home.  Fugitive/Gonzalez was hired back in 2010 by the victim to assist her with housekeeping until Gonzalez was not seen or heard of. 

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    Gonzalez’ criminal warrants also stem from a fraudulent catering service back in July & August of 2009 known as the  “Once Upon a Time Princess Party”. Gonzalez was featured on Manhunt Monday & Crime Stoppers Most Wanted wanted then for 3-Counts for Deceptive Trade Practice and Resisting Arrest.  Gonzalez’ brother, Gabriel Trejo was arrested on 03/27/13 for Theft o/$1,500-u/$20k after Trejo failed to complete landscape for the same victim.

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    LAURA GONZALEZ(42)

    CHARGES:

    2-CT/Theft o/$50-U/$500

    Criminal Mischief o/$500-u/$1,500

    Resist Arrest Search/Transportation

    Deceptive Trade Practice

    Assault Causes BI/Family Violence

    CLICK ON LINKS BELOW FOR PREVIOUS NEWS RELEASES:

    http://www.epcounty.org/CS/blogs/sheriff_news/archive/2013/03/26/update-brother-of-local-con-artist-wanted-for-theft.aspx

    http://www.epcounty.com/CS/blogs/sheriff_news/archive/2010/03/07/manhunt-monday-03-08-laura-gonzalez.aspx

    http://www.epcounty.com/CS/blogs/sheriff_news/archive/2010/07/28/once-upon-a-time-princess-party-manhunt-monday-fugitive-captured-by-deputies-capture-no-51.aspx

    FUGITIVE FROM INDIANA CAPTURED DURING TRAFFIC STOP

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    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 2:30 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    EL PASO TEXAS- On 09/26/13, Strike Team Interdiction Units responded to Interstate-Highway-10 Mile Marker 55, Tornillo, TX, after a call of a vehicle disturbing was reported.  Strike Team units en route to assist spotted the vehicle at approximately Mile Marker 58 and a traffic stop was initiated.  Further investigation revealed the driver, who was traveling through El Paso, was a Fugitive from Justice out of the state of Indiana.  The driver was identified as 36 year old William Edward Praul wanted for a Larceny/Theft charge.  Praul was booked into the Detention Facility and is pending extradition.

     

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    WILLIAM EDWARD PRAUL

    FFJ/INDIANA

    RESULTS OF A LOWER-VALLEY WARRANTS ROUND-UP OPERATION

    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 @ 8:30 AM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    EL PASO TEXAS- On 09/24/13 Deputies of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Lower-Valley Patrol Districts along with Deputies from the Criminal Warrants & Fugitive Apprehensions Section conducted a warrants round-up operation in El Paso County Texas resulting in the execution of (7) warrants for Criminal Non-support and (4) arrests with bonds ranging from $14.750 to No Bond; (1) arrest for 2 counts of Assault Family Violence (felony)-No bond; and (1) apprehension of a juvenile in Tornillo, TX, who was declared a runaway from the state of Colorado.  All subjects were subsequently booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

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    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Monday, September 23, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

    Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

    Chris Acosta

    Cell: 915-479-0797

    Office: (915) 538-2223

    EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    LAW ENFORCEMENT & PUBLIC SAFETY MASS TOMORROW @ 10:00 AM

    TIME: Thursday, September 19, 2013 @ 11:15 AM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

    Contact:  Director of Public Affairs, Chris Acosta

    Cell: 915-479-0797

    Office: (915) 538-2223

    EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    STRIKE TEAM ACTS ON TIP & CAPTURES FUGITIVE

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    TIME: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, @ 9:00 PM

     

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

     

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    El PASO TEXAS- The El Paso county Sheriff’s Office Strike Team received information on a  the whereabouts of a fugitive wanted for Aggravated Assault Family Violence involving the stabbing of a relative that occurred June of this year.  The subject was eluding local authorities until 09/17/13 when the Strike Team commenced surveillance and Fugitive/Jonathan Munoz was apprehended at the 12800 block of Cozy Cove in El Paso County Texas. 

    During the course of the investigation, the subject and others were seen leave the 1700 block of Zaragoza where they gathered at a residence located on Cozy Cove.  Strike Team Deputies, with S.W.A.T. summoned to the scene, apprehended Munoz after the house was surrounded and Munoz tried to once again elude authorities.  Munoz was featured as one of Crime Stoppers Most Wanted on June 14, 2013.  Munoz has an extensive criminal history and is known to become violent.  

     

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    JONATHAN MUNOZ (21)

    CHARGES:

    Aggravated Assault/FamViol-Bond: $100,000

    Possession C/S PG 1 u/1gm –Bond: $3,000

    BW/BS/Evading Detention w/vehicle- Bond: $3,000   

    MANHUNT MONDAY 09-16-13: ADRIAN MORENO

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    FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

    NAME: ADRIAN MORENO (29)

    AKA: ADRIAN SANCHEZ

    DOB: 06-27-1984

    ETHINCITY / GENDER: WHITE / MALE

    HEIGHT: 5’10”

    WEIGHT: 205 lbs.

    HAIR: Black

    EYES: Brown

    BUILD: Medium – Large

    PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas

    TATTOO: Right Arm – “DESTINY”

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    EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual wanted for tormenting an ex-female acquaintance. The target is identified as ADRIAN MORENO of El Paso, TX.

    In Late July 2013, ADRIAN MORENO entered an apartment of an ex-female acquaintance without consent and proceeded to threaten her in front of her children. When told 911 would be called, MORENO took the apartment keys prior to leaving & fled the scene. At the time of this incident, he had a Protective Order against him granted for the Victim. Charges were filed a short time later. 

    Just earlier this month on September 03, 2013, the same Victim was asleep the inside her apartment & awoke to see ADRIAN MORENO standing next to her bed holding her cell phone in his hand. When told the Police would be called, MORENO ran out of the apartment with the Victims cellular phone. Charges were against filed against him once again as he continues to Violate Protective Orders issued against him.

    ADRIAN MORENO knows authorities are looking for him and remains on the run eluding capture. He is wanted on 2 Counts of BURGLARY OF HABITATION & 3 Counts of VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER.

    Law Enforcement Officials are asking the community for assistance in locating this wanted subject. 

    If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of

    ADRIAN MORENO please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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    SEX OFFENDER OUT OF CALIFORNIA CAPTURED

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    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 @ 3:20 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    EL PASO TEXAS- On 09-09-13 at approximately 1:15 PM the Sheriff’s Office Strike Team captured 51 year old Daniel Torres Sandoval at the 11900 block of Mesquite Bush Dr., El Paso County Texas, after a strike team member was flagged down in the area in reference to a suspicious subject.   Sandoval was taken into custody after he was seen crossing a street in possession of drug paraphernalia (glass pipe).  During the course of the arrest, Sandoval was positively identified and also a wanted person out of the state of California for violating his parole.  Sandoval is a confirmed Sex Offender pending extradition.

    CAPTURED

    **SEX OFFENDER**

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    DANIEL TORERES SANDOVAL

    FFJ CALIFORNIA/PAROLE VIOLATION

    **NO BOND**

    MANHUNT MONDAY 09-09-13: JACOB PLAUT

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    FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

    NAME: JACOB PLAUT (36)

    AKA: JACOB FOX / JOSEPH FOX

    DOB: 07-16-1977

    ETHINCITY / GENDER: WHITE / MALE

    HEIGHT: 6’0”

    WEIGHT: 200 lbs.

    HAIR: Brown

    EYES: Brown

    BUILD: Medium

    PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas

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    EL PASO, TEXAS This week’s MANHUNT MONDAY Most Wanted Fugitive is an individual wanted for Cocaine Possession & for fleeing from authorities over the weekend. The target is identified as JACOB PLAUT of El Paso, TX.

    Law Enforcement Officials are asking the community for assistance in locating JACOB PLAUT.

    Judge Patrick Garcia of the 384th District Court recently issued a Warrant of Arrest on JACOB PLAUT for the offense POSSESSION OF COCAINE / PROBATION VIOLATION – *NO BOND*. On Friday, September 6, 2013, Authorities had located PLAUT at a residence in West El Paso, TX. While being detained, PLAUT managed to pull away from Officers & flee on foot while handcuffed. A neighborhood resident spotted PLAUT hiding underneath a tree. Information received indicated PLAUT was seen still handcuffed (hands in front) and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans torn at the knee, and tennis shoes. He is very familiar with the area and may have taken refuge and hiding with friends in the same  immediate area. He knows authorities are looking for him and remains on the run eluding capture.

    If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of

    JACOB PLAUT please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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    at 566-TIPS (8477). Callers will remain anonymous & may be eligible for a reward if the information provided leads to the apprehension of the individuals featured.

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    LABOR DAY DWI ENFORCEMENT RESULTS

    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Sunday, September 8, 2013 @ 1:00 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    EL PASO TEXAS- The enhanced patrol efforts to crack down on DWI drivers this Labor Day Holiday was made possible through a Texas Department of Transportation grant.  The enforcement efforts took place from August 17, 2013 through September 2, 2012.  For 17 days additional officers patrolled within El Paso County Texas in search for DWI drivers. Officers worked over 300 hours with the goal to decrease fatal accidents and serious injury collisions where they are most likely to occur.  

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    PUBLIC ADVISORY: 809 AREA CODE SCAM

    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Friday, September 6, 2013 @ 3:20 PM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

      Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

    Cell: 915-479-1678

    Office: (915) 538-2119

    EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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    If you have fallen victim to fraud please contact local authorities in your area. To report a crime with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office call 915-546-2280 for the non-emergency line or 9-1-1 for emergencies.

     

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    NEWS RELEASE

    RELEASE DATE & TIME: Friday, September 6, 2013 @ 10:45 AM

    El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

    3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

    Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

    Chris Acosta

    Cell: 915-479-0797

    Office: (915) 538-2223

    EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

    Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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