January 2015 - Posts

Brush Fire

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

El Paso, Texas – On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 16800 block of Eisenberg in the Hueco Tanks area in reference to a large brush fire. Upon arrival, deputies met with Abel Franco who stated that he was burning tires outside his residence. The fire quickly spread from Mr. Franco’s yard to the desert area behind his residence. Approximately 50 acres of desert land was burned. Montana Vista Fire Department along with the Horizon Fire Department and the Clint Fire Department responded. At approximately 6:00 pm the fire was under control and most of it had been extinguished. No injuries were reported and no private property was damaged. Abel Franco was issued a Class C Citation for Illegal Burning. The County does have an order Burn Ban effective January 14th, 2015 and will expire on April 13th, 2015.

 

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Results on 3rd Operation at Red Sands

                                           

 

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

El Paso, Texas – On Sunday, January 25th, 2015, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies conducted another operation at 15600 block of Montana (Red Sands). Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Montana, Clint and Northwest Patrol Stations targeted Violations of the County Wide Burn Ban. Deputies encountered multiple subjects and several recreational fires. Deputies issued 23 illegal burning citations, and arrested Kevin Benitez for four outstanding traffic warrants, Richard Peinado was arrested for 2 outstanding traffic warrants, and Javier Ayala – Torres was arrested for Fail to Identify and Resisting Arrest. Sheriff’s Deputies had the area cleared by 11:00 pm. Deputies will continue to check the Reds Sands desert area for these violations and take appropriate action.

 

 

 

 

Search and Rescue Call

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

 

El Paso, TexasOn 01/25/14 at approximately 3 p.m. El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Hueco Tanks State Park located at 6900 block of Hueco Tanks Rd on the far east side of El Paso, in reference to an injured party. Sheriff Deputies received information about a male in his 50’s, who fell approximately 10-15 feet off a cliff and sustained injuries to his head and torso, which prevented him from climbing down the mountain on his own. Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team (SAR) was summoned to assist along with 1st Responders. Sheriff’s SAR team immediately took action and made their way up the mountainous terrain to render aid to the injured man. After being rescued by the SAR team, the male was air lifted to Del Sol Medical center for medical treatment. The rescue lasted nearly 2 hours.

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Second Operation at Red Sands

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

NEWS RELEASE

Second Operation at Red Sands

El Paso, Texas – On 01-11-15, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies conducted a second operation at 15600 block of Montana (Red Sands). Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Montana, Clint and Northwest Patrol Stations targeted illegal burning and Alcohol Beverage Code violations (underage drinking). Deputies encountered multiple subjects and several recreational fires. Deputies issued 5 illegal burning citations, 1 drug paraphernalia citation and arrested Ibuado, Fabian for two outstanding warrants. Sheriff’s Deputies had the area cleared by 11:00 pm. Deputies will continue to check the Reds Sands desert area for these violations and take appropriate action.

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