December 2015 - Posts

RELEASE:VEHICLE FIRE IN FABENS TEXAS

RELEASE:VEHICLE FIRE IN FABENS TEXAS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - El Paso County Sheriff's office deputies responded to the intersection of H Ave. and 1st St. in Fabens, Texas at approximately, 10:15 p.m. in reference to a vehicle fire, on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015.

Upon arrival, deputies observed a grey Ford Mustang fully engulfed. The mustang had struck a gas meter located in the front part of the residence located at the intersection.  There was partial damage to the front gate and rock wall of the residence also as a result of the accident.

The Following fire departments responded: Fabens Fire Department and Clint Fire Department. It took fire crews approximately an hour to extinguish the vehicle.

Texas Gas Service is on scene assessing the damage caused to the gas meter. No other residences were affected as a result of the accident, the Red Cross was requested to provide assistance.

At this time the cause of the incident is unknown.

No injuries were reported, no further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: EPCSO TO INCREASE DWI PATROLS THROUGH THE NEW YEAR

RELEASE: EPCSO TO INCREASE DWI PATROLS THROUGH THE NEW YEAR

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX- The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, with funding provided by the Texas Department of Transportation under the Impaired Driver Mobilization Grant and the 2016 STEP Comprehensive Grant, will be putting out additional deputies as part of enhanced Driving While Intoxicated patrols.

The enhanced patrol operations will be taking place during the Christmas/New Year’s Holiday period until January 3, 2016.

Use designated drivers; our Deputies will be out in full force keeping El Paso roadways safe,” says Sheriff Richard Wiles.  “One drink is too many, when getting behind the wheel; and we will be out looking for DWIs.”

The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that El Paso County is a “no refusal” county.  If a driver is arrested for Driving While intoxicated and he/she refuses to submit a sample of their breath for analysis, a search warrant will be obtained and a sample of their blood will be taken. That sample will then be submitted for analysis to determine blood alcohol concentration. Either way the driver will be booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office encourages the public to seek alternate means of transportation if they plan on consuming alcoholic beverages.

UPDATE: VICTIM IDENTIFIED RE: EPCSO RESPONDS TO SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT

UPDATE:

The driver of the truck involved in the fatal single vehicle accident has been identified as Nabor Gutierrez, 47 yrs. old of El Paso, TX.

No further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: EPCSO RESPONDS TO SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

Sheriffs Office deputies responded to the 13000 block of Montana Ave. just before 1:00a.m. on Thursday, December 17th, 2015.

A truck Ford F-150 was traveling east bound on Montana Ave. due to an unknown reason the truck veered left onto the unimproved shoulder of the road and struck a light pole. After striking the light pole the truck veered back onto the road way in a south east direction where it came to a rolling stop.

El Paso Fire EMS responded and transported the driver to a local area hospital were he was pronounced dead .

The driver at this time is known only to be a male approx. 45 - 50 yrs of age.

Sheriff's Office Special Traffic Investigators were requested and will continue the investigation.

13000 block of East Montana Ave will be closed until approximately 6:30a.m.

No further information at this time the investigation continues.

RELEASE: SHERIFF’S OFFICE “CHRISTMAS ANGELS’ PROGRAM BRINGS AN EARLY CHRISTMAS TO THOSE IN NEED.

RELEASE: SHERIFF’S OFFICE “CHRISTMAS ANGELS’ PROGRAM BRINGS AN EARLY CHRISTMAS TO THOSE IN NEED.

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Jail Annex conducted its annual “Christmas Angels,” program to bring an early Christmas to those in need.

Names of children and their holiday wish lists were collected from local schools, and the “Christmas Angels” program enables the staff to purchase the gifts.

The gifts were prepared and delivered by detention officers and staff from the Jail Annex.

Detention personnel suited up for the delivery as Santa Clause, and his elves.

A total of 167 gifts were delivered to the children of the Region 19 Headstart Program in Montana Vista and Red Sands Elementary School.

This marks the 12th year the “Christmas Angels” program brings Christmas cheer to the children of the County of El Paso.

 

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RELEASE: SHERIFF RICHARD WILES PRESENTED FALL SCHOLARSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

RELEASE: SHERIFF RICHARD WILES PRESENTED FALL SCHOLARSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - El Paso County Sheriff Richard D. Wiles presented an academic scholarship on behalf of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas.

The fall scholarship was presented to Arturo Jaime who is currently pursuing a degree in Dietetics at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

The Sheriff’s Association of Texas offers scholarships to eligible students pursuing an academic degree at a college or university.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Wiles congratulate Arturo and wish him the best throughout his academic career.

 

RELEASE: EPCSO & KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #12160 DONATE COATS TO CANUTILLO ISD

RELEASE: EPCSO & KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #12160 DONATE COATS TO CANUTILLO ISD

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section in partnership with the Knights of Columbus #12160 donated 144 coats to several elementary schools in the Canutillo Independent School District on Monday, December 14th, 2015.

The Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section and Knights of Columbus visited; Bill Childress Elementary School, Deanna Davenport Elementary School, and Canutillo Elementary School.

The coats are donated by the Knights of Columbus #12160, along with the coats the children also received stuffed animals from Global Samaritan Resources. Winter has arrived to the borderland and together with the Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section we look forward to being able to provide some warmth to those in need.

 

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RELEASE: SHERIFF RICHARD WILES PRESENTS FALL SCHOLARSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

RELEASE: SHERIFF RICHARD WILES PRESENTS FALL SCHOLARSHIP ON BEHALF OF THE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - El Paso County Sheriff Richard D. Wiles will be presenting an academic scholarship on behalf of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas.

The fall scholarship will be presented to Arturo Jaime who is currently pursuing a degree in Dietetics at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

The scholarship will be presented on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sheriff’s conference room; 2nd Floor – 3850 Justice Dr..

The Sheriff’s Association of Texas offers scholarships to eligible students pursuing an academic degree at a college or university.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Wiles congratulate Arturo and wish him the best throughout his academic career.

The scholarship presentation is open to our media partners, please contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com .

RELEASE: EPCSO RESPOND TO UNATTENDED DEATH IN FABENS

RELEASE: EPCSO RESPOND TO UNATTENDED DEATH IN FABENS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX - At approximately 9:15 a.m. Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 15000 block of North Loop in reference to an unattended death.

Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Major Crime Unit and Crime Scene Investigators were requested due to the suspicious nature of the incident.

Through the course of the investigation the victim was identified as David Miranda, age 30, of Fabens Texas.

The investigation at this point is still in the preliminary stages and ongoing.

No further information at this time, updates to follow.

RELEASE: EPCSO & KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #12160 TO DONATE COATS TO CANUTILLO ISD

RELEASE: EPCSO & KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS #12160 TO DONATE COATS TO CANUTILLO ISD

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section in partnership with the Knights of Columbus #12160 will be donating 130 coats to two elementary schools in the Canutillo Independent School District on Monday, December 14th, 2015.

The first donation will take place at 8:30 a.m. at Bill Childress Elementary School for a total of 67 coats.

The second donation will take place at 12:00 p.m. at Deanna Davenport Elementary School for a total of 65 coats.

The coats are donated by the Knights of Columbus #12160. Winter has arrived to the borderland and together with the Sheriff’s Office Community Service Section we look forward to being able to provide some warmth to those in need.

Media partners are invited to attend our donation sessions, please contact Public Information Officer; Leslie Antunez at lantunez@epcounty.com .

RELEASE: UNATTENDED DEATH

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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

 

UNATTENDED DEATH

On 12/08/2015 The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to San Felipe in Fabens, TX. in reference to a vehicle fire. Upon arrival the vehicle was engulfed in flames. Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Units were requested and are currently investigating this case as an unattended death.

The Investigation is still ongoing, no further information at this time.