RELEASE: CRIMESTOPPERS – 1ST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER.

 

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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 - Sheriff Wiles and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office along with the Sheriff’s Explorers are hosting the 1st Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser to benefit Crimestoppers of El Paso, Inc. 

The golf tournament will be held on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course starting at 1:00 p.m.

The tournament is open to all, if you are interested in signing up a team please contact tournament director Chris Acosta at (915) 538-2223 or (915) 479-0797.

 

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MANHUNT MONDAY 06-08-15: HECTOR HERNANDEZ

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FUGITIVE INFORMATION:

NAME: HECTOR HERNANDEZ (26)

DOB: 11-20-1988

ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE

HEIGHT: 6’5”

WEIGHT: 250 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 Evading Authorities. The target is identified as HECTOR HERNANDEZ (26) of El Paso, TX. 

Law Enforcement is asking the Community for help in capturing Wanted Suspect HECTOR HERNANDEZ.

On Sunday 06-07-15 at about 10:20pm – Deputies were attempting to locate a Wanted subject at his place of employment (Little Caesars Pizza) located at 14476 Horizon El Paso County, TX. The subject identified as HECTOR HERNANDEZ was wanted on a Sheriff’s Office Criminal Warrant for ASSAULT CAUSES BODILY INJURY FAMILY VIOLENCE. AS the subject spotted the Deputies, he ran out the back door of the business. Sheriff’s Deputies gave chase but were unable to find him due to the darkness of the area. An additional charge of EVADING ARREST / DETENTION was added on.    

HERNANDEZ continues hiding eluding capture. Family & Friends may be assisting him hindering his apprehension. He is believed to be hiding in the immediate areas of Horizon & Socorro (Lower Valley). 

If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of HECTOR HERNANDEZ please (click on SUBMIT icon):

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at 915-566-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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videocamera MANHUNT MONDAY & CRIME STOPPERS OF EL PASO are partners with the media to fulfill our mission of reducing the fear of illegal activity in our neighborhoods by involving the community in helping Law Enforcement solve crime.

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RELEASE: CANUTILLO HEIGHTS CLEAN UP

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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

Canutillo, TX – The Canutillo Heights neighborhood is all cleaned up following the joint efforts of El Paso County Sheriff deputies, explorers and the Canutillo Heights Neighborhood Watch (CHNW) on Saturday June, 6th, 2015.

The clean up was coordinated by Deputy Michael Reyes, and the CHNW. Three Sheriff’s Office deputies, 11 Sheriff’s Office explorers, and 20 families from the Canutillo Heights neighborhood took part in the clean up.

The clean up consisted of picking up trash, pulling weeds and dead plant life.

During the clean up Sheriff’s Office explorers came across a residence where the homeowners were disabled and could not tend to their yard, the explorers took the opportunity and helped the homeowners with the yard work needed at their residence.

If anyone in this subdivision is interested in joining this neighborhood watch program, you can contact the Sheriff’s Office Community Service section at (915) 852-4131.

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RELEASE: EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PASSES ANNUAL INSPECTION BY TEXAS COMMISSION ON JAIL STANDARDS.

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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 Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS) recently completed its annual inspection of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facilities. 

The Texas Commission on Jail Standards sets rules and procedures establishing minimum standards for the construction, maintenance, and operation of county jails; for the custody, care, and treatment of prisoners; for the number of jail supervisory personnel; and for programs and services to meet the needs of prisoners.

The purpose of the annual inspection is to review and ensure compliance to the over 600 standards mandated by the Commission.  Safety equipment, such as fire hoses, fire alarms, smoke evacuation, and Scot Air packs were inspected and emergency drills were conducted and observed.  Inspectors reviewed booking, classification, releasing processes. Inmate files and health service records were reviewed for accuracy and compliance. Discipline and grievance records were inspected.  Visitation procedures, recreation records, religious practices policies, and correspondence policies were audited for compliance. 

A walk-through of both facilities was conducted where the inspectors verified that all facility equipment in inmate occupied areas was operational.   The facilities were inspected for cleanliness and sanitation procedures were reviewed. The Food Service sections and inmate menus were inspected and reviewed.  The Health Services sections were inspected and reviewed.

After the four-day unannounced inspection was complete, both facilities were found to be in compliance.

The inspectors commented on the consistently compliant results of our inspections, noting that our facilities are among the best in the State.  They spoke highly of the degree of pride and professionalism displayed by all Sheriff’s Office employees.

  “The reason our facilities pass these rigorous inspections every year is due to the hard work and dedication of our detention officers and staff.” said Sheriff Richard Wiles. Additionally, the Sheriff acknowledges the continued support of the County Judge, and County Commissioners.

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2015 EPCSO YOUTH ACADEMY.

SHERIFF RICHARD WILES AND THE EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVITES LOCAL TEENS AGES 13-18 WITH AN INTEREST IN LAW ENFORCEMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 YOUTH ACADEMY.

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What: Youth law enforcement academy.

Where: Sheriff’s office region viii training academy

12501 Montana Ave.

When: June 29th – July 2nd, 2015

Time: 8:00am – 12:30pm

Topics discussed will be from various sections within the sheriff’s office.

Free to all participants

Youth academy is open to teens ages13-18.

All participants will be asked to provide their own transportation to and from the training academy.

If a person has reached the age of 18 and has graduated from high school they will not be eligible for the youth academy, but may enroll in the adult citizens academy.

Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

Class size is limited

applicants will be contacted to confirm their enrollment/acceptance.

You may pick up a registration packet at any of the following locations

Sheriff’s headquarters – 3850 Justice Dr. / 538-2119

Montana station – 12501 Montana ave. / 856-4875

Clint station – 190 n. san elizario / 851-3287

Vinton station – 436 e. Vinton / 886-2724

Or download forms at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YYV0IC1ACfc-vB5_TSLIgJcSkSJilC0cbD998cDJ3MA/edit?usp=sharing

all applications must be returned to Sheriff’s headquarters by June 24th, 2015

For more information please contact public information officer Leslie Antunez at 915-538-2119

EPCSO “CLICK IT OR TICKET” RESULTS

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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 participated in the Texas Department of Transportation’s “Click It or Ticket” operation from May 18th through May 31st, 2015.

The operation provided funding for additional deputies to patrol streets and communities to focus on seatbelt enforcement.

Sheriff’s Office deputies issued the following citations as a result of the operation:

· 196 - Citations issued to adults for not wearing seatbelts.

· 34 - Citations issued for unrestrained children.

· 54 - Citations for non-hazardous violations.

· 6 - Citations for hazardous moving violations.

· 2 - Citations for speeding violations.

· 1 - Citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Driver or passenger, front or back seat, state law requires everyone in the vehicle to be buckled up. Not buckling up could cost you up to $200 in court costs and fines. Or, it could cost you your life.

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EPCSO Promotion Ceremony.

 

 

 

 

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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 hosted a promotion ceremony on Monday, June 1st, 2015.

Sheriff Richard Wiles promoted sixteen detention officers to Corporals, and one of our administrative assistants.

Sheriff Wiles along with the Sheriff’s Office would again like to CONGRATULATE, those individuals honored at the ceremony on their promotion.

RELEASE: UNATTENDED DEATH IN WEST EL PASO COUNTY.

 

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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 2:21p.m the El Paso County Sheriff's Office received information of a shooting that occurred in Anthony, NM on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015.

At 2:28 p.m. Sheriff's Office patrol units spotted a vehicle meeting the description of the possible suspect vehicle on I -10 east bound.

At 2:31 p.m. the possible suspect vehicle was stopped near the intersection of S. Desert Blvd. and Coates Dr. in El Paso, TX.

At this time the Sheriff's Office Crimes Investigation Bureau, Crimes Against Persons, and Crime Scene Investigators are on scene.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the occupant of the vehicle has deceased as result of a self inflicted gunshot wound. No further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: EPCSO LAUNCHES BURGLARY OF VEHICLE PREVENTION

 

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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 Montana Patrol Station will launch an initiative Monday, June 8th, 2015, targeting burglaries of vehicle in the residential areas of El Paso County, particularly Montana Station districts.

During the operation, deputies from the Montana Station will target residential areas and distribute informative brochures to the residents of our community, giving them tips and suggestions on protecting themselves from such an intrusive crime.

Thanks to the efforts of Sgt. Robert Horstman, this operation will focus on deterring this particular crime, by educating and informing the public on ways they can help prevent such crime. As we have seen in the past, many of these burglaries can be prevented by taking preventive measures.     

Furthermore, this will give our deputies the opportunity to interact with the residents of the districts they patrol, and the residents will be able to get to know our deputies.

 

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RELEASE: EPCSO IS SOCIAL; UPDATES ON SOCIAL MEDIA SITES.

 

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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 has made some updates to its different social media sites.

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RELEASE: MASKED INDIVIDUALS ROB LIQUOR STORE IN EAST EL PASO COUNTY.

 

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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

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El Paso, TX – Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at approximately 8:30 p.m., to 14241 Montana Ave. (El Torito Liquor Store) in reference to a robbery on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015.

Upon arrival deputies were advised that three males entered the store, assaulted the female clerk and stole several items from inside the store.

The offenders wore masks and gloves. The vehicle involved was a charcoal grey Colorado or Canyon pick-up truck with tinted windows. Anyone with any information in reference to this case is urged to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at (915) 546-2280.

UPDATE: SEX OFFENDER TURNS HIMSELF IN, WITH THE HELP OF MEDIA PARTNERS AND COMMUNTITY.

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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

[UPDATE]

El Paso, TX – Cody Gibbs has turned himself in to the Downtown Detention Facility.

Gibbs turned himself to officials shortly after 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 29th, 2015.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office wants to thank our media partners and the community for their help on getting the word out.

 

 

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NEWS RELEASE

WANTED SEX OFFENDER

 

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 – May 26th, 2015 Cody Gibbs (dob 09/1964) absconded from the El Paso Transitional Living Center located at 1650 Horizon, El Paso, TX. He left the facility without permission and never returned, his whereabouts are now unknown. Gibbs last location according to the ankle monitor was at University Medical Center where he cut off the monitor. He is now wanted on a Parole Violation and an additional charge of Sex Offenders Duty to Register is forthcoming. His sex offense is for Indecency with a child/contact, the victim being an 8 year old female at the time of the offense and is on Parole for said offence.

If you have information on the location of Cody Gibbs, please call El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-546-2280.

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RELEASE: PAWS OUT AND ABOUT

 

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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

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El Paso, TX - PAWS Officer Alfredo Lopez along with Canine Cadets ‘Stetson’ and “Daphne” attended the “Adoption of Dog” at El Paso Saddle Blanket on Saturday May 23, 2015.

Officer Lopez distributed pamphlets and held a presentation for the public on the purpose of PAWS in the Detention program.

Officer Lopez also demonstrated the different types of trainings that are conducted with our Canine Cadets.

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RELEASE: NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING – EMERALD NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH ASSOCIATION.

 

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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 Emerald Subdivision with the assistance of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service section have teamed up to create the “Emerald Neighborhood Watch Association.”

The “Emerald Neighborhood Watch Association,” (ENWA) will be hosting their next meeting on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office Sparks Substation. The substation is located at 12899 Sparks Dr., El Paso, TX 79928; the meeting is open to the public.

The neighbors in this community have established a leadership committee and seven section coordinators. The association is focusing on the many issues in their community while identifying crime in their area and reporting it to area law enforcement.

Know your neighbors, live happy, live sage and live well.” – Emerald Neighborhood Watch Association.

If anyone in this subdivision wished to join this neighborhood watch program or in interested in stating their own neighborhood watch program you can contact the Sheriff’s Office Community Service section at (915) 852-4131.

RELEASE: THE MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS, PRESENTS TWO AWARDS TO SHERIFF’S OFFICE PERSONNEL AND VOLUNTEER.

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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 Military Order of the World Wars,” awarded Detention Officer Antonio Munoz with the 2015 Humanitarian Award, and Ms. Loretta Hyde with the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award, on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.

MOWW serves America’s youth by hosting Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) programs throughout the United States; the MOWW also formally honors those who excel in the national security, homeland security, and law and order arenas.

Officer Munoz was nominated by Sergeant Maria Santana.

Ms. Loretta Hyde was nominated by Lieutenant Michaela Hebeker.

“The Military Order of the World Wars,” presented various other First Responder Awards during their chapter luncheon.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, congratulates Officer Munoz and Ms. Loretta Hyde on their nomination and awards.

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