If you have any information about these cases, or about any of the person(s) involved, you should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso, Inc. immediately at (915) 566-8477 (TIPS), or submit a Web Tip.  You  will remain anonymous, and if your information leads to an arrest you may qualify for a cash reward. 
 
 
 

A Truck Is Stolen And Then Set On Fire
December 07, 2018

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December 7th, 2018    

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

A Truck Is Stolen And Then Set On Fire

EL PASO, TEXAS – A truck is taken from a driveway of home in Northeast El Paso, and found blocks later engulfed in flames.  A camera recorded the vehicle being pulled by a S.U.V., and Investigators from the El Paso Police Department and El Paso Fire Marshalls Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying those responsible for this theft and arson through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” On the early morning of Sunday, September 23rd 2018, at 3:55a.m., Police and Fire personnel responded to the 5800 block of Lexington and Railroad on a possible accident where a truck was on fire.  After arrival, investigators found that no accident was involved and that the vehicle had been stolen from the driveway of a home at the 9300 block of Roanoke.  Through the investigation security video was found that revealed the black, 1993 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was being pulled by a S.U.V. and taken to the location where the truck was set on fire.  Anyone with any information on this theft and arson should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Holds Up Pawn Shop At Gun Point
November 30, 2018

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November 30th, 2018  

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Holds Up Pawn Shop At Gun Point

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man holds up a central El Paso pawn shop at gun point.  The suspect was recorded by security cameras and Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this violent robber through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” On the late morning of Sunday, October 21st 2018, at 11:50a.m., a man walked into the “E-Z Pawn” located at 6100 Alameda.  The man at first asked about pawning a pair of sunglasses, then began asking about jewelry that was for sale.  At one point the suspect pulled out a handgun and threatened the employees of the business and demanded money and jewelry.  The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and five gold necklaces.  Witnesses reported seeing the suspect running south on Clark. The man is described as Hispanic, 5’8” in height, 190lbs., medium build, used a mustache and goatee, short hair, and a tattoo on the back of his neck.  The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap with a “Jordon” logo on the front, was wearing glasses, a dark grey colored hooded jacket, a black baggy tee-shirt with a square print on the front, black baggy pants, and dark colored shoes.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this armed robber should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Killed By Hit & Run Driver On I-10
November 21, 2018

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November 21st, 2018   

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Killed By Hit & Run Driver On I-10

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man is killed after being struck by two vehicles on I-10.  One vehicle fled the scene and Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating the hit and run driver involved in this crash through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” In the early morning hours of Saturday, November 10th 2018, at 1:08p.m., a man was attempting to cross the Interstate 10 Westbound near Geronimo.  The man, 40-year old, Latorey Blizzard was crossing from north to south and managed to cross several lanes before being struck by two vehicles.  One of the vehicles stopped and remained at the scene, while the other fled.  Blizzard died as a result of his injuries at the scene.  Based on witness information and evidence collected by investigators, the vehicle involved is a silver colored, Honda Accord, model year 1998 to 2002.  The car should have extensive front end damage.  Anyone with any information on the driver and vehicle involved in the death of Latorey Blizzard is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Tips Sought On Fatal Hit & Run Crash
November 16, 2018

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November 16th, 2018  

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Tips Sought On Fatal Hit & Run Crash

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man is killed after being struck by three vehicles in Central El Paso.  The last vehicle remained at the scene, however the first two fled.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating the drivers involved in this death through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  On the night of Sunday, November 4th, at approximately 8:30p.m., 62-year old, Jose Reza was attempting to cross Cotton St. between Olive and Magoffin.  Reza was not crossing at an intersection or designated crossing area, and was struck by a blue Ford Focus that fled the scene.  Moments later a red sedan also struck the victim and did not remain at the scene.  A third vehicle struck Reza, but that vehicle did remain at the scene and called for assistance.  Based on witness statements and evidence collected by investigators, the initial vehicle that struck Reza is blue Ford Focus, model year 2012 to 2014.  The vehicle will have damage to the left side and missing a tire well.  Anyone with any information on the vehicles and drivers involved in the death of Jose Reza is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Sought For Placing Credit Card Skimmer ON A.T.M.
November 09, 2018

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November 9th, 2018    

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Sought For Placing Credit Card Skimmer ON A.T.M.

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man is suspected of placing a credit card skimmer at an east El Paso A.T.M.    The suspect was recorded by security cameras and Detectives from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this possible credit card thief through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” On the morning of Saturday, July 28th, at 7a.m., an unidentified man walked into the “Circle K” store located at 7800 Gateway East and went to the A.T.M. inside.  The suspect is believed to have placed a skimmer device on the machine and walked out if the business. A short time later, while a customer attempted to use the machine, the skimmer detached from the A.T.M.  The customer reported the incident to the store employees.  Detectives located video that is believed to depict the suspect involved.  The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his 20’s, with an average build.  The suspect was wearing a camouflage colored baseball hat, a pair of black frame eye glasses, a dark jacket, dark tee-shirt with an American flag, and dark pants.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this man is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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At Least Two Men Are Sought In Armed Robbery Spree
November 02, 2018

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November 2nd, 2018    

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

At Least Two Men Are Sought In Armed Robbery Spree

EL PASO, TEXAS – At least two men are involved in a spree of armed robberies from Central El Paso to El Paso’s Mission Valley.  Security cameras recorded one of the suspects and Investigators from El Paso Police Department ask for the public’s help in identifying these violent robbers through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” The robbery spree began on the afternoon of Monday, October 22nd 2018, at 6:20p.m., at the “Montana Smoke Shop,” located at 4323 Montana.  The suspect walked into the business wearing ski mask, and a thick jacket.  The suspect unzipped the jacked and pulled out a rifle.  The suspect demanded money from the business.  The suspect was unable to take any cash, but fled the scene with a pack of “Newport Cigarettes.”  Almost one hour later the suspect walked into the “Barrel House Liquors” located at 7350 Gateway East.  In similar fashion the suspect walked in, pulled out a rifle and demanded money from the business.  The suspect fled the scene with a small undisclosed amount of cash.  About half an hour later, the suspect walked into the “Sopresa Bakery” at 805 N. Carolina and again threatened the employees and demanded money.  The employees ran from the business and the suspect was unable to take any cash. The last hold up was just minutes later at the “El Chavo Elotes” at 1025 N. Carolina.  The suspects drove to the drive through of the business and both the driver and passenger were wearing ski masks.  The passenger threatened the employee with a rifle and demanded money from the business.  The suspect fled the scene with a small undisclosed amount of cash.  The first suspect is described as a heavy set male, approximately 6’0” in height, with a deep voice.  The day of the robbery he was wearing a black ski mask, a gray jacket, and gloves.  The suspects fled the scene in a light colored Dodge Journey.  Anyone with any information on the identity of these violent robbers is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Fires Handgun During Hold Up
October 26, 2018

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October 26th, 2018      

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Fires Handgun During Hold Up

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man holds up Northeast El Paso convenience store at gun point and fires the weapon inside the store.  Investigators from El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this violent robber through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  On the morning of Saturday, October 13th 2018, at 5:50a.m., the suspect walked into the “Seven-Eleven” store located at 10418 Rushing.  The unidentified man walked in pointing a handgun at the clerk.  The suspect immediately threatened to shoot clerk and demanding money from the business.  The suspect fired the gun inside of the store striking the soda fountain area.  The man fled the scene with a small undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect in this case is described as male, approximately 5’6” in height, and a medium to husky build.  He was wearing a partial mask that covered his face, a brown coat, a blue button up shirt, blue denim jeans, and white athletic shoes. The handgun that the suspect was armed with is described a silver colored semiautomatic pistol.  No injuries we reported in this violent robbery.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this violent robber is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Burglarizes Business Vehicles
October 19, 2018

NEWS RELEASE  

 

October 19th, 2018      

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Burglarizes Business Vehicles

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man has been burglarizing business vehicles in Northeast El Paso.  The suspect was recorded on video, and Investigators from El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this car burglar, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  The first case took place on Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, at 9537 Dyer at the “Hassle Free Locksmith.”  The suspect is seen on video at 5:53a.m., going up to the business vehicle, and opening the hood.  The suspect then stole the battery of the van, went back, cut a hole on the gas tank, and drained the gasoline of the vehicle onto a bucket.  The next case was on Saturday, October 13th at 5320 Fairbanks at the “Fairbanks Day Care.”  In this case at 3:50a.m., the suspect arrived to the business, made his way into the fenced area where the business vans are parked.  The suspect managed to steal the battery out of four of the vans.  The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, thin build, with tattoos on both arms and appears to have a receding hairline.  The suspect uses glasses and was wearing a gray shirt and denim jeans and dark shoes.  The suspect was seen getting into a light colored Honda Civic and fled the scene.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this vehicle burglar is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Holds Up Fast Food Restaurant At Gun Point
October 12, 2018

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October 12th, 2018      

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Holds Up Fast Food Restaurant At Gun Point

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man holds up a Mission Valley Restaurant at gunpoint.  Security cameras recorded robbery, and Detectives from El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this violent robber through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  During the early morning of Monday, August 27th, 2018, at 12:40a.m., an employee of the “McDonalds” restaurant located at 7392 Alameda, took trash outside through the backdoor.  As the employee was outside, a man grabbed him from the neck and threatened him with a handgun.  The man ordered the employee inside and to the floor.  The suspect then took another employee and forced him to the business office.  At that time, the manager noticed the suspect and the man threatened the manager and demanded money from the business.  The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect is described, as a Hispanic male, in his mid-20’s, approximately 6’ in height, and a slim build.  He was wearing black beanie hat, a white tee shirt over his face, black sunglasses, a black long sleeve shirt, black gloves, black pants and black shoes.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this armed robber is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Attempts To Break In To A.T.M.
October 05, 2018

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October 5th, 2018        

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Attempts To Break In To A.T.M.  

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man is captured on video attempting to burglarize an ATM at a West El Paso financial institution.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this burglar, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” During the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 19th 2018, at 1:45a.m., a man drove up to the A.T.M.s of the G.E.C.U. credit union located at 1510 N. Resler.  The man exited his S.U.V and began to pry open one of the A.T.M.s with a tire iron, but was unsuccessful.  The suspect left and returned a short time later to try and open the machine again, but was still unsuccessful.  The attempts to pry open the machine caused approximately $1,000 dollars in damages.  The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, dark hair, and with a medium build.  He was wearing a black hood over his head, a blue tee-shirt, black shorts, and gray or tan sandals.  The unidentified man was driving a dark colored, newer model, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4x4 edition.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this burglar is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Three Men Responsible for a Burglary Spree In Northeast El Paso
September 28, 2018

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September 28th, 2018  

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Three Men Responsible for a Burglary Spree In Northeast El Paso  

EL PASO, TEXAS – Three men are captured on video burglarizing several vehicles in a Northeast El Paso neighborhood.  One of the men has been identified, but Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying all the individuals involved in this burglary spree, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” During the early morning hours of Friday, September 7th 2018, between 2a.m. and 5a.m., three men are captured on video attempting to open cars in the Mesquite Hills area.  The men were responsible for burglarizing at least nine vehicles in the area of Mesquite Hills at the 6900 block of Jericho Tree and the 7200 block of Sachet Cliff.  One suspect is described as a White male, thin build, with reddish-blonde short hair and was wearing a red shirt, light colored shorts, and grey shoes with a with a Black stripe.  The other suspect that has not been yet identified is a Hispanic male, thin build, dark short hair, and was wearing a grey shirt, dark colored basketball shorts, dark socks and white Adidas athletic shoes.  The last subject is identified as 17-year old, Isaiah Samuel Sambrano.  Anyone with any information on the identity of these burglars or the whereabouts of Isaiah Samuel Sambrano is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Woman Burglarizes East El Paso Restaurant
September 21, 2018

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September 21th, 2018  

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Woman Burglarizes East El Paso Restaurant  

EL PASO, TEXAS – A woman manages to make her way to a restricted area of an eastside restaurant and takes money envelopes from the office.  The suspect was recorded on surveillance video and investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this burglar, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” On the evening of Tuesday, August  28th, 2018, at 7:25p.m., a woman walked into the “Moe’s and Schlotzsky’s Deli” restaurant located at 3261 Joe Battle.  The woman after going into one of the restrooms goes to a restricted door that requires a code access to open.  The woman attempts a code that was written on the palm of her hand and is unsuccessful.  The woman goes back to the restroom, comes out, and goes to the door again, however this time, entering the correct code.  The woman made her way to the business office where she grabbed envelopes containing an undisclosed, small amount of cash.  The woman exited the business and fled the scene.  The suspect is described as a Hispanic female, 5’4” in height, heavy build, and appears to have a tattoo on her upper back and neck.  She was wearing a black baseball cap with a yellow brim and a hologram sticker with the logo of “ZOO York,” a dark blue NFL "Chargers" jersey, with the number #91 with the name of “Merrman” in the shoulder area.  She also had on black pants, blue Converse Chuck Taylors gym shoes.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this burglar is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Holds Up An East El Paso Store
September 14, 2018

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September 14th, 2018  

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Holds Up An East El Paso Store  

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man robs an east El Paso business and is recorded by surveillance cameras.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this robber, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  On the afternoon of Sunday, May 27th, 2018, at 12:20p.m., a man walked into the “Family Dollar” store located at 2281 N. Zaragoza.  The man picked up phone chargers and hid them in his pockets.  The store employee noticed that the man was concealing the items, and confronted the man about the chargers.  The man responded by making a threat to the employee that he had two guns with him and would hurt her.  The suspect fled from the store with the stolen items.  The man was seen leaving the area in a newer model, white, 4-door sedan, similar to a Ford Fusion.  The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’6” in height, thin build, bald, and was wearing a grey/blue tee-shirt, and gray shorts, and white shoes.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this robber is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Two Women Rob a Central El Paso Store
September 07, 2018

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September 7th, 2018    

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Two Women Rob a Central El Paso Store  

EL PASO, TEXAS – Two women turned a theft into a robbery at a Central El Paso business.  The pair was recorded by security video, and the Detectives from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying these robbers, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.” On the evening of Monday, August 20th, 2018, at 7:20p.m., two women walked into the “Family Dollar” store located at 1820 Alabama.  One of the women began to grab several items while walking through different isles of the store.   One of the employees then noticed that the woman at one point was no longer was holding any items and asked the woman about the items.  The woman advised she had placed the merchandise on a different section of the store.  The employee was unable to locate the items and once again asked the woman at which time the woman knocked down a store display and threatened to stab the employee.  The woman then walked out of the store and the other woman followed.  As the other woman exited the loss prevention alarm went off indicating that the second suspect had the merchandize that the first suspect had been carrying.  Both suspect fled the scene in a 90’s model Chevrolet Pickup truck. The first woman is described as White, 5’6” in height, in her early to middle 40`s, with a heavy build, light complexion, light brown hair and blue eyes.  She was wearing a black shirt with the logo of the band “Slip Knot,” and black pants. The second woman is described as Hispanic, in her middle to late 30`s, 5`06” in height, also with a heavy build, medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a camouflaged tank-top and blue shorts. Anyone with any information on the identity of these robbers is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Investigators Ask For Tips To Identify Thief & Arsonist
August 31, 2018

NEWS RELEASE

 

August 31st, 2018        

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Investigators Ask For Tips To Identify Thief & Arsonist  

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man has been stealing A.T.V.s throughout our region.  The suspect even burned down a building in an attempt to conceal one of the crimes.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force are asking for the public’s help in identifying those involved in these crimes, through the Crime Stoppers of El Paso, “Crime of the Week.”  In the early morning hours of Monday, July 23rd 2018, surveillance video captured a white F-250 Pickup truck pulling a white an enclosed trailer was seen at Viva Power Sports, located at 1045 Magruder, in Central El Paso.  The suspect from the truck cut a chain link fence to the business to make his way inside.  The suspect then stole five vehicles:  a 2018, Red, Polaris ATV; a 2018, White, Yamaha Quad ATV; a 2018, Blue, Yamaha Quad ATV; a 2016, Yellow, Polaris ATV; a 2015, Black, BMW motorcycle.  The 2015 motorcycle and the 2016 Polaris belonged to customers of the business. The suspect realized that the neighboring business, “Amorican Home Health,” had surveillance cameras that would have recorded the crime.  The suspect set the home health care business building on fire in an attempt to destroy any surveillance footage of the theft.  Investigators also learned that the same suspect is believed to be responsible for thefts from Las Cruces Motorsports, in Las Cruces, New Mexico and at Santa Teresa Motorsports in Santa Teresa, New Mexico.  Investigators are certain that someone will recognize the vehicle used in these thefts.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this thief and arsonist is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Killed By Hit & Run Driver In El Paso’s Mission Valley
August 24, 2018

NEWS RELEASE

 

August 24th, 2018        

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Killed By Hit & Run Driver In El Paso’s Mission Valley  

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man is killed by a hit and run driver in El Paso’s Mission Valley.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver involved through, the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  On Sunday night, August 5th 2018, at 9:09p.m., 44-year old Juan Javier Aguilera was on the 7200 block of North Loop in the south sidewalk.  During this time Aguilera stepped into the street to pick up keys that had fallen onto the street.  At the same time that Aguilera stepped onto the street, a S.U.V traveling eastbound on the right lane of traffic struck Aguilera.  The driver of the S.U.V did not stop and fled the scene.  According to witnesses the vehicle was last seeing heading south on Dodge Road.  Aguilera was taken to the hospital, and later died from his injuries. Investigators found surveillance video that picked up the vehicle involved.  The vehicle is only described as a silver colored, S.U.V.  Investigators are certain that someone will recognize the vehicle involved and come forward with information.  Anyone with any information on the driver or location of the vehicle involved, is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS).  Anyone with any information on these thefts and arson is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Stealing Towels Threatens to Shoot Store Employee
August 17, 2018

NEWS RELEASE

 

August 17th, 2018        

 

Contact:  Crime Stoppers Coordinator @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Stealing Towels Threatens to Shoot Store Employee  

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man threatens to shoot an employee of an East El Paso business, after the man is confronted for stealing towels.  The man was recorded by security cameras, and Investigators from the El Paso Police Department ask for the public’s help in identifying this robber through, the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  On the afternoon of Friday, July 20th 2018, at 2:14p.m., a man walked into the “Family Dollar” store located at 9612 Montana.  The suspect walked around the store looking at difference merchandize.  The suspect then walked into the restroom and concealed some towels in his pants.  Once he exited the restroom, he was confronted by one of the employees about the towels and made a threat of having a handgun and of shooting the employee.  The suspect then walked out of the store with the stolen towels.  The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 50 years old, 5’10”, light complexion, and has a medium build.  On the day of the robbery he was wearing a black Colorado Rockies baseball cap, a blue tee-shirt with a logo with the name “Cool Conversations,”   blue denim jean shorts, and dark colored boots with white socks.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this thief turned robber, is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Two Westside Hotels Are Violently Held Up
August 10, 2018

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August 10th, 2018        

 

Contact:  Crime Stoppers Coordinator @ (915)212-4055

 

Two Westside Hotels Are Violently Held Up

EL PASO, TEXAS – Two hotels are violently held up in El Paso’s Westside by two men.  The men were recorded on security cameras, and Detectives from the El Paso Police Department ask for the public’s help in identifying these violent robbers through, the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  The first robbery took place on Friday, July 20th 2018, at 4:20a.m., at the “Sleep Inn” located at 953 Sunland Park Drive.  In this case the two suspects forced their way into the lobby by forcing a door open.  One of the men was armed with a knife and the other a rifle.  The suspects ordered the hotel employee and a guest that was in the lobby to an area behind the front desk and demanded money from the business.  During the robbery, the suspect with the rifle struck the employee in the forehead with the barrel of the weapon.  The suspects took a cellular phone from the guest and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.  The next robbery was on Sunday morning, July 29th 2018 at 3:00a.m., at the “Hampton Inn” located at 6411 N. Desert Blvd.  The suspects forced their way into the lobby, but this time both were armed with revolvers.  One of the suspects struck the employee with the weapon and demanded money from the business.  During this time two guests walked in and were also ordered to the front desk area.  The suspects demanded the wallets from the guests and one of the men also struck one of the guests with the handgun.  The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspects are described as Hispanic males, in their 20’s one is approximately 5’7” in height the other is 5’10” in height and both covered their faces with black bandanas.  One of the men was wearing a tan boonie hat, a long sleeve blue tee-shirt, black pants, and black gloves.  The second suspect wore a blue baseball cap, with a white logo, a black tee-shirt with a design of a woman and the name “Fly Society,” black jeans, and red gloves.  Anyone with any information on the identity of these violent robbers is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Man Killed By Hit & Run Driver In East El Paso County
August 03, 2018

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August 3rd, 2018          

 

Contact:  Crime Stoppers Coordinator @ (915)212-4055

 

Man Killed By Hit & Run Driver In East El Paso County

EL PASO, TEXAS – A 45-year old man was killed by a hit and run driver in East El Paso County.  Deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance in finding the driver responsible for this death, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m. 45- year old Jesse Trevino Gonzales was walking southbound along the shoulder of the 1500 block of Horizon Blvd.  During this time a vehicle that was traveling northbound on Horizon Blvd., struck Trevino and fled the scene.  Trevino died from the injuries he received in the crash.  Deputies have learned from witnesses that the vehicle fled the scene northbound on Horizon towards Darrington Rd.  The vehicle is being described as a white, Lincoln Town Car, with chrome rims and blacked out taillights.   The Sheriff’s Office has limited information on the vehicle that fled the scene and is asking the public for help.  Anyone with any information on this deadly hit and run is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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Theft At Tractor Supply Co.
July 13, 2018

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July 13th, 2018

 

Contact:  Crime Stoppers Coordinator @ (915)212-4055

 

Thousands of Dollars Are Stolen From a Mission Valley Business

EL PASO, TEXAS – Two men stole more than two-thousand dollars at a Mission Valley Store using sleight of hand.  Security cameras captured the suspects, and Detectives from the El Paso Police Department ask for your help in identifying these thieves through, the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 26th 2018, at 5:30p.m., two men walked in to the “Tractor Supply” store located at 9541 Alameda.  Each man asked to exchange small bills for large bills. As the bills were being exchanged the men used various tricks while talking to the cashier in an attempt to confuse and take a larger amount then what was being exchanged.  In total the two men stole $2,250.00 dollars from the business.  The suspects left the store in a maroon, recent model 4-door sedan.  The suspects are described as Black males, in their 30’s.  One of the suspects is described to have a heavy build, and was wearing a white tee-shirt and khaki colored cargo shorts.  The second suspect is described as having a medium build, and average height, he was wearing a polo style shirt and light colored pants.  Investigators are certain that someone will recognize the men captured on the security video.  Anyone with any information on the identity of these men is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.  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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