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. 
 
 
 

Mission Valley Store Held Up By Two Men
May 17, 2019

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May 17th, 2019

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4312

 

Mission Valley Store Held Up By Two Men

EL PASO, TEXAS – A Misson Valley convenience store is held up at knifepoint. The two suspects were captured on video and Detectives from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying these robbers through, the “Crime of The Week.”  On the late night of Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, at 11:08 p.m., two men walked into the Super Stop Store located at 800 N. Carolina.  One of the men went behind the counter while the store clerk was charging a customer.  The suspect threatened the clerk with a knife and demanded money from the business.  During this time the 2nd suspect stood by the door acting as a lookout.  The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The men are believed to have fled the scene in a truck that was parked at the neighboring apartment complex.  The same suspects are also believed to be involved in another similar robbery at the same store on January 18th, 2019.   The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, late 30’s early 40’s, 5’3”, heavy set, and appeared to have a tattoo in the neck area.  The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male, thin, and approximately 5’6”.   Anyone with any information on the identity of these robbers should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or online 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 crimes.                             

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Man Killed After Being Struck By Multiple Vehicles
May 10, 2019

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May 10th, 2019

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4312

 

Man Killed After Being Struck By Multiple Vehicles

EL PASO, TEXAS – A 72 year old man is killed after being struck by multiple vehicles in east El Paso.  Only two vehicles remained at the scene and the other fled.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are for the public’s help in finding the drivers who fled through, the “Crime of The Week.”  On the early morning of Saturday, February 9th 2019, at 4:41a.m., 72-year old, Alberto Escoto was attempting to cross the 9300 block of Montana.  The man was not at a crosswalk or a controlled intersection.  Escoto was struck by two vehicles that stopped and called for help. During that time, several more vehicles struck Escoto, but did not remain in the scene.  Investigators are asking for any assistance on finding the other drivers involved in this deadly pedestrian crash that failed to remain at the scene.  Anyone with any information on the other drivers involved in this traffic fatality 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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Two Stores Are Held Up At Knife Point
May 03, 2019

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May 3rd, 2019 

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4312

 

Two Stores Are Held Up At Knife Point

EL PASO, TEXAS – Two stores are held up at knife point on Dyer and Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man responsible for these armed robberies through, the “Crime of The Week.”  On the early morning of Monday, April 22nd 2019, at 1:41a.m., a man walked in to the “Seven-Eleven” store located at 4413 Dyer.  The man was holding a knife, threatened the store, clerk and demanded money from the business.  The suspect also demanded cigarettes and took 4-packs of Marlboro menthol smooth cigarettes.  The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and 4 packs of cigarettes. The very next day, on Tuesday, April 23rd at 2:16a.m., the same suspect entered the Circle K Store located at 3900 Dyer.  In a similar fashion the man threatened the employee with knife, demanded money and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.  In both cases the suspect was last seen heading southbound on Dyer.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this violent 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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A Central El Paso Store Burglarized
January 25, 2019

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January 25th, 2019      

 

Media Contact:  Det. Javier Sambrano @ (915)212-4055 or 212-4312

 

A Central El Paso Store Burglarized

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man burglaries a Central El Paso business stealing a large number of cigarettes.  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 night of Sunday, January 6th 2019, at 3:30a.m., a man approached the “Dollar General” store located at 3028 Pershing Dr.  The suspect took a large rock and broke the bottom half of one of the front glass doors.  The suspect made his way inside of the business to the cabinet where the cigarettes are kept and took approximately 50 packs of cigarettes of various brands, with a total value of more than $300.00 dollars.  The suspect is described as a Black male, in his middle 20’s to late 30’s, 5’7” to 5’11” in height.  The suspect was wearing a black sweat shirt, blue jeans, and white athletic shoes. Anyone with any information on the identity of this burglar 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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A Northeast Store Is Held Up At Gunpoint
January 18, 2019

NEWS RELEASE  

 

January 18th, 2019      

 

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

 

A Northeast Store Is Held Up At Gunpoint

EL PASO, TEXAS – A northeast El Paso business is held up at gunpoint and investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding the men involved in this armed robbery, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  On the night of Sunday, December 30th just before midnight, two men walked up to the “Beers & Babes” store located at 8440 Dyer.  One of the men walked in to the business, threatened the store clerk with a handgun and demanded money.  The man also demanded two packs of “Newport” brand cigarettes.  The man fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and the two packs of cigarettes.  According to witnesses the suspect fled the scene running towards Hercules.  The second suspect stayed outside and acted as a look out.  The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 25 years of age, approximately 5’7”, and was wearing a black hooded jacket with two thin white lines, a black bandana covering face, dark pants, red tennis shoes, and a red backpack.  The second man is also described as Hispanic, with a height of approximately 5’7” and believed to be in his late teens or early 20’s, and had a lightly trimmed mustache with sideburns. He was wearing a hooded, two-tone colored jacket with a light color on the shoulders, dark jeans with the legs rolled up and white tennis 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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A Socorro Texas Business Is Held Up At Gunpoint
January 11, 2019

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January 11th, 2019      

 

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

 

A Socorro Texas Business Is Held Up At Gunpoint

SOCORRO, TEXAS – A business in Socorro, Texas is held up at gunpoint and Detectives from the Socorro Police Department are asking for your help in finding this violent robber, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  On the night of Saturday December 19th just before 8p.m., a man walked into the “Abuelita’s Grocery Store” located at 11536 Socorro Rd., in Socorro Texas.  The man walked in and confronted two employees working at the business.  The man threatened the employees with a handgun and demanded money from the business. The suspect struck a 73-year old employee on the head with an unknown object and then pushed him to the floor.  The suspect fired one shot from the handgun towards a cooler, and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’8” in height with a stocky build, and had a goatee.  The man wearing a grey hooded sweater, grey sweat pants, and black “Nike” brand running shoes, with a white “swoosh” symbol.  Witnesses saw the suspect heading southbound on Madrigal Road. 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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Leads Sought On Fatal Hit And Run of A Child
January 04, 2019

NEWS RELEASE  

 

January 4th, 2019       

 

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

 

Leads Sought On Fatal Hit And Run of A Child

EL PASO, TEXAS – A 12-year old child was killed at the hands of a hit and run driver almost one year ago.  Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver involved in this death, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.” 

Between the late night of Sunday, February 4th and the early morning of Monday, February 5th, 2018, 12-year old, Kianna Johnson, who suffered from Autism, walked out of her home.  At approximately 1:30a.m., the 12-year old child was in the area of the Walmart on the 5600 block of Dyer.  Investigators believe that Kianna Johnson attempted to cross Dyer from the east curb to the west curb.   As she crossed a vehicle that was traveling northbound on Dyer struck her and fled the scene.  Kianna Johnson died at the scene from her injuries.  It is believed that a vehicle captured on surveillance video could be the vehicle involved.  The vehicle appears to be a dark colored cargo van.  Anyone with any information on the identity of the driver involved in the crash or the location of the vehicle is urged to immediately 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 Burglarizes Closet of Central El Paso Business
December 28, 2018

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December 28th, 2018   

 

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

 

Man Burglarizes Closet of Central El Paso Business

EL PASO, TEXAS – A man burglarizes a storage closet of a central El Paso business stealing equipment valued at more than 1,300 dollars.  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 night of Monday, November 19th 2018, at approximately 11:30p.m., a man walked into the public restrooms at the “Dave & Buster’s” located at 6101 Gateway West, at “Bassett Place.”  The man went into a storage closet and took a commercial backpack vacuum valued at more than $1,300 dollars.  The man walked out of the business carrying the equipment.  The man is descried as a Hispanic male, in his 30’s, approximately 5’7” in height, medium build, medium complexion, and dark hair.  The day of the burglary he was wearing a white long sleeved tee-shirt, blue denim jeans, and white athletic shoes.  Anyone with any information on the identity of this burglar 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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Leads Sought On 15-year old Christmas Eve Murder
December 21, 2018

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December 21st, 2018   

 

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

 

Leads Sought On 15-year old Christmas Eve Murder

EL PASO, TEXAS – The murder of a man on Christmas Eve has remained unsolved for fifteen years.  Detectives from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in bringing those responsible for this violent death to justice, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of The Week.”  On the early afternoon of Wednesday December 24th 2003, at about two in the afternoon, 44-year old Fernando Martinez was found dead inside of his business in northeast El Paso.  Martinez, was the owner and operator of Saygo Bakery Equipment Service that was located at 4496 Titanic.  Homicide investigators found that Martinez was visited by a person or persons at the business around 12-noon.  One of those visitors at the business is the person that fatally shot Martinez in the upper torso.  Martinez, who was originally from Artesia, New Mexico, left behind a child that was only 4-year of age, when the murder happened.   Investigators know that someone has information on the killer and the motive of this Christmas Eve murder. Anyone with any information on this murder is urged to 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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Westside Massage Parlor Held Up At Gunpoint
December 14, 2018

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December 14th, 2018   

 

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

 

Westside Massage Parlor Held Up At Gunpoint

EL PASO, TEXAS – A west El Paso business is held up at gun point and cameras recorded the suspect.  Detectives from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this armed robber through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”  On the night of Monday, November 12th 2018, at 11:03p.m., a man walked in to “Relaxation Massage” located at 5864 N. Mesa.  The suspect walked in to the business pointing a handgun at the employee and demanding money from the business.  The suspect fled the scene with a small undisclosed amount of cash.   The suspect is described as a male, approximately 6’ feet in height, with a medium build.  The man was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, a mask over his face, and camouflage colored pants.  No injuries were reported in this armed robbery. The suspect was seen by witnesses walking toward Crestmont.  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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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

NEWS RELEASE  

 

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

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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

NEWS RELEASE  

 

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

NEWS RELEASE  

 

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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