Newsletter - In The News - West Texas Gangshttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangsen-us2022-06-29T21:12:09.2670718-05:00El Paso Lower Valley shooting stemmed from ongoing feud between rival street gangshttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1176/22/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;Izrael Izaiha Huerta and Dante Angel Favela were arrested in connection to a shooting that left a 17-year-old injured in a Lower Valley residential neighborhood.<br></p><p>The arrest affidavit for Huerta detailed what allegedly happened on June 1 in the 100 block of Edith Drive.</p>One person in custody after prompting SWAT situation in northeast El Pasohttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1136/4/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (CBS4/KFOX14) &#8212;&nbsp;El Paso Police say a person is now in custody after their SWAT team responded to a home in Northeast El Paso.</p><p>It happened on the 5500 block of Norwood.Socorro residents shocked hearing of shooting at graduation partyhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1166/4/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>SOCORRO, Texas (KFOX14) &#8212;&nbsp;Some Socorro residents are on edge as a gunman fired shots at a graduation party; quickly turning a happy night into a mass shooting.</p><p>&#8220;Wow, another shooting.Border Patrol agents apprehend 6 migrants with criminal records in El Paso in last 7 dayshttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1146/3/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;U.S. Border Patrol agents in the El Paso Sector have arrested an average of three migrants, with criminal records, per day since Fiscal Year 2022 began, officials said.<br></p><p>During the last 7 days, apprehensions included six people with criminal sexual contact with a minor, one individual with an active warrant for murder, and convictions for larceny, battery, and sexual assault.Police: 2 students charged with felony offense for causing lockdown at Bel Air High Schoolhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1156/1/2022 12:00:00 AMEL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;Two Bel Air High School students face a felony offense charge for causing a response from police and a lockdown at the high school on Tuesday, according to the El Paso Police Department.70 missing children rescued in west Texas as part of 'Operation Lost Souls'https://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1125/31/2022 12:00:00 AM<div><span style="font-family: times;">EL PASO, Texas -- A three-week operation in west Texas led to the recovery of 70 missing children, according to a&nbsp;</span><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-el-paso-locates-recovers-70-missing-children-multi-agency-operation?fbclid=IwAR2wZhI_QNRumMe1KbG_w4XskWW59vqCS3rQsvjWAfzsjhQRNwsgujUgFus" target="_blank" style="font-family: times;">release from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.</a></div><div><div class="story-body-wrapper post"><div class="story-body-container"><section class="story-body inner"><div class="body-text"><br>The investigation called "Operation Lost Souls," was conducted by the Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) and ran from the end of April through mid-May in El Paso, Midland, and Ector.</div></section></div></div></div>Police arrest third person after November Lower Valley park triple shooting that resulted in 2 murdershttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1115/21/2022 12:00:00 AM<p><b>UPDATE, May 21: </b>Six months after a triple shooting that resulted in the deaths of two teenagers, police announced the arrest of a third person.</p><p>On Friday, officers arrested 18-year-old Ricardo Styles De La Rosa in connection with the November 2021 Shawver Park murders in the Lower Valley.Socorro police investigate shots fired call near Mauro Rosas Parkhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1075/19/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>The Socorro Police Department is investigating a shots fired call that came in around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the news release from the police department.<br></p><p>Two individuals were reportedly seen on Peters Road and Flor Bonita Avenue near Mauro Rosas Park carrying assault rifles and reportedly fining multiple shots before fleeing from police, the police department said.Man arrested for allegedly assaulting El Paso police officer at bar; faces weapons chargehttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1105/17/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; A 21-year-old man from east El Paso is charged with assaulting a police officer and unlawful carry of a gun.</p><p>El Paso police say they were responding to a fight Sunday morning at La Unica bar on 1515 Lee Trevino.Detectives find shooting victim hours after initial shots fired report in central El Pasohttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1085/17/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; A man who was shot and stabbed turned up at an emergency room hours after police were initially called out to a shooting at the Budget Lodge Motel in central El Paso Monday morning.</p><p>Police say when they first arrived at 1301 N.Friday the 13th shooting leaves 22-year-old man with life-threatening injurieshttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1095/17/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; El Paso police say they have not been able to communicate with a man who suffered serious injuries from a gunshot on Friday, May 13.</p><p>Police say it happened at 11:43 p.m.El Paso gang member on Texas most wanted list capturedhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1045/4/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;A Texas most wanted fugitive of El Paso was captured.<br></p><p>Authorities took 23-year-old Kevin Garcia into custody after his arrest on April 27 in El Paso.</p>EPPD’s gang unit now investigating South Central Shootinghttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1055/3/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EPPD officials said that 38-year-old Alejandro Toquinto was seriously injured after a Tuesday evening shooting in South Central El Paso.</p><p>EPPD officials say the shooting happened near Noble and Myrtle Streets in South Central El Paso, shortly before 9 p.m.El Paso gangs ‘ripping off’ each other, taking migrants from rivals’ stash houses, FBI sayshttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1064/22/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas&nbsp;<a href="http://borderreport.com/">(Border Report)</a>&nbsp;&#8211; Migrants are increasingly falling prey to kidnapping, extortion, and physical and emotional abuse in U.S. territory, as local gangs raid each other&#8217;s stash houses to force newly arrived foreign nationals to call relatives here or in their home countries so they can send money to their new captors, federal officials say.Man arrested, accused of shooting into crowd at Cincinnati Entertainment Districthttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1014/18/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;A man was arrested and accused of shooting into a crowd at Cincinnati Entertainment District following a fight on Saturday.</p><p>Officers arrested 22-year-old Christopher Paul Hicks.19 year old arrested for central El Paso murder; victim was 57 years oldhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1024/15/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>UPDATE (4/15): El Paso police say the body of a man found in a home on the 1800 block of Montana was 57-year-old Samuel Ortiz Lozano.</p><p>Police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old Juan Pablo Gil.5 arrested for robbery; police say they assaulted Jaguars security officer in east El Pasohttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1034/15/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; Five men were arrested Tuesday in what police are calling a city-wide operation spanning multiple days.</p><p>Investigators say 30-year-old Gary Lawrence, a security officer at Jaguars nightclub, was assaulted by five men as he was escorting people out of the club on March 19.Mexican cartel assassin sentenced to life in prisonhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=1003/24/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; Mario Iglesias-Villegas, known by various aliases including "Gream Reaper," was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his role in the Sinaloa Cartel's operations.</p><p>The 37-year-old must also pay a $100,000 fine Federal officials say Iglesias-Villegas significant participant in the death of thousands of people in Ciudad Juarez from 2008 to 2011 Among those, Iglesias was convicted for his participation in the&nbsp;<a href="https://kvia.com/news/2011/07/15/two-men-to-spend-life-in-prison-for-horizon-city-kidnapping-killing/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">kidnapping and eventual murder</a>&nbsp;of Horizon City resident Sergio Saucedo.El Paso teen who stole vehicle at gun point, prompted high-speed chase identifiedhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=963/10/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;Police identified the teen arrested and accused of robbing a vehicle and causing a high-speed chase in east El Paso on Thursday.</p><p>Officers arrested 19-year-old Khalil Joseph Duque.Gang member arrested, accused of driving towards El Paso police officerhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=973/10/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;A man was arrested and accused of driving directly towards a police officer in the Lower Valley.</p><p>Officers arrested 24-year-old Brandon Almanzar on Monday.Man sentenced to more than 38 months in prison for drug trafficking in Fort Hancockhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=983/9/2022 12:00:00 AMFORT HANCOCK, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;A Cuban national, living southeast of El Paso in Fort Hancock, was sentenced Wednesday to 460 months or 38.3 years in prison for drugs, firearms and immigration crimes, according to a news release from the United States Attorney&#8217;s Office Western District of Texas.Murder suspect in Headquarters Tap House shooting in central El Paso arrestedhttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=993/8/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) &#8212;&nbsp;A man accused of a deadly shooting that left one man dead and others injured was arrested.</p><p>Alfred Lawrence Gay Jr.El Paso Police: father shot at parked car with son inside, child not hurthttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=942/21/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; El Paso police say a father shot at a car with his five-year-old son in the backseat. The car was hit, but the child was not hurt.14-year-old-old hospitalized after confrontations turn violent in northeast El Pasohttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=952/19/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>El Paso police say a 14-year-old boy had an argument inside a northeast El Paso pizza restaurant moments before he was punched, kicked and stabbed outside the restaurant.</p><p>Police say the teenager walked outside the restaurant when he was approached by several males in the parking lot and assaulted.El Paso Police: 17-year-old found with firearms, cash, drugshttps://stopwesttexasgangs.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=In The News - West Texas Gangs&newsletterid=932/11/2022 12:00:00 AM<p>EL PASO, Texas &#8211; El Paso police say 17-year-old Francisco Javier Guacin Jr. was arrested Feb.