Sheriff News

Sheriff Bill Elder Orders Stage I Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated El Paso County

March 24, 2020 - 10:40am

Sheriff Bill Elder has ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all of the unincorporated areas of El Paso County.  The Stage I Fire Restrictions shall go into effect at noon today and the following are prohibited: 

Sheriff's Office Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 22, 2020 - 2:40pm

As of this morning, a deputy has a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19. They are isolated and have been for nearly a week now and are home getting better. All employees who have had contact with this deputy has been notified and are taking appropriate precautions.

Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch

March 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch

On March 18, 2020, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office  stating they responded to a call of a deceased juvenile male in Pace, Florida.

Sheriff's Office Continues to Investigate a Missing Person Case

March 18, 2020 - 8:32pm

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is asking for the public’s assistance locating Jane Mudder.  Jane is described as a 57 year old white female, 5’6”, 122 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She also has a dream catcher tattoo on her right arm.