Manhunt Monday Fugitive Turns Himself In
POSTED: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 12:03pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:26pm
A man featured on the El Paso County Sheriffs Office "Manhunt Monday" has turned himself in to El Paso Police. Julian Belmontes, 19, turned himself in Monday evening at Police Headquarters. Belmontes was wanted for allegedly kidnapping his pregnant girlfriend in Westway last week. He reportedly pushed the 17-year old into his car and when her younger sister tried to stop him from getting away, she was dragged 400 feet. Belmontes let his girlfriend go shortly after the incident.
He faces charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Assault Causing Bodily Injury/Dating Violence. Belmontes was booked in to the El Paso County jail on a $12,500 bond.