Editor’s note: This story has been updated with corrected information from El Paso Sheriff’s Office on these arrests.
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Deputies from the Montana Patrol Station were dispatched to the 14600 block of Desert Loop on August 29th. When they arrived, officers discovered the ongoing theft of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) by two suspects identified as 21-year-old Steven Angel Gamboa and 46-year-old Ronnie Armando Rojas. Gamboa and Rojas were pulling the ATV with a rope.
The robbery victim informed officers that the suspects had taken additional items from his property. Deputies discovered a 9mm Smith & Wesson and an air compressor in the car driven by the suspects. Gamboa and Rojas were apprehended and processed at the El Paso County Jail. Rojas was booked on additional outstanding criminal warrants with a total bond of $60,000.00. Gamboa was booked with a total bond of $20,000.00.