A suspect wanted for a gang related murder in Union City California was arrested yesterday by officers of the Gang Unit and by an element of SWAT.
Detectives of the Union City Police Department from California developed information on a 2011 Murder case that led them to El Paso.
At about 5:00 p.m. surveillance units saw the suspect, 22-year old Victor Medeiros driving away from an apartment complex on the Westside and a felony traffic stop was conducted.
Medeiros was arrested without incident at a parking lot at Mesa and Resler. SWAT officers then executed a search warrant at the suspect’s apartment at the 6000 block of Caprock.
Medeiros was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility where he is being held without bond awaiting extradition to California.