UPDATE: The FBI announced Friday that the man accused of harassing migrants and pointing a gun at some of them on New Year’s Eve is now facing a federal charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Court records show that Driscoll was convicted of assault/family violence/impeding breathing and assault with a deadly weapon. He was sentenced to three years in prison.
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso police have now released the identity of the 27-year-old man who was harassing migrants on New Year’s Eve, pointing a gun at a few.
On Wednesday, Jan. 4., police arrested 27-year-old Steven Mathew Driscoll for allegedly harassing and pointing a gun at migrants on Dec. 31 near Sacred Heart Church. Driscoll was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest and or Detention in a Motor Vehicle, and Disorderly Conduct.
According to police, he was booked into the El Paso County Jail Wednesday night. The El Paso Police Department continues the investigation.