DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032822)-OPD & ECISD POLICE INVESTIGATING ALLEGED SHOOTING CLAIM

Odessa, Texas/March 28, 2022-At approximately 4:20 pm, students and school personnel witnessed a male and female, possibly middle school or high school age students run into Ector College Prep leaving a gray car that they were traveling in the school parking lot. An unnamed source connived that the juveniles were in fear of their lives,when an alleged shooter was taking shots at them from another vehicle while traveling towards south Odessa. 

It is unknow what make or model the alleged shooter’s vehicle is at this time. 

Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the scene, Odessa Police, ECISD Police are investigating the incident. 

It is unknow if there are any injuries. More information as it becomes available. 

 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032622)-ANNUAL SUPPORT MOR BADGES HOSTED BY CHICK-FIL-A

Odessa, Texas/March 26, 2022-Chick-fil-A located at Andrews Hwy and Loop 250 in Midland and at the Chick-Fil-A located on east 42nd street, and at Faudree Rd and Hwy 191 in Odessa hosted the annual SUPPORT MOR BADGES, and is the kick-off fund raising event to BUSTIN’ FOR BADGES clay Shoot at Wind Walker Farms in Martin County.  

(Cpl. Steve LeSueur, Community Relations-Odessa Police Department) 

Funds raised from the SUPPORT MOR BADGES benefit the Ector County Sheriff’s Office in Odessa; the Midland County Sheriff’s Office; the Midland  Police Department, and Odessa Police Department. 

(Sgt. Lorenzo Dominguez, Community Relations-Midland Police Department) 

(Sgt. Edelmira “Ede” Subia, Midland County Sheriff’s Office) 

For more information on how to purchase raffle tickets or how to participate in the Bustin’ For Badges Clay Shoot, go to bustinforbadges.org. 

For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera.  

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032522)GRASS FIRE NEAR WTFB IN SOUTHEAST ODESSA

Odessa, Texas/March 25, 2022-A grass fire occurred in the early afternoon hours in a vacant field in the area of Galloway and South Pagewood, west of the West Texas Food Bank. Several Odessa Fire Rescue units were at the scene containing the fire and monitoring hots spots, that could affect businesses in the area, including a beer and beverage distributing facility near the grass fire. It is unknown at this time what was the cause of the grass fire.  

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032422)SUPERIOR OPTIMIZATION 20th ANNIVERSARY AT WTFB

Odessa, Texas/March 24, 2022-The West Texas Food Bank hosted the 20th Anniversary of Superior Optimization. Ownership, management and employees of Superior volunteered at the food bank pantry by handing out food boxes to families. 

(Jesse Pletts, CEO/President-Superior Optimization) 

The Superior Community Fund, created by the management and ownership of Superior Optimization provided a check to the West Texas Food Bank of approximately $5 thousand dollars, which proviedes 10 thousand meals to the communities the food bank serves. 

(Don Bennett, Executive Chairman-Superior Optimization) 

Superior Optimization is committed to ending hunger in the Permian Basin, though it’s partnership with the West Texas Food Bank. 

(Libby Campbell, CEO-West Texas Food Bank) 

On Wednesday, March 23rd, The West Texas Food Bank and Superior Optimization served 393 households at the drive through food pantry. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

  

 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032222)-OPD INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH AT 42ND AND GRANDVIEW

Odessa, Texas/March 22, 2022-On Tuesday, March 22nd at approximately 7:07am, Odessa Police was dispatched to the intersection of E. 42nd and N. Grandview in reference to a hit and run in which a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. Medical personnel arrived on scene and advised that the pedestrian, a 28-year-old male, was deceased.

Witnesses say the victim was standing in the left turn lane on the 1900 block of E. 42nd St. when a red vehicle was traveling eastbound and struck the victim in the left turn lane and then fled the scene, turning northbound on N. Grandview.
 
The investigation revealed that the vehicle was a Toyota Corolla and the driver was identified as 25-year-old Christy Contreras. An arrest warrant was obtained and she was arrested without incident, and was transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. Contreras is being charged with accident involving death, 2nd degree felony.
 
The victim is not being identified pending notification of next of kin. The investigation continues. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera.