DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS 021218 CRASH & CHILD ENDANGERMENT

ODESSA, TEXAS/FEBRUARY 12, 2018 – ON FEBRUARY 9TH AT APPROXIMATELY 5:56PM, OFFICERS RESPONDED TO DOLLAR GENERAL LOCAT AT 3551 FAUDREE ROAD IN REFERENCE TO A DISTURBANCE.

OFFICERS MADE CONTACT WITH ERICA LUNA, WHO TOLD OFFICERS THAT SHE LET HER GIRLFRIEND, IDENTIFIED AS TOMMI UMU, TAKE HER RED 2012 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR WITH HER TWO CHILDREN INSIDE. THEN, AT APPROXIMATELY 6:00PM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO EASTRIDGE AND BILLY HEXT ROAD IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH.

WITNESSES REPORTED THAT A RED LINCOLN NAVIGATOR WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON EASTRIDGE AND RAN THE STOP SIGN AT BILLY HEXT CAUSING THE CRASH. TOMMI UMU ATTEMPTED TO LEAVE THE SCENE WITH THE 10-MONTH-OLD FEMALE, WHILE LEAVING THE 2-YEAR-OLD MALE THAT WAS IN A CAR SEAT ON THE SIDEWALK, WHILE OFFICERS WERE ON SCENE. OFFICERS WERE ATTEMPTING TO DETAIN UMU, WHEN SHE KICKED AN OPD OFFICER IN THE GROIN, AND BEGAN KICKING AND SPITTING AT OFFICERS AS THEY WERE PLACING HER IN AN OPD PATROL UNIT.

TOMMI UMU, 23-YEARS-OF-AGE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH ASSAULT ON A PUBLIC SERVANT “3RD DEGREE FELONY”, DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WITH A CHILD PASSENGER “STATE JAIL FELONY”, ENDANGERING A CHILD “STATE JAIL FELONY”, AND RESISTING ARREST “CLASS A MISDEMEANOR’.

ERIKA LIZETTE LUNA, 27-YEARS-OF-AGE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF ABANDONING OR ENDANGERING A CHILD “STATE JAIL FELONY” FOR ALLOWING AN INTOXICATED DRIVER TO OPERATE HER VEHICLE WITH TWO CHILDREN INSIDE OF IT.

LUNA AND UMU WERE TRANSPORTED TO THE ECTOR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WAS NOTIFIED AND BOTH CHILDREN WERE RELEASED TO A FAMILY MEMBER.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera