DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-ASSAULT OF TWO MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTIES-UPDATE

MIDLAND COUNTY/MIDLAND, TEXAS/AUGUST 13, 2017 – THE UNKNOWN SUBJECT THAT WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES AFTER HE ASSAULTED TWO MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTIES ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017 HAS SUCCESSFULLY COME OUT OF SURGERY AT MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

THE SUBJECT IS IDENTIFIED AS EDWIN JORDAN SOTO-CONTRERAS, A WHITE MALE, 20 YEARS OF AGE. CONTRERAS WAS INDENTIFIED THROUGH FINGERPRINTS THAT WERE SUBMITTED TO THE NORMAL DATA BASES BEGINNING WITH LOCAL AGENCIES, THEN THE STATE AND NATIONAL DATA BASES. IT WAS REVEALED THAT EDWIN JORDAN SOTO-CONTRERAS HAD BEEN ARRESTED IN THE STATE OF COLORADO.

AT APPROXIMATELY 4:50AM, SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017. THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A 911 CALL FROM THE KENT KWIK STORE LOCATED AT FM 1788 AND WEST HIGHWAY 158 IN REFERENCE TO A MALE SUBJECT TRYING TO GET IN TO VEHICLES. LATER, ANOTHER CALL CAME IN STATING THAT A NAKED MAN IN A COWBOY HAT WAS GOING IN AND OUT OF TRAFFIC APPROXIMATELY TWO MILES EAST OF THE KENT KWIK STORE, AND TRYING TO GET IN VEHICLES THERE.

A MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTY ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE MALE SUBJECT. THE DEPUTY WAS IMMEDIATELY ATTACKED AND KNOCKED TO THE GROUND. THE MALE SUBJECT ENTERED THE DEPUTY’S VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTED TO DRIVE OFF BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.  THE MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTY DEFENDED HIMSELF AGAINST THE MALE SUBJECT USING PHYSICAL FORCE, AND WAS ABLE TO DEPLOY HIS TASER, BUT WITH NO EFFECT. IMMEDIATELY AN “OFFICER NEEDS HELP” CALL WAS PUT OUT BY THE DEPUTY. A SECOND DEPUTY ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND HE ALSO DEPLOYED HIS TASER WITH NO EFFECT ON THE MALE SUBJECT.  MPD OFFICERS BEGAN TO ARRIVE TO ASSIST THE DEPUTIES.

THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS CURRENTLY ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF EDWIN JORDAN SOTO-CONTRERAS.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

Posted in NEWS   

Author: Danny Barrera