DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS – (NEWS BRIEF120517) – 2 SUSPECTS CHARGED IN AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

ODESSA, TEXAS/DECEMBER 5, 2017 – ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017, AT APPROXIMATELY 4:55AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE COURTYARD MARRIOTT LOCATED AT 7241 TRES HERMANAS OFF OF 191 AND FAUDREE RD., IN REFERENCE TO A THREAT.

(CORPORAL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLC INFORMATION OFFICER, ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

“UPON ARRIVAL, OFFICERS MADE CONTACT WITH THE COMPLAINANT. WHO ADVISED THAT SHE HAD MET SOMEONE ON SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE. SHE ATTEMPED TO PURCHASE MARIJUANA FROM HIM.”

THE COMPLAINANT REPORTED THAT SHE HEARD A KNOCK ON HER HOTEL DOOR AND AS SHE OPENED THE DOOR, A MALE SUBJECT TAZED HER, CAUSING HER TO LOSE BALANCE AND FALL DOWN. THE MALE SUBJECT, THEN GOT ON TOP OF THE FEMALE COMPLAINANT AND BEGAN CHOKING HER, RESTRICTING HER AIRWAY.

THE MALE SUBJECT COVERED HER MOUTH AND HELD A KNIFE TO HER THROAT WHILE THREATENING TO KILL HER. A FEMALE SUBJECT, THEN ENTERED THE HOTEL ROOM AND TOOK THE COMPLAINANT’S CELL PHONE. THE COMPLAINANT SUSTAINED INJURIES ON HER NECK, FACE AND BOTH HANDS. THE TWO SUSPECTS FLED THE SCENE IN A GREEN OLDER MODEL PICKUP TRUCK.

BOTH SUSPECTS WERE IDENTIFIED AS KEITH ELLIS, 39 YEARS-OF-AGE, AND JESSICA DUTCH, ALSO 39 YEARS-OF-AGE AND CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ROBBERY “1ST DEGREE FELONY’.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera