ODESSA, TEXAS/DECEMBER 11, 2020-THE ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING THAT OCCURRED THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10TH. ACCORDING TO ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE GRIFFIS IT BEGAN AT THE N-N OUT CONVENIENCE STORE LOCATED AT 3226 WEST 10TH, WHEN DEPUTIES TRIED TO STOP TWO PEOPLE. ONE THE PERSONS WAS WANTED FOR A STATE PAROLE VIOLATION WARRANT. IT WAS DISCLOSED THAT THE DEPUTIES PURSUED THE SUSPECTS THROUGHOUT SOUTHWEST ODESSA FOR A PERIOD OF TIME BEFORE THEY CAME TO A STOP IN THE 1300 BLOCK OF WILSON. THE SUSPECTS EJECTED FROM THEIR VEHICLE AND A FOOT PURSUIT ENSUED. ONE OF THE SUSPECTS PULLED OUT A GUN AND FIRED AT THE PURSUING DEPUTIES, HITTING ONE OF THE OFFICERS. DEPUTIES THEN RETURNED FIRE AND KILLED THE SUSPECT IN THE AREA OF THE 1300 BLOCK OF WILSON STREET IN SOUTHWEST ODESSA. THE DEPUTY THAT SUFFERED THE GUNSHOT WOUND, WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL AND IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY. THE ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED. ACCORDING TO SHERIFF MIKE GRIFFIS THE OTHER SUSPECT WHO RAN FROM DEPUTIES IS STILL AT LARGE. THE INVESTIGATION IS ON-GOING THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.
Author: Danny Barrera
Odessa Police Department New App
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Here are our COVID inpatient numbers as of 9:00 a.m.
46 COVID patients in-house, 1 PUI
19 on 4 Central (COVID floor)
3 on 9 Central (COVID overflow)
1 on Pediatrics
23 in Critical Care
17 patients on ventilator
The ages of COVID patients ranges from 15 to 81.
COVID patient list (from outside of Ector County) includes 3 from Andrews, 1 from McCamey, 1 from Big Spring. The rest are from Odessa/Ector County.
Sign up Now for the OPD Citizens Police Academy
The Odessa Police Department is still accepting qualified applicants for the 27th Session of the OPD Citizens Police Academy. The twelve week academy begins Thursday, September 2, 2021 and will be held on Thursday nights from 6-9pm.
The program is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Odessa Police Department. The instruction is comprehensive and covers different divisions each week. There are no fees for the classes.
Registration forms are available online at www.odessapd.com and may be emailed to email@example.com or submitted in person at the Odessa Police Department. The registration deadline is Friday, August 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. or until the session has been filled.
Pfluger Delivers the Republican Address
Washington, DC – Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) delivered this week’s Republican Address from West Texas on the many crises facing our nation. The American people need leadership, and President Biden and the Democrats in Congress are promoting policies that are setting our country back.
“Every American can feel this hurt at the gas pump, grocery store, and at nearly every commercial retailer. The answer can’t be more spending,” said Congressman Pfluger. “Yet, the Biden Administration’s keeps rolling out trillion-dollar packages—chock full of socialist and Green-New-Deal policies—as if the pockets of taxpayers are an endless piggybank for Democrats to keep digging into.”
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