DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(081819)-ODESSA POLICE INVESTIGATING GROPING INCIDENTS

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 18,2019-THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING SEVEN GROPING INCIDENTS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY THE SAME SUSPECT. ALL OF THE INCIDENTS HAVE OCCURRED AT APARTMENT COMPLEXES IN THE ARE OF UNIVERSITY AND OAKWOOD AND 52ND STREET AND TANGLEWOOD.

(CPL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A THIN HISPANIC MALE WEARING A CAP AND BANDANA COVERING PART OF HIS FACE. THE SUSPECT IS APPROXIMATELY 5’6 – 5’9 TALL AND HAS BLACK OR SALT-AND-PEPPER HAIR.

(CPL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION INREFERENCE TO THIS INVESTIGATION IS ENCOURAGED TO CONACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 432-335-4961 OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS.

(CPL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(081419)-OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN SOUTH ODESSA

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 14, 2019-ON AUGUST 14TH AT APPROXIMATELY 6:07AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 600 BLOCK OF SOUTH SAM HOUSTON IN REFERENCE TO SHOTS BEING FIRED. (MICHAEL MAYES, RESIDENT NEAR ALLEGED SHOOTER’S HOME) WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED, THEY MADE CONTACT WITH A MALE SUBJECT WHO IMMEDIATELY BEGAN SHOOTING AT OFFICERS, WHO THEN RETURNED FIRE AT THE SUSPECT. (MICHAEL MAYES, RESIDENT NEAR ALLEGED SHOOTER’S HOME) SOME NEIGHBORS BELIEVE THAT THE SUSPECT MAY HAVE BEEIN FIGHTING WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND (MICHAEL MAYES, RESIDENT NEAR ALLEGED SHOOTER’S HOME) THE GRANDMOTHER OF ONE OF THE RESIDENTS LIVING IN THE AREA OF THE SHOOTING WAS PREPARING FOR A GARAGE SALE. (VICKEY ESTRADA, GRANDMOTHER) AN OPD OFFICER WAS SHOT AND TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. THE SUSPECT WAS ALSO SHOT AND TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH SERIOUS BODILY INJURY. (CPL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT) A TOTAL OF 3 OFFICERS WERE INVOLVED IN THE SHOOTING AND ALL 3 HAVE BEEN PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE. AND THE INVESTIGATION HAS BEEN TURNED OVER TO THE TEXAS RANGERS. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS081319 UNIVERSITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

RECENTLY THE CITY OF ODESSA HELD ANOTHER PUBLIC MEETING AT THE JACK ROGERS FINE ARTS BUILDING TO DISCUSS THE EAST UNIVERSITY BLVD STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT. THIS MEETING WAS TO LET RESIDENTS KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT DURING STREET CONSTRUCTION. (HAL FELDMAN, TRAFFIC COORDINATOR, CITY OF ODESSA) ONCE THE ORANGE BARRELS ARE OUT AND CONSTRUCTION BEGINS, EAST UNIVERSITY BETWEEN ANDREWS HWY AND GRANDVIEW, WILL BE NARROWED DOWN TO ONE LANE EACH DIRECTION. (HAL FELDMAN, TRAFFIC COORDINATOR, CITY OF ODESSA ) THE ORANGE BARRELS WILL START SHOWING UP ON UNIVERSITY SOMETIME ON AUGUST 19TH, AND THE CONSTRUCTION WILL WRAPPED UP SOMETIME IN FEBUARY OF 2022.. THE PROJECT COST IS JUST UNDER $14 MILLION DOLLARS WITH ADDITIONAL COSTS ANTICIPATED TO THE PROJECT BUDGET. (HAL FELMAN, TRAFFIC COORDINATOR, CITY OF ODESSA) FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL, DANNY BARRERA

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(081219)-LUNCH WITH A COP AT MIDLAND SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY

MIDLAND, TEXAS/AUGUST 12, 2019-THE MIDLAND SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY INVIDED THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND THE MIDLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT TO SERVE LUNCH AND DRINKS TO KIDS AND FAMILIES ATTENDING THE COMMUNITY LUNCH.

(NANCY IVY, OWNER/MANGER-MIDLAND SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY)

BEING PART OF THIS TYPE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE HELPS THE MIDLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON RESIDENTS.

(CHIEF SETH HERMAN, MIDLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT)

KID’S ENJOYED HOT DOGS AND DRINKS AND ASKING OFFICERS QUESTIONS.

(CHIEF DEPUTY RORY MCKINNEY)

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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