DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(051522-PUBLIC SAFETY RECRUITING EVENT FIELD TO SHIELD

Odessa, Texas/May 15, 2022-Odessa Fire-Rescue and the Odessa Police Department held their First Annual Field to Shield recruiting fair. Both first responder agencies invited Ector County ISD Juniors and Seniors and the entire community to come out to Odessa City Hall and see various life-saving demonstrations and techniques. 

(Fire Chief John Alvarez- Odessa Fire Rescue-Odessa, Texas)

The Fire Technology Department at Odessa College offers classes and training in firefighting and EMT certification for students seeking a career as a first responder.

(Rockiey Juarez-Captain-Odessa Fire Rescue/Instructor-Odessa College Fire-EMT Technology)

The Odessa Police Department displayed the SWAT TEAM armored vehicles, the mobile high tech Command Center and the Odessa Police Department’s Crime Scene Unit. ECISD High School students had the opportunity to talk OPD Officers and ask questions.

(Matt Davidson, Deputy Chief of Field Operations-Odessa Police Department) 

For more information go to the City of Odessa website at: www.odessa-tx.gov 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(051222)-CHRISTOPHER HENDERSON ARRESTED AT WHATABURGER ON 8TH ST

Odessa, Texas/May 12, 2022-On Tuesday, May 10th, at around 9:30am, an African-American male in this early 30’s entered the Whataburger on East 8th street in Odessa and began yelling expletives at customers and Whataburger kitchen and counter employees. The African-American male began yelling at the female Whataburger employees telling them in graphic detail what he wanted them to do with is penis.
The Mayor of the City of Odessa Javier Joven was with his father, Joe Joven and other members of the Hispanic community as well as a reporter with DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS inside the 8th Street Whataburger at the time of the incident. The Afican-American did threatened to leave and return to kill everyone inside the Whataburger. Mayor Joven and his father were in a booth when the terrorist threats were made.,
(Javier Joven, Mayor-City of Odessa)
The African American male exited the restaurant and confronted two elderly Hispanic males in their late 60’s early 70’s, and assaulted one of the elderly males.
(Sip Perez, Assaulted by African-American male)
The Odessa Police Department arrived on scene at about 10am, and arrested Christopher Henderson, 37-years-of-age on a single lane street behind the Whataburger. Christopher Henderson was charged with Injury to an Elderly Person.
At this time, Mr. Perez and Whataburger at the East 8th location and others that witnessed the threat plan to file charges.
For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(050422)-ODESSA POLICE ACADEMY 24 TRAFFIC CONTROL TRAINING

Odessa, Texas/May 4, 2022-Odessa Police Academy 24 held traffic control training at the intersection of Grant Street and 3rd Street. Recruits took turns directing traffic under the supervision of veteran Odessa Police officers. 

(Recruits-Odessa Police Academy 24) 

Recruits practiced eye and hand coordination during heavy traffic. The recruits of OPA 24 will soon engage in professional driving and firearm training. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(040722)-ECSO, ATF AND FBI OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE BOMB THREAT

Odessa, Texas/April 7, 2022-At approximately 7:45am, an employee with the Ector County Sheriff’s Office discovered a devise that resembled a pipe bomb, somewhere near the west entrance of the Ector County Courthouse. The employee advised courthouse security of the discovery of the devise and possible threat. 

(Sheriff Mike Griffis, Ector County Sheriff’s Office) 

Several rumors surfaced that a cartel was responsible for the bomb threat. There are criminal trials currently scheduled at the Ector County Courthouse. 

(Sheriff Mike Griffis, Ector County Sheriff’s Office) 

The ATF, FBI and Texas Rangers are on the ground working with the Ector County Sheriff’s Office reviewing video from cameras located at the Ector County Courthouse and possibly from business near the courthouse, as well as other evidence collected at the scene. 

(Sheriff Mike Griffis, Ector County Sheriff’s Office) 

At about 10:45am, the Ector County Sheriff’s office allowed employees and the public doing business at the courthouse to enter through the east entrance. 

(Sheriff Mike Griffis, Ector County Sheriff’s Office) 

Officers and investigators also checked the Ector County Annex Building for any possible threat. 

(Sheriff Mike Griffis, Ector County Sheriff’s Office) 

This is an ongoing Local, State, and Federal investigation. There were no injuries during the bomb threat investigation. If you have information regarding a person or persons involved in this incident contact Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS or the Ector County Sheriff’s Office at 432-335-3050 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(O40122)-ODESSA PD INVESTIGATING MAJOR CRASH-IH20 & LOOP 1936

Odessa, Texas/April 1, 2022-Odessa police are investigating a crash that occurred early Friday morning, April 1st, on IH-20 and Loop 1936 near west 2nd street. A witness described the scene as an 18-wheeler and a motorcycle with Debree field covering a wide area, possibly on both sides of the highway. It is unknow if there are any injuries.  

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