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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Lawn Mowing and Roof Repair Programs

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Lawn Mowing Program:

The City of Odessa Community Development department, offers Lawn Mowing assistance for those who qualify for the program. To be considered, citizens must meet the following criteria:

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration is open

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COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration is open to all, through Medical Center Health System.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

CDBG Cares Act Funds Available

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The City of Odessa has $573,750 in CDBG CARES funding to help eligible City of Odessa residents who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. These funds can help with rent, mortgage and utility assistance. The Community Development department is now ta...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

World’s Largest Jackrabbit

Built in 1962, the 8 ft tall rabbit was the idea of then Chamber president, John Ben Shepperd. This statue sits at the corner of 8th St. and Sam Houston. Overtime, the jackrabbits have multiplied; there are now 37 jackrabbit statues all across th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Odessa History

Although Odessa was settled and established in 1876, the City was not incorporated until 1927, when we received our charter and elected our first mayor, S.R. McKinney. McKinney Park, home to Starbright Village, is named after our first mayor!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Globe Theatre Replica

Odessa College is home to the Globe Theatre – a 410- seat venue hosting theatre performances and community activities. the idea of the reconstruction of a Shakesperean Theater in Odessa originated in 1948 in Mrs. Marjorie Morris’ senio...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stonehenge Replica

The UTPB Stonehenge was built in 2004. It is slightly shorter than the original Stonehenge, but it’s exact in horizontal size and astronomically accurate.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stonehenge Replica

The UTPB Stonehenge was built in 2004. It is slightly shorter than the original Stonehenge, but it’s exact in horizontal size and astronomically accurate.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Globe Theatre Replica

Odessa College is home to the Globe Theatre – a 410- seat venue hosting theatre performances and community activities. the idea of the reconstruction of a Shakesperean Theater in Odessa originated in 1948 in Mrs. Marjorie Morris’ senior English class at O...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Odessa History

Although Odessa was settled and established in 1876, the City was not incorporated until 1927, when we received our charter and elected our first mayor, S.R. McKinney. McKinney Park, home to Starbright Village, is named after our first mayor!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Globe Theatre Replica

Odessa College is home to the Globe Theatre – a 410- seat venue hosting theatre performances and community activities. the idea of the reconstruction of a Shakesperean Theater in Odessa originated in 1948 in Mrs. Marjorie Morris’ senior English class at O...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Odessa History

Although Odessa was settled and established in 1876, the City was not incorporated until 1927, when we received our charter and elected our first mayor, S.R. McKinney. McKinney Park, home to Starbright Village, is named after our first mayor!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

World’s Largest Jackrabbit

Built in 1962, the 8 ft tall rabbit was the idea of then Chamber president, John Ben Shepperd. This statue sits at the corner of 8th St. and Sam Houston. Overtime, the jackrabbits have multiplied; there are now 37 jackrabbit statues all across th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

TDEM Survey for damage assessment from winter storm

Texas Department of Emergency Management survey for damage assessment from winter storm.

Many residents of the City of Odessa and Ector County have inquired if Federal or State assistance will be made available to local residents and businesses as a result of the recent winter storm. Many have damage to their homes and businesses.

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

February Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its February sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,910,479.99.

The City of Odessa received its February sales tax check, in the amount of, $5,910,479.99. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼cent. The City of Odessa will receive $4,728,383.99 and the Odessa Development Corporation wi...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Lawn Mowing and Roof Repair Programs

The City of Odessa Community Development department, offers lawn wowing assistance and roof repair for those who qualify for the programs.

Lawn Mowing Program:

The City of Odessa Community Development department, offers Lawn Mowing assistance for those who qualify for the program. To be considered, citizens must meet the following criteria:

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

Legal Statement Regarding Public Information Lawsuit

The City of Odessa recognizes and respects the public’s right of access to information.

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The City of Odessa recognizes and respects the public’s right of access to information. The Texas Public Information Act is a law that determines which information can be made public and information that must be kept confidential...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Arson Fire

Odessa Fire Rescue and Odessa Fire Marshals Division responded to a structure fire located in the 2500 block of E. 2nd St.

On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at approximately 8:55 PM, Odessa Fire Rescue and Odessa Fire Marshals Division responded to a structure fire located in the 2500 block of E. 2nd St. The structure is an abandoned multi-family dwelling, but was occupied by seve...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID Vaccines

The City of Odessa Incident Command is working with the local hospitals for the release of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The City of Odessa Incident Command is working with the local hospitals for the release of the COVID-19 vaccine, please note that the vaccines are still limited in number as allocations come from the State of Texas.

 

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Aggravated Robbery Investigation

An arrest has been made in connection to an aggravated robbery that occurred last week in Southwest Odessa. Braiden Ray Stout, date of birth 10/12/2000, has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Robbery “1st Degree Felony”.On Febr...

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Posted on: February 27, 2021

Missing Person

DATE: February 28, 2021                                        TYPE OF INCI...

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Posted on: February 27, 2021

OPD Participates in Running for Heroes

The Odessa Police Department participated this evening in “Running 4 Heroes” at Midland College. The event was a 1-mile run which honored Fallen Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Cornelius Anderson and a Midland PD office...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Wal-Mart Theft Investigation

On 12-11-20, a theft was reported at the Wal-Mart located at 2450 NW Loop 338. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took approximately $162 worth of property and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Anyone who recognizes the ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

HEB Theft Investigation

On 12-4-20, a theft was reported at the HEB located at 2501 West University. Investigation revealed that three unknown subjects took approximately $362 worth of property and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Anyone who recognizes the sus...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

2021 Bustin for Badges Clay Shoot

The 8th annual Bustin for Badges Clay Shoot will be on Thursday, April 15th and Friday, April 16th at Windwalker Farms in Martin County. This event benefits local law enforcement (OPD, MPD, ECSO & MCSO) and helps pay for much needed equipment...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Indecent Assault Investigation

The Odessa Police Department is currently investigating multiple indecent assaults that recently occurred all throughout Odessa. All of the incidents are believed to have been committed by the same suspect. Anyone who recognizes the suspect or vehicle sho...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

HEB Theft Investigation

On 12-1-20, a theft was reported at the HEB located at 2501 West University. Investigation revealed that three unknown male subjects took approximately $164 worth of property and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Anyone who recognizes th...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Auto Burglary / Credit Card Abuse Investigation

On 12-27-21, unknown subjects burglarized a vehicle in the 4600 block of Oakwood and stole property, including credit cards. The suspects shown in the surveillance photos later used the victim’s credit card at multiple locations throughout Odess...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Fatal Crash

An Odessa man is dead following a major crash that occurred this afternoon in Central Odessa. On February 22, 2021 at approximately 1534 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the 900 block of East 2nd Street in reference to a major cras...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Boot Barn Theft Update

On 1-28-21 at approximately 1830 hours, a theft occurred at the Boot Barn located at 5125 East 42nd Street. Investigation revealed that two unknown male subjects took over $1,500 worth of property and fled the scene. Anyone who recognizes either suspect s...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Officer-Involved Crash

On February 21, 2021 at approximately 1255 hours, a crash occurred at Maple and Grandview. Investigation revealed that an OPD officer struck a GMC Envoy, occupied four times. Two adults were transported to a local hospital with serious bodily injury and t...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Officer-Involved Shooting Update

On 02/18/2021 at approximately 2219 hrs, Officers of the Odessa Police Department responded to a call for service involving a stolen vehicle. The owner of the stolen vehicle reported that he had seen his vehicle in the 300 block of Ellis. The own...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Officer-Involved Shooting

On February 18, 2021 at approximately 2220 hrs, Odessa Police Department officers responded to the area of the 300 block of Ellis Dr. in reference to a stolen vehicle that was occupied by a male subject.  Officers made contact with the vehicle, w...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Cold Weather Pet Tips

OPD would like to remind the public to please be mindful of your pets during the extreme cold weather. It is recommended to bring your pets inside when the temperature gets below freezing but if you must leave them outside, please remember the following:1...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Honor the Blue Rally Raises $52,000 for OPD

OPD would like to thank VanZandt Controls, LLC & the Chuck Wagon Gang for recently donating $52,000 to the department. The money was raised from the “Honor the Blue Rally”, which was held back in October of 2020. The money will hel...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Auto Burglary / Credit Card Abuse Investigation

On 1-14-21, an unknown person burglarized a vehicle in the 2700 block of Redbud and stole hundreds of dollars worth of property, including credit cards. The suspect shown in the surveillance photos later used the victim’s credit card at the Taco Villa loc...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

DK Theft Investigation

On 2-2-21 at approximately 1400 hours, Odessa Police responded to 721 North County Road West (DK) in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took a bank envelope containing cash, which had been on the counter near the cas...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Auto Burglary Investigation

On 1-10-21 at approximately 0433 hours, Odessa Police responded to 2001 West 16th Street (Barbwire & Lace) in reference to an auto burglary. Investigation revealed that unknown subjects burglarized a white 2019 Ford F-150 and left the scene in a white...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

An arrest has been made in connection to a shooting that occurred last night in Southwest Odessa. Ronnie Ortiz Jr., date of birth 02/27/1993, has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon "2nd Degree Felony".On Febr...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Wal-Mart Theft Investigation

On 1-1-21 at approximately 1730 hours, Odessa Police responded to 4210 North JBS Parkway (Wal-Mart East) in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject stole approximately $155 worth of property and exited the store through t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

EZ Pawn Theft Investigation

On 11-15-20 at approximately, an unknown male subject stole an electric guitar from the EZ Pawn located at 917 North Grandview. The suspect fled the scene in a gray truck (unknown make or model). Anyone who recognizes the suspect shown in the surveillance...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Fatal Crash

DATE: February 5, 2021TYPE OF INCIDENT: Fatal CrashDATE/TIME OCCURRED: February 5, 2021 at approximately 0004 hoursLOCATION: 5800 Block of South Highway 385SUMMARY:A Crane man is dead following a major crash that occurred early this morning in South Odess...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

OPD Honoring Fallen Officer

On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at approximately 0730 hours, the Odessa Police Department will be paying respects for fallen officer, Officer Scott Smith. This marks the thirty-third anniversary of his passing, February 6, 1988. He was killed in the line of...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Murder Investigation

DATE: February 4, 2021TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder "1st Degree Felony"DATE/TIME REPORTED: February 4, 2021 at approximately 0135 hoursLOCATION: 9000 Block of Ratliff Ridge AvenueSUMMARY: An arrest has been made in connection to a murder that occurre...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Stolen Catalytic Converter

On 2-1-21 at approximately 0839 hours, Odessa Police responded to 709 South Grandview (John's Sales & Services) in reference to a stolen catalytic converter. Investigation revealed that unknown suspects cut off the catalytic converter belonging to the...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Auto Burglary / Credit Card Abuse Investigation

On 12-7-20, an unknown person burglarized multiple vehicles in the 2100 block of Magill Street and stole several hundred dollars worth of property, including credit cards. The suspect shown in the surveillance photos later used the victim’s cred...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Murder Investigation

DATE: February 3, 2021TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder “1st Degree Felony”DATE/TIME OCCURRED: February 3, 2021 at approximately 0225 hoursLOCATION: 8th Street & HarlessSUMMARY:An arrest has been made in connection to a murder that occurred early this morning ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Major Crash - 3700 Block of Golder

An Odessa man is in critical condition following a major crash that occurred this evening in Northwest Odessa.On February 2, 2021 at approximately 1705 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to Golder and Paradise in reference to a major cr...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

N-N-Out Robbery Investigation

On 1-31-21 at approximately 1746 hours, Odessa Police responded to a robbery at N-N-Out, located at 3226 West 10th Street. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject pointed a gun at the employee and demanded all of the money from the registers. ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Stolen Vehicle Investigation

On 11-27-20 at approximately 0224 hours, Odessa Police responded to University and Walnut in reference to a hit and run. Investigation revealed that the driver of a black Ford Expedition caused a crash and abandoned it in the intersection. The driver then...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Catalytic Converter Investigation

Update: Julian Encinas DOB 11-14-92, Jacob Leasure DOB 6-2-80, Jason Lemoine DOB 11-12-82, Juan Astorga DOB 6-27-76, Juan Astorga DOB 6-27-76, and Robert Munoz DOB 5-18-62, have all been arrested in connection to the catalytic converter investiga...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

DK Robbery Investigation

On 1-23-21 at approximately 0504 hours, Odessa Police responded to 600 South Grandview (DK) in reference to an aggravated robbery. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject fired two rounds into the floor and demanded all of the cash from the re...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 10-23-20 at approximately 1510 hours, at theft occurred at Music City Mall. Investigation revealed that two unknown male subjects walked up to a kiosk and stole approximately $520 worth of merchandise. Anyone who recognizes the two suspects shown in th...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

N-N-Out Robbery Investigation

On 12-3-20 at approximately 1735 hours, Odessa Police responded to a robbery at N-N-Out, located at 3226 West 10th Street. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject pointed a gun at the employee and demanded all of the money from the registers. ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

New OPD App

Download our new Mobile App! Helpful Numbers, News, and Events, and Push Notifications for major incidents in Odessa, all at your fingertips. Go to the App Store and search for "Odessa Police Dept."
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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Fatal Crash

DATE: January 24, 2021TYPE OF INCIDENT: Fatal CrashDATE/TIME OCCURRED: January 24, 2021 at approximately 0148 hoursLOCATION: 42nd Street & Preston SmithSUMMARY:An Odessa man is dead following a major crash that occurred early this morning in Northeast...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

8th Annual Bustin for Badges Clay Shoot

Register Now for the 2021 Bustin for Badges Clay Shoot! Announcing our 2021 Clay Shoot dates!! Registration is now open for sponsorships www.bustinforbadges.org 

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Criminal Mischief Investigation

The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with a rash of vandalisms that occurred last night in North & Central Odessa. OPD has responded to at least a dozen criminal mischief calls where unknown subjects used a BB g...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 11-3-20 at approximately 1130 hours, a theft occurred at the United Market located at 2751 North County Road West. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took $1,993 worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to p...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Burglary Investigation

On 12-24-20, Odessa Police responded to 2727 North Grandview (Pristine Organic Cleaners) in reference to a burglary. Investigation revealed that two unknown male subjects made forced entry into the business the night before and stole approximately $2,000 ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 11-25-20 at approximately 1530 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 800 block of West 22nd Street in reference to a theft. The complainant reported that two unknown male subjects stole an air compressor ($1200 value) and ice chest ($200) from the bed ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Amber Alert Awareness Day

Governor Abbott has declared January 13th as Amber Alert Awareness Day, in remembrance of the 1996 abduction and subsequent murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman in Arlington, Texas. Amber stands for “America’s Missing Broadcast Emergenc...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 10-22-20, a theft was reported at the Kent Kwik located at 3722 Andrews Highway. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took 3 knives (valued at approximately $278) and fled the scene in a white truck. Anyone who recognizes the suspect sho...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 10-16-20, a theft was reported at the Kent Kwik located at 1100 North Grandview. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took over $300 worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Anyone who recognizes the s...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 12-26-20 at approximately 1324 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 100 block of West Odessa Street in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject jumped over the complainant’s fence and took her cell phone. The...

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Posted on: January 9, 2021

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 9th, 2021 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The Odessa Police Department would like to show appreciation for the Permian Basin Criminal Justice agencies that we work with and thankful for the support we receive from our citizens.

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Officer-Involved Shooting

DATE: January 8, 2021TYPE OF INCIDENT: Officer-Involved ShootingDATE/TIME OCCURRED: January 8, 2021 at approximately 1222 hoursLOCATION: 1500 Block North Alleghaney AvenueUPDATE:The suspect has been identified as Severa Leann Aguilar, date of birth 07/04/...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 12-31-20 at approximately 1321 hours, Odessa Police responded to 1518 South Grant (Deluxe Inn) in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that the victim left a bag outside of the lobby area while they were checking out. The bag contained several ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Auto Burglary Investigation

On 11-9-20 at approximately 1800 hours, an auto burglary occurred at 1355 West University (Planet Fitness). Investigation revealed that unknown subjects burglarized a white Kia Optima before fleeing the scene in a white 4-door truck. Anyone who recognizes...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 12-6-20 at approximately 1354 hours, Odessa Police responded to 2450 NW Loop 338 (Wal-Mart West) in reference to a theft. The victim reported that while she was at the photo kiosk, she set down her wallet for just a minute. Further investigation reveal...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Burglary Investigation

On 10-26-20 at approximately 1100 hours, Odessa Police responded to 3023 East Highway 80 (America’s Best Value Inn) in reference to a burglary. Investigation revealed that three unknown subjects burglarized multiple motel rooms. Anyone who recog...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 11-24-20 at approximately 1204 hours, a theft was reported to the Odessa Police Department. The complainant reported that the catalytic converter from his 2017 Dodge Ram was stolen by unknown subjects while the vehicle was parked in the 600 block of In...

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Posted on: January 2, 2021

Suspicious Object

On 1-2-21 at approximately 1817 hours, Odessa Police responded to 100 East University (CVS) in reference to a male subject that left behind a suspicious object inside the store. Precautionary measures were taken by evacuating all persons inside the busine...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Joint DWI Operation

DATE: January 1st, 2021 TYPE OF INCIDENT: Ector County Joint Agency New Year’s Eve DWI Operation DATE/TIME OCCURRED: December 31st, 2020 at 1600 hours LOCATION: Odessa SUMMARY: The Odessa Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety - H...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Hit & Run / Criminal Mischief Investigation

On 12-5-20 at approximately 0840 hours, Odessa Police responded to 925 East 2nd Street (No Bull Services) in reference to a criminal mischief. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject stole an 18-wheeler and crashed it into another 18-wheeler l...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

OPD Warning Public about SCAM Involving Mexican Cartel

OPD has recently taken multiple reports in reference to a scam involving the Mexican Cartel. Citizens have reported receiving calls from someone pretending to be with the Mexican Cartel or another criminal organization, who is claiming to hold the victim&...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

OPD Presents Thin Blue Line Flag to Doughboy's Cafe

The Odessa Police Department would like to extend condolences to Doughboy’s Cafe and the Soto Family for the recent loss of their family member. The Odessa Police Department presented them today with a custom Thin Blue Line Flag in remembrance o...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Package Theft Investigation

On 12-9-20 at approximately 1922 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 100 block of Aloha Drive in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that an unknown female subject stole two packages off the victim’s front porch and left in the pickup...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2020

Murder Investigation

DATE: December 13, 2020TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder “1st Degree Felony”DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 13, 2020 at approximately 0028 hoursLOCATION: 4300 Block of North DixieSUMMARY:Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a murder ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month since the holiday season has a higher accident rate than others on average. According to the National Safety Council, over 40,000 people died last year in alcohol-related crashes nationwide. ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Auto Burglaries

On 12-9-20 between 0400-0500 hours, several auto burglaries occurred in the 500 block of East 86th Street, the 700 block of Duke and the 8600 block of Harvard. Investigation revealed that two unknown male subjects burglarized several vehicles and were pos...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Auto Burglary Investigation

On 12-9-20 at approximately 0317 hours, an auto burglary occurred in the 6200 block of Linwood Drive. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject burglarized multiple vehicles and left the scene in a dark-colored Dodge Challenger. Anyone who recog...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Credit Card / Debit Card Skimmers

The Odessa Police Department would like to warn the public in reference to multiple skimmer devices recently found at a local gas station, located at 1515 South Grandview. A skimmer device reads and stores information from the credit or debit card magneti...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Homicide Update

DATE: December 9, 2020TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder “1st Degree Felony”DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 6, 2020 at approximately 0221 hoursLOCATION: 500 Block of Lauderdale AvenueUPDATE:Two more arrests have been made in connection to a murder ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2020

Aggravated Assault Investigation

DATE: December 5, 2020TYPE OF INCIDENT: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “2nd Degree Felony”DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 4, 2020 at approximately 0510 hoursLOCATION: 1200 Block of North LeeSUMMARY:Odessa Police have made an arre...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Theft Investigation

On 10-13-20 at approximately 1423 hours, a theft occurred at the Wal-Mart located at 2450 NW Loop 338. Investigation revealed that two unknown suspects took approximately $185 worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Wh...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Update - Missing Person Safely Located

DATE: December 4, 2020    TYPE OF INCIDENT: Missing PersonDATE/TIME REPORTED: November 18, 2020 at approximately 1128 hoursLOCATION: 2100 Block of West 7th StreetUPDATE:Tamela Cody has been safely located.ORIGINAL SUMMARY FROM 12-3-20:Th...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Burglary Investigation

On 10-7-20 at approximately 1013 hours, Odessa Police responded to 3001 Kermit Highway (Air Compressor Solutions) in reference to a burglary. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject burglarized the business and three vehicles. The suspect then...

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Police Department Press Releases