11-9-17 Arrest of the Day
Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a child abuse investigation. Albert Edmond Jones, date of birth 02/02/1990, has been charged with Injury to a Child “3rd Degree Felony”.
On November 7, 2017 at approximately 1145 hours, Odessa Police responded to 3511 Maple (Burnet Elementary) in reference to possible child abuse involving a 7-year-old male. Investigation revealed that the incident occurred in the 2300 block of Milburn Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, who had sustained several markings on his shoulder, back and buttocks. The markings were shaped like a “loop” that are consistent with the edge of a belt striking the skin.
Investigation revealed that injuries were caused by the victim’s father, identified as Jones. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD detectives obtained a warrant for Jones, who was charged and arrested accordingly.