3-6-18 Arrests of the Day
OPD Detectives Charge Man in Connection to Aggravated Assault Investigation
Odessa Police arrested Kashmon Cruickshank, date of birth 02/18/1995, on 3-3-18 at approximately 1550 hours for Continuous Violence Against the Family “3rd Degree Felony”. On 2-16-18 at approximately 1520 hours, Odessa Police responded to 4315 North Esmond (Pebblebend Apartments) in reference to a domestic disturbance.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with the 19-year-old complainant, who advised that her ex-boyfriend had come to her apartment. The ex-boyfriend, identified as Cruickshank, was banging on the complainant’s window, requesting to go inside her residence. Cruickshank demanded that the complainant give her phone to him.
Cruickshank accused the complainant of “snapchatting” other men and shoved her in the face with an open palm, forcing her head to jerk backwards, causing bodily injury on her face. Cruickshank took the complainant’s phone and began looking through the contents of the phone. Both subjects began wrestling for control of the phone.
Cruickshank then punched the complainant on the right side of her face with a closed fist, causing bodily injury on the right side of her face. Officers also observed bodily injury on the complainant’s arms. OPD detectives obtained a warrant for Cruickshank, who was eventually charged and arrested accordingly.
Surveillance Video Positively Identifies Suspect in Burglary Investigation
Odessa Police arrested Michael Tolbert, date of birth 01/19/1985, on 3-3-18 at approximately 1700 hours for Burglary of a Habitation “2nd Degree Felony”. On 2-26-18, Odessa Police responded to the 4900 block of Golder in reference to a burglary. The complainant reported that an unknown male subject burglarized his residence.
Surveillance footage showed the suspect enter and exit the residence with the victim’s property. The surveillance footage positively identified the suspect as Michael Tolbert. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD detectives obtained a warrant for Tolbert, who was charged and arrested accordingly.