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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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
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