12-14-17 Arrest of the Day
Odessa Police arrested Jennifer Stella Portillo, date of birth 02/01/1982, on 12-10-17 for Assault Family Violence with a Prior Conviction “3rd Degree Felony”. Officers responded to the 1300 block of Amburgey in reference to a subject refusing to leave. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the actor, identified as Portillo.
Investigation revealed that Portillo had a warrant for assault family violence with a prior conviction. Back on 10-22-17, Odessa Police responded to Medical Center Hospital in reference to an assault victim. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the 34-year-old complainant, who reported that the suspect was her ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Portillo.
Investigation revealed that after both subjects got into an argument over money, Portillo became angry and slammed the complainant’s head on a door jamb before punching her in the face. Portillo then struck the complainant in the arm with a wooden dowl, causing her to fall face down onto the floor.
Portillo then grabbed the complainant by the hair and slammed her forehead on the tile floor several times. The complainant sustained injuries all over her body as a result of the incident. Investigation revealed that Portillo had a prior conviction for assault family violence. OPD obtained a warrant for Portillo, who was charged and arrested accordingly.