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Odessa Police Make Arrest in Connection to Robbery Investigation

Post Date:11/14/2019 4:56 PM

DATE: November 14, 2019
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Aggravated Robbery “1st Degree Felony”
DATE/TIME REPORTED: October 31, 2019 at approximately 2205 hours
LOCATION: 3023 East Highway 80 (America’s Best Value Inn)

Odessa Police have made an arrest and are still searching for another subject in connection to a robbery that occurred last month in Southeast Odessa. Dontea George, date of birth 12/08/1995, has been charged with Aggravated Robbery “1st Degree Felony”.

On October 31, 2019 at approximately 2205 hours, Odessa Police responded to 3023 East Highway 80 in reference to a robbery. Investigation revealed that two male subjects wearing clown masks, robbed a 26-year-old male at gunpoint. The victim advised officers that the two suspects took his property and fled the scene in an older model Ford Crown Victoria.

Officers later located a vehicle matching the description of the suspect’s vehicle in the 1100 block of Blackshear. Officers observed a clown mask in plain sight inside the vehicle. Through the course of the investigation the two suspects were identified as Dontea George and Jefferson Garrett, date of birth 07/14/1982.  

Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD detectives obtained aggravated robbery warrants for both suspects. George was located last night and placed into custody. Garrett is still wanted at this time. Anyone with information in reference to his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers and reference Case #19-35762.

The investigation continues.

Dontea George    Jefferson Garrett
                  Dontea George                                                Jefferson Garrett (Still Wanted)


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