Door to Door Salesman Arrested After Incident in North Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A door-to door salesman from out of town ended up behind bars after his sales pitch apparently angered a north Odessa homeowner.

The incident happened on Friday afternoon around 2:30, along Lamar Street.

Officers responded to a call about gunshots in the area.

The homeowner told police, two men were selling meat from a truck.

The woman asked them to leave and when they refused, she went and got a rifle and fired it in the air.

The men were still there when officers arrived.

We're told one of them got belligerent and started cursing at the officers.

He was arrested for soliciting without a permit and disorderly conduct.