Odessa Man Behind Bars on Assault, Robbery Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is behind bars for assault and robbery.

It happened late Tuesday night on east Eighth Street.

Billy Gene Carter is accused of assaulting a man in the parking lot of Catfish and Company.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, Carter cut the man in the stomach and took his wallet.

He was arrested and is currently being held at the Ector county jail at $75,000 bond.