Odessa Man Behind Bars for Allegedly Beating Up Common Law Wife

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is behind bars facing charges of beating up his common law wife and her friend.

Police arrested 29-year-old Juan Carlos Acevedo.

Police say he attacked his common law wife and her male friend at a home on Rosewood.

The woman told police she was hit in the face and body and her hands were tied together with a belt.

She claims her friend was also hit in the face when he tried to protect her.

Both victims were treated and released from the hospital.

Acevedo remains behind bars on a $100,000 bond.