Odessa Man Accused of Dragging His Wife Through the Street

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - It wasn't your typical spat between an Odessa husband and wife.

He's accused of dragging her with a car through the street then running her over.

Officers arrested 29-year-old Abel Renteria Leon, Junior.

According to the affidavit, Leon began kicking and punching his wife during an argument.

She tried to call 911 but Leon snatched the phone from her.

Leon hopped into his car and she reached her arm through the car window to try and get the phone back.

That's when he rolled up the window trapping his wife's arm.

Leon drove off dragging the woman for miles.

A passenger in Leon's car, rolled down the window releasing his wife's arm.

She fell in the street and the car ran over her arm.

Leon is charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury.

He's still in jail on a $100,000 bond.