Authorities Descend on House in West Odessa, Former Ector County Deputy Arrested

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - We have new information about an FBI bust that took place in West Odessa on Thursday.

The man they arrested was actually a former Ector County Deputy.

38-year-old Jackie Thompson was arrested in West Odessa while the FBI was serving several search warrants.

The Drug Enforcement Agency and Homeland Security agents were helping along with state and local law enforcement.

We're told Odessa SWAT was on stand-by in case they were needed.

In the end, they arrested 38-year-old Jackie Thompson in West Odessa without incident.

A federal complaint will be released on Friday detailing the charges.