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Odessa Police Release New Top Five List For Week of October 28

Anum Valliani
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police have released a new top five list for the week of October 28. The list includes people who have the most number of outstanding warrants in the city. The Odessa Police Department needs your help locating a few fugitives don't want to show up to court.

Now their basic traffic violations are a cause for arrest.

Since the list was released around 3 p.m. on Monday, one of the five has already been taken in. Ramon Garcia was caught around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. He had a total of six outstanding warrants.

19-year-old Gina Vasquez, who's picture authorities haven't sent, comes in at number five, with six warrants.

"A child was not properly secured, and as a result, she didn't pay it and she just continued getting more and more warrants as a result," Odessa Police Department Public Information Officer, Steve LeSeuer, said. 

Dustin Dyson is another person on the list. He has eight warrants, most of which aren't repeating offenses.

"He basically struck a fixture. He failed to control speed, he didn't have his insurance. Most of these are just simple traffic warrants that have built up over time," LeSeuer said.

That's the case for Marcus Bernabe. He has six warrants out for having expired license plates, not having insurance and failing to show his drivers license. But Stacy Lewis tops the list at 10 warrants.  A majority of them are for failing to appear to court. 

"A lot of people think that if they don't show up, if they don't pay it, then it'll just disappear and go away, but that's not the case," LeSeuer said.

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Refusing to pay over and over again could land you on Odessa's High Five. 

"Our goal isn't necessarily to arrest every single one of these people, they're not violent people. Our goal is to get voluntary compliance," LeSeuer said.

There hasn't been a week yet when everyone's been caught.

If anyone has any information on this week's top five, you're asked to call crime stoppers at 432-333-TIPS. Remember, if your tip helps lead to an arrest, you could receive a cash reward.
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