Man Tries to Run From Police, Caught With Marijuana

Man Tries to Run From Police, Caught With Marijuana

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A man in Odessa, who was caught with marijuana, tried to run from police.

It happened around noon Monday on 42nd Street and Englewood Lane.

Police tell NewsWest 9, they pulled over a car and smelled marijuana.

Four people were inside but the driver and the passenger got out and started running on foot.

One of them got away but police caught the other man.

That man was later identified as Oscar Watkins.

Officers say they discovered he had a warrant out of another city, as well.

But it doesn't end there, once Watkins was in jail, jailers say they found more marijuana hidden in his shoe.