ODESSA – An Odessa man is behind bars following a burglary in Odessa on Tuesday.
Odessa Police were called out to the 3700 block of Spruce in reference to a burglary in progress.
When officers arrived at the home, they found 53-year-old Daniel Mathson in the front yard.
An investigation later learned that a Chevrolet Z28 had been broken into and the battery had been unplugged as if someone was attempting to take it.
Officers also discovered that the home was also burglarized as jewelry from a jewelry box was missing.
Authorities searched Mathson and found the stolen jewelry inside his pocket.
Mathson is facing a charge of burglary of a habitation.