Man Arrested on Assault Charges in Odessa

Man Arrested on Assault Charges in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars following a weekend incident in Odessa.

Odessa Police were called out to the 1300 block of Harless in reference to a family disturbance.

When officers arrived on the scene, the victim reported that she and her husband, 22-year-old Carlos Ivan Zatarain-Ayala, got into an argument.

The victim then told officers that Zatarain-Ayala pushed her down and placed his hands around the victim's throat and began squeezing until she began to lose consciousness.

Zatarain-Ayala was arrested on charges of assault by strangulation (family violence).