Man Arrested on Charges Including Evading, Warrants

Man Arrested on Charges Including Evading, Warrants

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars on several charges after an incident on Wednesday in Odessa.

Odessa Police were attempting to pull over 18-year-old Alex Hernandez around 3:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of Lindberg.

We're told instead of stopping, Hernandez took off attempting to evade police at a high rate of speed.

As the vehicle continued southbound on Kelly, it crashed at 8th & Kelly. The vehicle then continued on before officers caught up with them at Murphy and Oak.

Upon further investigation, Hernandez was determined to be the driver of the vehicle.

Hernandez admitted to police that he hit a vehicle at 8th and Kelly and chose to run from police.

Hernandez is behind bars on charges of evading, a felony warrant and two misdemeanor warrants for failure to attend school.