Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ODESSA – One man is behind bars for racing and endangering a child late Thursday night.
Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9 while conducting radar in the 6000 block of Highway 191, officers saw a white Cadillac STS traveling 105 miles per hour.
A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as 27-year-old Dereck Patman.
During the stop, officers saw a 10 month old in the back seat of the vehicle and Patman placed the infant in possible imminent danger or death.
Patman has been charged with endangering a child, racing and six outstanding traffic warrants.