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Man Fails in Attempt to Escape From Police Custody in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man attempted to get away from police after an incident early Saturday morning.

Odessa Police were at Fast Eddie's when they saw a disturbance between two people.

According to the report, the officers saw a male subject pushing his chest up against a patron at the business.

The patron decided not to press charges.

However, police decided to place 23-year-old Jared Dockter into custody for public intoxication and was handcuffed.

Police say that while Dockter was seated on a curb, he stood up and attempted to escape police custody by running southbound towards 42nd Street.

Dockter was later caught and also charged with escape, which is a Class "A" Misdemeanor.

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