Odessa Homeowner Finds Man Inside Her Home

Odessa Homeowner Finds Man Inside Her Home

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars on charges of burglary of a habitation following an incident on Monday night.

Odessa Police were called out to the 700 block of Magnolia in reference to a burglary in progress.

The homeowner told dispatch that she walked into her home to find an unknown male inside.

We're told three citizens detained the suspect until police arrived.

When officers arrived, they identified the man as 34-year-old David Joel Nunez.

Upon investigation, officers found forced entry to the back door of the home.

Officers discovered that Nunez had consumed alcoholic beverages and ate cookies inside the home.

The victim later told police that she didn't know Nunez and she didn't give permission to be in the home.

Nunez was charged and arrested.

No injuries were reported in connection with the burglary.