Man Arrested on Evading Charges

Man Arrested on Evading Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man was arrested on evading charges following a weekend traffic stop in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, officers conducted a traffic stop on a 1995 Ford truck in the 1400 block of South Dixie on Saturday night.

When the vehicle stopped, a passenger inside the vehicle immediately opened the door and fled on foot.

Officers later caught 37-year-old Cruz Esteban Sanchez in the 1200 block of Rose.

An investigation revealed that Sanchez had two prior convictions for evading along with five outstanding warrants.