Recent Felony Arrests by the Odessa Police Department - March 17, 2015

Recent Felony Arrests by the Odessa Police Department - March 17, 2015

Odessa Police Department Press Release

20-year-old Ricky Bautista

Odessa Police arrested Bautista on 3-17-15 at approximately 0240 hours for Possession of Cocaine "2nd Degree Felony" and Possession of Marijuana "Class B Misdemeanor". Officers responded to the 4200 block of Redbud in reference to a subject with a gun. While officers were responding, dispatch advised one of the vehicles involved in the disturbance was a Redbud and Lyndale.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on a red 2010 Chrysler Sebring in the 2000 block of Lyndale. The back right passenger was identified as Bautista. While making contact, officers could smell marijuana coming from the listed vehicle. Officers observed a bag of marijuana and a white rock like substance on the floor in front of where Bautista was sitting.

Bautista stated that the marijuana and cocaine was his. The marijuana weighed just over one ounce and the cocaine weighed approximately 7.8 grams. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Bautista was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.

19-year-old Ricardo Monge, Jr.

Odessa Police arrested Monge on 3-14-15 at approximately 1145 hours for Possession of Cocaine "3rd Degree Felony" and Possession of Marijuana "Class B Misdemeanor". Officers observed a red 2003 Chevrolet Silverado traveling westbound in the 100 block of West Monahans with an expired registration sticker.

A traffic stop was conducted on the listed vehicle and the driver was identified as Monge. While making contact with Monge, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officers searched the listed vehicle and discovered a red grinder containing marijuana.

Officers also discovered two bags of cocaine in the center console, which weighed approximately 1.7 grams. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Monge was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.

21-year-old Christian Pinick

Odessa Police arrested Pinick on 3-14-15 at approximately 1611 hours for Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility "3rd Degree Felony" and Possession of Marijuana "Class B Misdemeanor". Officers observed a black 2013 Dodge Ram traveling in the area of University and Grandview displaying an expired registration sticker.

A traffic stop was conducted on the listed vehicle and the driver was identified as Pinick. Officers observed a green leafy substance on the center console. Officers searched the listed vehicle and discovered a bag of marijuana. Pinick was placed into custody for the marijuana and transported to the ECLEC.

While Pinick was being booked into the jail, officers discovered cocaine inside of his wallet. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Pinick was additionally charged with prohibited substance in a correctional facility, a third degree felony.

25-year-old Ivan Levario

Odessa Police arrested Levario on 3-15-15 at approximately 1559 hours for Motion to Adjudicate (Warrant) "2nd Degree Felony", Possession of Cocaine "State Jail Felony", and for nine additional outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Officers observed a black 2007 GMC Yukon speeding in the 1200 block of West Clements.

The listed vehicle was confirmed by radar to be traveling 52 mph in a 35 mph zone. A traffic stop was conducted on the listed vehicle and the driver was identified as Levario. Dispatch advised Levario had ten outstanding warrants for his arrest, including one second degree felony warrant.

Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Levario was charged and arrested accordingly. Officers searched the listed vehicle and discovered cocaine. Levario was additionally charged with possession of cocaine and transported to the ECLEC.

26-year-old Brandon Fierro

Odessa Police arrested Fierro on 3-15-5 at approximately 1059 hours for Burglary of a Habitation – Parole Violation (Warrant) "2nd Degree Felony" and for two additional outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Lincoln Town Car in the 300 block of Whitaker.

The driver of the listed vehicle was identified as Fierro. Dispatch advised Fierro had three outstanding warrants for his arrest, including a second degree felony warrant. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Fierro was charged and arrested accordingly.

35-year-old Nicholas Frye

Odessa Police arrested Frye on 3-14-15 for Theft or Property with at Least two Prior Convictions "State Jail Felony" and Public Intoxication "Class C Misdemeanor". Officers responded to 1315 East 8th Street (El Rancho Super Market) in reference to an intoxicated shoplifter.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with El Rancho personnel, who advised they observed a male subject conceal items and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for the items. Officers made contact with the suspect, identified as Frye, who had unsteady balance, slurred speech, and an odor of alcohol coming from his breath.

Investigation revealed Frye had multiple prior convictions for theft out of Taylor County. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Frye was charged and arrested accordingly. All of the items, valued at approximately $138, were returned to El Rancho.

39-year-old Eric Robertson

Odessa Police arrested Robertson on 3-16-15 at approximately 1324 hours for Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information "State Jail Felony" and Public Intoxication "Class C Misdemeanor". Officers responded to 525 West 42nd Street (Seven Eleven) in reference to a disturbance.

While officers were responding, dispatch advised a male subject was inside someone else's vehicle without consent. When the owner of the vehicle confronted the suspect, he ran inside Seven Eleven. When officers arrived on scene, they made contact with the suspect, identified as Robertson.

Robertson was placed into custody for public intoxication on a substance other than alcohol. While searching Robertson, officers discovered debit cards that did not belong to him. Investigation revealed Robertson was attempting to defraud the owners. Robertson was charged and arrested accordingly.