Odessa Man Behind Bars on Aggravated Assault Charges

Odessa Man Behind Bars on Aggravated Assault Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – An Odessa man is behind bars on aggravated assault charges following an incident on Wednesday night.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 300 block of Ruth in reference to an unknown problem.

When officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with a 38-year-old female who was immediately taken to the hospital with serious bodily injury.

Officers then made contact with an intoxicated male subject, identified as 70-year-old Hector Tavarez.

According to the report, officers saw a broken beer bottle near Tavarez.

An investigation revealed that Tavarez got into an argument with the 38-year-old female and he threw a beer bottle at her causing a laceration to her left leg.

Tavarez has been charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury.