Arrest Made in Connection With Odessa Robbery

Arrest Made in Connection With Odessa Robbery

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – An arrest has been made in connection with a robbery in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, 24-year-old Joe Gabriel Martinez was arrested on Wednesday afternoon for aggravated robbery.

On Tuesday, Odessa Police were called out to the Subway in the 1900 block of East 42nd Street in reference to a panic alarm.

When officers arrived on the scene, a 35-year-old male reported to police that he had been robbed at gunpoint and that Martinez had fired a round into the ground near his foot.

During the investigation, detectives were able to locate Martinez after matching the description of the suspect.

Martinez is behind bars on charges of aggravated robbery.