ODESSA – One man is behind bars on DWI charges in Odessa.
Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they responded to the 4600 block of Oakwood to assist an off-duty officer.
When officers arrived, the off-duty officer reported that he saw a black 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer strike a parking barrier.
Officers made contact with the driver, who was identified as Thomas Reed, 31.
While officers were talking with Reed, they could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath.
Reed was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated after failing field sobriety tests.
Further investigation revealed that Reed had multiple prior convictions for driving while intoxicated.