Man Attempts to Return Stolen Items

Man Attempts to Return Stolen Items

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars on theft charges after attempting to return stolen items on Friday.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to Westlake Ace Hardware on East University in reference to a theft.

When officers arrived, they saw a subject matching the suspect's description, attempt to leave the store.

Officers made contact with the suspect, later identified as Hector Chacon, 51.

Employees at the store reported to police that Chacon tried to return items that had been previously reported as stolen.

An investigation revealed that Chacon had three prior convictions for theft of property out of Ector County.

Chacon was later arrested and charged with theft of property with a least two prior convictions.