Odessa Police Department Press Release
43-year-old Jessie Ocon, Jr.
Odessa Police arrested Ocon on 7-10-15 at approximately 1615 hours for Burglary of a Habitation (Warrant) “2nd Degree Felony” and Motion to Adjudicate – Burglary of a Building (Warrant) “State Jail Felony”. Officers responded to the 400 block of Ellis in reference to a wanted felon.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with a male subject, identified as Ocon. Investigation revealed Ocon had a felony warrant out of Reeves County for burglary of a habitation and another felony warrant out of Ector County for burglary of a building – motion to adjudicate. Ocon was charged and arrested accordingly.
35-year-old Ezequiel Guerrero Beseril
Odessa Police arrested Beseril on 7-11-15 at approximately 0546 hours for Possession of Methamphetamine, a 3rd Degree Felony. Officers responded to 3909 East 42nd Street (Target) in reference to a subject screaming and throwing himself down to the ground in the parking lot.
Upon arrival, officers located a male subject on his knees in front of Target, identified as Beseril. Officers located two bags of methamphetamine inside Beseril’s socks. The total weight of the methamphetamine was approximately 1.4 grams. Beseril was charged and arrested accordingly.
44-year-old Tamra Treece McWhirter
Odessa Police arrested McWhirter on 7-12-15 at approximately 2220 hours for Tampering with Physical Evidence “3rd Degree Felony”, Possession of a Dangerous Drug “Class A Misdemeanor”, Possession of Marijuana “Class B Misdemeanor”, Display a Fictitious Registration Sticker “Class B Misdemeanor”, and for two misdemeanor warrants.
Officers responded to the 1000 block of Garnet in reference to a suspicious vehicle behind a residence in the alley. Upon arrival, officers observed the suspicious vehicle, occupied one time. The occupant was identified as McWhirter. Dispatch advised McWhirter had two outstanding warrants for theft and failure to appear.
McWhirter was placed into custody for the warrants and placed inside the officer’s patrol unit. While McWhirter was sitting inside the patrol unit she reached underneath her clothing and pulled out a case. McWhirter removed several bags with a white substance and began eating the bags.
McWhirter was also found to be in possession of Tramadol Hydrochloride, marijuana and clear bag with meth residue inside of it. McWhirter was unable to provide a prescription for the tramadol hydrochloride. Officers became suspicious when the registration sticker didn’t match the hard plates on the vehicle.
The fictitious registration sticker was just a printed piece of paper taped onto the windshield. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, McWhirter was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.
26-year-old Latarion Owens
Odessa Police arrested Owens on 7-11-15 at approximately 0116 hours for Possession of Methamphetamine “State Jail Felony” and Theft of Property “Class B Misdemeanor”. Officers responded to 2450 Northwest Loop 338 (Wal-Mart West) in reference to a shoplifter.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with Wal-Mart personnel, who advised they observed a female subject conceal merchandise inside her purse and exit the store without making any attempts to pay for the items. The suspect, identified as Owens, was also found to be in possession of two bags of methamphetamine.