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Odessa Man Arrested on Aggravated Assault Charges


An Odessa man is behind bars following an afternoon incident in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they responded to the 2400 block of Kermit Highway in reference to a disturbance.

When officers arrived they made contact with a 44-year-old male subject and another male subject, identified as David Floyd Dearth, 64.

Police say an investigation revealed that after both subjects got into an argument Dearth threw a knife at the other person several times in an attempt to harm him.

Dearth was later arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Dearth is currently behind bars at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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