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Odessa Man Arrested After Claiming He Was Robbed

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa man, who claimed he was robbed, turned out to be a convicted felon.

Gordon Palmer, 23, told police a man opened the door to his apartment, pointed a gun at him then asked him “where's the weed.”

The report says the suspect took off with $2,000 in cash and a revolver.

When investigators tried to talk to Palmer, they say he became uncooperative.

The case was closed but the report says police discovered Palmer had been convicted on burglary charges.

He was arrested on charges of having a gun while being a felon.

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