Colorado Fugitive Caught After Causing Traffic Hazard

Colorado Fugitive Caught After Causing Traffic Hazard

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars after police say he gave them a false name.

Odessa Police responded to the 500 block of West 22nd Street at 2:30 Thursday morning in reference to a traffic hazard. They were told a tire and axle were in the roadway.

When officers arrived, they saw Luis Barron-Rivera, 21, walking over to the tire and say that he was intoxicated. 

Barron-Rivera spoke with police and reportedly gave them a false name and date of birth. 

After further investigation, Barron-Rivera's real name was revealed and police learned that he was a wanted out of Colorado for menacing-real/simulated weapon.
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He was arrested and also charged for false identification.