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Odessa Man Arrested After Caught Stealing

A man is behind bars after police caught him stealing, but this isn't the first time.

On Sunday, around 9 p.m., police responded to Wal Mart on NW Loop 338 in West Odessa in reference to a shoplifter.

When they arrived, they spoke to Wal Mart personnel, who told them they saw Rene Marquez, 49, take a Samsung Galaxy phone and leave the store without paying.

Surveillance video confirmed that Marquez has stolen the phone, and investigation revealed he had two prior convictions for theft of property, both out of Ector County.
Marquez was located, arrested and charged with theft of property with at least two prior convictions.

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