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Change of Venue Request Denied Against Former Odessa Police Officer

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

A change of venue request against a former Odessa Police officer has been denied.

According to Salvador Becerra’s defense team, the motion was denied on Monday morning.

Justin Low, Becerra’s defense attorney, told NewsWest9, that potential jurors already have a biased opinion of his client.

Becerra is facing six counts of improper sexual activity with a person in custody and one count of sexual assault.

Jury selection for Becerra’s trial will begin on Tuesday morning in the 244th District Court in Ector County.

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