Citizens arrest burglar in Odessa

Citizens arrest burglar in Odessa

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A man is behind bars after a citizen's arrest in Odessa.

Odessa police arrested Octavio Ray Navarrette Wednesday afternoon after arriving to the 400 block of Carolyn and finding him in the street with two witnesses.

The witnesses say Navarrette and three others were loading items into a vehicle from a home, then fled when confronted. The group left Navarrette behind and he attempted to flee, but the two witnesses held him down until authorities arrived.

The owner of the residence confirmed that a box of miscellaneous tools was missing.

Navarrette was charged with burglary of a habitation and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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