Man arrested for DWI after evading from Odessa police

Man arrested for DWI after evading from Odessa police

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars after trying to run from Odessa police early Friday morning.

Police arrested Alberto Leyva, 21, and charged him with evading arrests or detention in a motor vehicle, reckless driving and driving while intoxicated.

Odessa police said officers saw a white Cadillac Escalade traveling at a high rate of speed and driving recklessly in the 1000 block of North Grant.

According to the report, police tried to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle but Leyva continued driving at a high rate of speed.

Authorities were able to locate Levya in the 200 block of East 12th Street.

As officers were speaking with Leyva, they could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath.

Leyva was later taken into custody for driving while intoxicated after failing field sobriety tests.

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