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Defective brake lights lead to arrest of fugitive

Miguel Rodriguez Jr. (Source: Odessa Police Department) Miguel Rodriguez Jr. (Source: Odessa Police Department)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

A fugitive was arrested after getting pulled over for defective brake lamps.

On Saturday afternoon, Odessa police say they pulled over a 1995 Ford Econo van for faulty brake lights in the 1100 block of E. University.

A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Miguel Rodriguez Jr., 36.

An investigation revealed that Rodriguez has a felony warrant out of Ector County.  

Rodriguez was later arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance-motion to adjudicate guilt, as well as two misdemeanor warrants.

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