3 Teens arrested in connection to auto burglaries

3 Teens arrested in connection to auto burglaries
Casey Whitaker (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Casey Whitaker (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Three teenagers were arrested early Saturday morning after burglarizing a truck and being found in possession of other items believed to be stolen.

Odessa police were called out to the 3000 block of Windsor Drive in reference to several auto burglaries in the area.

Odessa police officers saw multiple suspects, in the 2200 block of Glenwood Avenue, actively burglarizing a truck.

One suspect got away on foot. Casey Whitaker and Axtin Wood, both 17, as well as a 16-year old female were arrested for engaging in organized criminal activity.

Whitaker was also cited for minor in possession of tobacco product and the 16-year old female received a citation for curfew violation.

Authorities say officers recovered clothing, electronics, coolers and several cell phones that are believed to have been stolen.

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