Odessa police arrest Midland fugitive for evading

Odessa police arrest Midland fugitive for evading
Raul Carbajal (Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A Midland fugitive is behind bars following a chase in Odessa on Monday night.

Odessa police were trying to conduct a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Electric Avenue.

According to the report, officers turned their lights and siren on but the vehicle refused to stop.

That's when, police said, the vehicle stopped in the 400 block of Washington Lane and the driver fled on foot.

The driver was later caught by officers and didn't give his name or date of birth.

An investigation revealed the driver's name was Raul Carbajal, 33, and he had three outstanding warrants out of Midland for robbery and theft. He also had five prior convictions for evading arrest.

Carbajal is behind bars on charges including evading arrest and false identification-fugitive from justice.

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