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Police arrest suspect in early morning burglary

Joe Ruiz (Source: Odessa Police Department). Joe Ruiz (Source: Odessa Police Department).

Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a burglary that happened early Sunday morning in the 800 block of Fall.

Police responded to the burglary in progress at 6:48 p.m. on October 2. 

Police say Joe Louie Ruiz, 34, forced his way inside the house through the kitchen while the victim was asleep.

Officers later found Ruiz, who had items belonging to the victim.

Ruiz was charged with burglary of a habitation and was transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. There were no reports of any injuries.

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