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Odessa man behind bars after spitting in officer's face

Javier Arreola (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center) Javier Arreola (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa man ended up with serious charges after police say he drunkenly tried to fight a couple of police officers.

Javier Arreola, 27, was drunk when Odessa police officers found him.

They took him into custody when he started to fight back and shouted profanities at the officers.

We're told he was even challenging the officers to a fight while he was being put in the back of the unit.

According to the report, Arreola even spit on one of the officers and tried to spit on another when he was in jail.

He's charged with harassment of a public servant and public intoxication.

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