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Two arrested following stolen vehicle report

Photo of the scene on Tuesday. (Source: KWES) Photo of the scene on Tuesday. (Source: KWES)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Two people were arrested in Odessa following a stolen vehicle report.

Mario Mata, 21, was arrested along with a male juvenile.

We're told that Odessa police located a stolen vehicle in the Taco Bell parking lot, located in the 1700 block of N. County Road West.

Inside the vehicle, police said, was property stolen from multiple burglaries along with methamphetamine.

According to the report, Odessa police had previously investigated a vehicle burglary earlier on Tuesday and determined the suspect was driving a maroon GMC Sierra pickup.

Police said they located the vehicle involved in the previous burglary in the parking lot.

A computer check determined the vehicle had been reported stolen in Midland.

Mata has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, endangering a child and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

No word on what charges the juvenile will be facing.

The investigation into the case is ongoing.

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