Man arrested for filing false report

Man arrested for filing false report
Oscar Carrillo (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man says he was kidnapped and his truck was torched. Authorities say he made it all up.

Police say Oscar Carrillo, 31, claimed he was kidnapped at gunpoint, by a stranger, then told to drive his truck out into the county.

According to the police report, Carrillo claimed the suspect then set his car on fire but he was able to escape and call police.

After investigating, officers found Carrillo intentionally set his truck on fire and filed a false report as a cover up.

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