Man arrested after stabbing door, threatening stepson with knife

Man arrested after stabbing door, threatening stepson with knife
Robert Greathouse (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars on charges following an incident last week in Odessa.

Robert Greathouse, 49, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (family violence).

Odessa police said they were called out to the 2400 block of West 9th St. in reference to a domestic disturbance.

When officers arrived, they spoke with a 16-year-old male and his step dad, later identified as Greathouse.

Police said investigation revealed that after both subjects got into an argument, Greathouse stabbed the door with a knife and threatened the 16-year-old by asking him if he wanted to die today.

Greathouse was later arrested, charged and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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