ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars on charges following several burglaries in Odessa.
Cruz H. Tarin, 30, is charged with 4 counts of burglary of a building, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, theft of a firearm and public intoxication.
Back on Nov. 19, 2017, Odessa police were called out to the area of 8th St. and Pittsburg Ave. in reference to a subject with a gun.
When officers arrived, they found a man matching the suspect's description, hiding between vehicles in the parking lot and holding a gun.
Police said they immediately detained Tarin and he later admitted to burglarizing a business.
Further investigation revealed that Tarin had burglarized 4 businesses including Tejas Sporting Goods, Advance Paint Center, Davita Dialysis and a business located in the 700 block of E. 8th St.
Police added that Tarin was in possession of a handgun that was stolen from one of the businesses.
Police also said that Tarin was a convicted felon.