Odessa Police charge OHS employee in connection to sexual assault investigation

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Sammy Cruz Martinez, 29, has been charged with Sexual Assault of a Child "2nd Degree Felony".

On July 15, a sexual assault was reported to the Odessa Police Department.

According to police, Martinez, an OHS teacher aid, sent several inappropriate messages to a teenager.

Further investigation revealed that there had been a sexual relationship between both subjects.

OPD detectives obtained a warrant for Martinez, who taken into custody Wednesday morning by ECISD Police.

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