Suspected Burglar in Odessa now behind bars

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A suspected burglar in Odessa is now behind bars and that means women in apartment complexes can rest a little easier.

Early Saturday morning, Police arrested 22-year-old Christopher Ray Sanchez.

Officers say just before 4:30 Saturday morning they got a call about a hispanic man who forced his way into a woman's apartment in Acacia Apartments on Oakwood.

The victim says the man pointed a gun at her and made her to take off her clothes.

Not too long after that police caught up with the same man speeding out of the apartments, and arrested him on Quail Park.

Sanchez is now behind bars at the Ector County Detention Center, and is behind bars charged with burglary of habitiation with intent to commit sexual assault.

Further charges are expected to be filed against Sanchez.