Eight Detained in Federal Burglary, Gun Case

WEST ODESSA - Eight people are being questioned by the West Area Major Offenders Task Force in Ector County.

According to the Ector County Sheriff's Office they were taken into custody when the unit showed up with a federal search warrant at 128 South Tripp based on information from witnesses into burglaries and possible gun violations.

At first a couple of men refused to come out, but once the SWAT team surrounded the house everyone in the house came out.

Right now all eight are just being questioned. Any charges are pending further investigation.