Odessa Man Arrested for Assaulting Officer

ODESSA - An Odessa man is facing several charges including Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant.

According to Odessa police, they responded to an alarm at the Smoker's Outlet, on the corner of Dixie and East 51st, just before 4:00 Monday morning.

When police got there they say 20-year-old Craig Ashmore took off running. Police chased him down and that's when Ashmore decided to fight, kicking and punching the officer.

They were able to arrest Ashmore and book him on multiple charges. He also got a motion to revoke his probation.