Man Caught After Escaping Ector County Courthouse Busted Again
Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - The Odessa man who escaped from the Ector County Courthouse, only to be caught by police, is in trouble again.

23-year-old Ryan Thompson was observed by officers buying drugs at a home on east Ninth Street on Friday.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and found Thompson to be in possession of cocaine.

He also had ecstasy pills.

Officers say Thompson tried to put the pills in his mouth in an effort to destroy the evidence.