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POLICE BLOTTER: Oct. 3, 2012

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Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 9:50 pm

The following is a list of felony criminal activities reported to the police. Numbered addresses of locations where crimes occur are rounded to the nearest hundred block:


  • An Odessa woman reported someone broke into a locked office of Dollar General and took her $20 debit card, $15 Social Security Card, $20 identification card and her sons' Social Security cards worth a total $30 at 7:18 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of North West County Road.


  • An Odessa woman reported someone broke into her home, took western boots worth $300 and damaged a $200 window and a $3,000 TV sometime between 4 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday in the 2700 block of East 10th Street.
  • An Odessa man reported someone pried open his back door, entered his home and dumped out several dresser drawers sometime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of West 15th Street. A $250 window was damaged, but the victim had not determined any missing items by 8:31 p.m. Monday.
  • An Odessa woman reported someone entered her home, causing $50 in damage to the kitchen window, and took a Wii, a Playstation Portable and a DVD player worth a total of $350 between 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.


  • An Odessa woman reported someone entered her truck, took 39 checks worth $10 and then tried to use the checks, sometime between 4 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Monday in the 1600 block of North Alleghaney Avenue.
  • An Odessa woman reported someone attempted to cash a forged check and possessed her stolen checkbook at 3:41 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of East Eighth Street.


  • An Odessa man reported at his home someone took $4,390 in bills at 2:26 p.m. Monday in the 4200 block of Waverly Avenue.
  • A 47-year-old man was charged with theft after Wal-Mart, 2450 NW Loop 338, reported someone took 42 clothing items, 32 food items, 72 hygiene items, 24 tools and 69 household items worth a total $2,346 sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday. The specific items taken and their individual values were not reported. Paul Plen Van Zandt, reported as a transient, was being held Tuesday at Ector County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.


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