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Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:47 pm

An Ector County jury found a 41-year-old man guilty of a 2017 robbery of First Basin Credit Union, an Ector County District Attorney's press release detailed.

Bobby Jackson Chavez Jr. was found guilty Tuesday afternoon of robbery and sentenced to nine years in prison with a fine of $2,500, the release stated.

Ector County Assistant District attorneys William Prasher and Rikki Earnest prosecuted the case, while Kevin Acker defended Chavez.

Chavez reportedly walked into the bank on Golder Avenue on May 30, 2017, and handed a note to a teller demanding money, a previous Odessa American article stated.

Chavez reportedly ran out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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