Law enforcement arrest 49 in joint NYE operation

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – The Odessa Police Department, The Texas Department of Public Safety, UTPB Police and the Ector County Sheriff’s Office teamed up to stop drunk driving over the New Year’s Eve holiday.

According to a release Friday afternoon, the agencies arrested nearly 50 people in the joint operation on NYE.

Police say 26 were Driving while intoxicated arrests and 23 more were arrested on other offenses.

Other offenses included felon in possession of a firearm and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, according to the release.

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April 22 2021 09:00 am