Man arrested in Odessa for warrants in Lubbock

Published: Apr. 18, 2022 at 3:48 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) -A 42-year-old Lubbock man is behind bars in Ector County following a brief standoff with the Lone Star Fugitive task force.

Mauricio “Reese” De Leon was wanted on two counts of sexual assault of a child and one count of prohibited sexual contact with a child.

Task Force officers were involved in a stand-off before De Leon surrendered peacefully.

According to Brent Sheets with the U.S. Marshal’s Office, De Leon had previously escaped from Lubbock Law Enforcement when they received a tip he was at his girlfriend’s house in Odessa.

De Leon is now being held in the Ector County Jail.

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