1-10-18 Arrest of the Day
Odessa Police arrested Thomas Bickle, date of birth 02/05/1976, on 1-8-18 at approximately 2022 hours for Injury to an Elderly Individual “3rd Degree Felony”. Officers responded to the 900 block of West 36th Street in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 73-year-old female and her son, identified as Bickle.
Investigation revealed that both subjects got into an argument after Bickle locked his mother out of the house. Bickle then grabbed his mother by both sides of her face and shook her. Bickle then slammed his mother against the wall and pushed her down onto a chair while ripping her glasses off of her face.
Officers observed bodily injury on the 73-year-old’s face and forehead. Bickle stated to officers that he was going to kill his mother. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Bickle was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.