Odessa Police Make Arrest in Connection to Bealls Burglary Investigation
Odessa Police arrested Cruz Tarin, date of birth 12/22/1986, on 3-14-18 at approximately 0114 hours for Burglary of a Building “State Jail Felony” and Criminal Trespass "Class B Misdemeanor". Officers responded to 1623 North County Road West (Bealls) in reference to an alarm. Upon arrival, officers located a maroon Chevrolet Tahoe parked in front of the store near the entry doors.
Officers also observed glass break on the front entry door and further observed a male subject inside of the store. Officers ordered the suspect down to the ground at gunpoint and immediately detained him. Investigation revealed that the suspect, identified as Tarin, had been trying on clothes inside of the store.
Officers observed Tarin wearing a pair of jeans, which still had a sales tag on belonging to Bealls retail store. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Tarin was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.