A Lubbock man Arrested in Odessa was Found With a Stolen Truck
A Lubbock man was arrested in Odessa after leading officers on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle. Odessa Police Officer's responded to a call from a Kwik Kash on Saturday, November 5, after a store clerk said a man was trying to cash a check that didn’t belong to him. KAMC news reported that when police arrived at the Kwik Kash and tried to speak to the man he immediately drove off in a silver Ford truck engaging police in a vehicle pursuit.
After police lost Paredez in the pursuit they returned to the store and discovered the man was trying to cash a $2000 check belonging to someone named Darrell. The store clerk showed officers a paper driver's license that had been tampered with to change the suspects name to Darrell, to match the check. Odessa Police later found that silver Ford truck abandoned in an alleyway and ran the plates of the vehicle to try to identify the suspect. Officers soon discovered that the vehicle plates matched that of a vehicle which had been reported stolen from Shallowater.
Officers did find information in the truck allowing them to correctly identity the suspect as 41-year-old Jacob Paradez. Paradez was found by investigators in a parking lot some time later after the pursuit on foot, he was arrested. Paradez currently has a warrant from Lubbock County for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon but as per the publishing of this article is being held in the Ector County Law Enforcement Center on a combined $52,000 bond.