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Odessa criminal defense attorney arrested following SWAT search

A SWAT team searched his home on Friday, according to the arrest affidavit
Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 10:02 PM CST
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - Criminal defense attorney Adrian Chavez appeared in court Monday for a formal hearing, after being arrested on Saturday following a search of his home.

Chavez is charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. A drug user or addict reportedly falls under the umbrella of that charge.

According to an affidavit obtained by CBS7, Odessa SWAT officers searched Chavez’s house on Friday. Officers found five guns, as well as methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to the affidavit.

The CBS7 team will continue to update this story as more information is released.

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