Suspect used sledgehammer & rock to cause $19,000 worth of damage to vehicles in Odessa

Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)

ODESSA, Tx. (KOSA) -- Police are searching for a suspect who they say caused several thousand dollars worth of damage to vehicles using a sledgehammer and a large rock.

According to the Odessa Police Department, their officers were called to the Midas at 3512 Andrews Highway on Wednesday morning for a report of several automobile burglaries and vehicles that had been damaged.

An investigation revealed that a suspect had used a sledgehammer and a large rock to damage 14 vehicles. The suspect caused approximately $19,000 worth of damage.

Surveillance video showed the suspect in the area of Midas and Sonic from 3:45 - 6:41 a.m.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident or anyone with additional surveillance footage is asked to contact Detective R. Chavez at 432-335-4932 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #19-36728.


These are the only photos available of the suspect who damaged 14 cars on Wednesday. (Photos: Odessa Police Department)