Odessa Police Working to get Arrest Warrant for Burglary Suspect 8/24/13
CBS 7 News
August 24, 2013
Odessa – Odessa Police are investigating a Friday burglary.
Around 3pm Friday afternoon, officers responded to the 4500 block of Fountain Court in reference to a burglary in progress.
OPD says the victim came home to find an intruder inside his home. They say it was later determined that the intruder stole $28,000 worth of electronics and jewelry.
The victim told officers the actor, who has been identified as 32-year-old Johnny Phelps, fled the scene in a silver Kia. He was able to get the license plate number. Officers were able to trace the car to the 3500 block of Fairmont Dr. A search warrant was then obtained for the residence.
The man initially refused to come out, according to OPD. After a brief standoff, Phelps surrendered. He claimed he had a possible back injury so he was transported to Medical Center Hospital. Investigators are in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant for Phelps for burglary of a habitation.