first_img Texas Fried ChickenHawaiian Roll Ham SlidersUpside Down Blueberry Pie CheesecakePowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay Youngsters urged to be safe over graduation weekends By admin – June 13, 2018 Pinterest Facebook Twitter Local NewsCrime OPD dismisses officer after unreasonable use of force finding Home Local News Crime OPD dismisses officer after unreasonable use of force finding Odessa Police Department officer Cpl. Cory Wester has had his employment terminated, the department announced Wednesday.An Odessa police release detailed that Wester’s actions during an April 2018 arrest were investigated, before his actions were found to be unreasonable.The release states that on April 27, Wester was dispatched with other officers to MCM FunDome in reference to a disturbance, where they encountered an intoxicated female who refused to comply with orders. As Wester attempted to handcuff her, she grasped Wester’s wrist tightly, causing him pain, before Wester struck her with a closed fist in the head four to five times, the release details.The case has been sent to the Texas Rangers.Further information was unavailable from Odessa police or Texas Department of Public Safety officials on Wednesday.In 2015, Wester was shot during a standoff involving OPD in east Odessa.Roy Garza was sentenced to life in prison in 2017 after being found guilty on two charges of attempted capital murder, when it was determined he shot Wester and Sgt. Pedro “Pete” Gonzalez at Clayton Manor Townhomes on Dec. 23, 2015. Facebookcenter_img Twitter Former Odessa police department officer Cory Wester is presented an award Feb. 25, 2016, during his time with the department. WhatsApp Pinterest Police searching for man connected to hit and run WhatsApp Previous articleOPD: Man punched, bit, choked girlfriendNext articleJuneteenth Celebration begins Friday admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Police searching for woman connected to husband’s death last_img

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