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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Hey, you didn't pay for those Ribs!!!!

Meat Suspect

OPD needs your help identifying this man who was caught on camera stealing several slabs of ribs.  He left without paying for them.  The incident happened on 8/29/2022 at United Supermarkets at 1350 E. 8th Street.
If you have any information, please contact Detective H. Hughes at 432-335-3345 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPs.


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