Charges Filed in Connection to BB&T Bank Robbery
DATE: August 20, 2019
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Bank Robbery
DATE/TIME REPORTED: August 10, 2019 at approximately 1224 hours
LOCATION: 4900 East 42nd Street (BB&T Bank)
Charges have been filed in connection to a bank robbery that occurred earlier this month in Northeast Odessa. Hector Garcia Chacon, date of birth 02/17/1964, has been charged with the Federal Offense of Bank Robbery.
On August 10, 2019 at approximately 1224 hours, the Odessa Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation responded to 4900 East 42nd Street in reference to a bank robbery. Investigation revealed that an unknown subject presented a note to a bank teller and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Through the course of the investigation the suspect was identified as Hector Chacon. The Odessa Police Department located and arrested Chacon on 8-11-19 for an unrelated felony theft warrant.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation later charged Chacon for the federal offense of Bank Robbery. Chacon was later transported to Midland and is currently in federal custody.
It is important to note that an indictment is merely a charge and should not be considered as evidence of guilt. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Hector Garcia Chacon