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Kidnapping Investigation

Post Date:01/13/2020 10:54 AM

DATE: January 13, 2020
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Kidnapping “Felony 3” & Assault Family Violence “Misdemeanor A”
DATE/TIME REPORTED: January 11, 2020 at approximately 0746 hours
LOCATION: 4200 Block of North Grandview

The Odessa Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Jonathan Andrew Castillo, date of birth 03/13/1987. Castillo is currently wanted for Kidnapping “3rd Degree Felony” and Assault Family Violence “Class A Misdemeanor”.

On January 11, 2020 at approximately 0746 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 4200 block of North Grandview in reference to a request officer. The complainant reported that he observed a male subject, later identified as Castillo, assault a 37-year-old female and force her into a vehicle while she was screaming.

The complainant attempted to help the female but Castillo assaulted him in the neck and forced the female back into the vehicle before fleeing the scene. Odessa Police later located the 37-year-old victim at a local hotel. The victim reported that Castillo was her boyfriend and had taken her against her will. 

Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Odessa Police obtained a kidnapping and assault warrant for Castillo. Anyone with information in reference to his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers and reference Case #20-00787.

                                     Jonathan Castillo

               Jonathan Castillo (Photo Courtesy of Texas Sex Offender Registry)



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