Odessa, TX is a city in Ector county, comprised of just over 159,000 residents. Odessa has seen a huge boom in population, mostly due to a recent oil discovery which sent the local economy soaring. Despite the economy doing well, the city has seen a large spike in violent crime, which could be related to the large inflow of people moving into Odessa. In 2013, Odessa had the highest rate of violent crime in all of Texas, with a whopping 806 crimes per 100,000 residents.
If you’re a resident of Odessa, TX and have been charged with a crime, you can feel rest assured knowing that the experienced criminal law attorneys at The Chavez Law Firm are here to help.