After His Arrest in Lubbock, Man Charged for Lewd Acts w/ Child in OK

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - An Oklahoma man with current criminal charges in Lubbock was arrested Tuesday in Oklahoma City, and charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, kidnapping, and lewd acts with a child.

Thomas Jeffrey Leach, 26, was found with a missing Amarillo teen.

Amarillo Police listed the teen as a runaway according to a police report. 

In Lubbock, Leach was charged for misdemeanor assault, deadly conduct, and resisting arrest.  Court records said he hit a woman on February 19 in the 8200 block of Lynnhaven Avenue.  He was also accused of firing a gun during the incident.

Leach was able to post bond on February 24 to be released from the Lubbock County Detention Center.

In Oklahoma City, Leach was held on a bond of $70,000 for each charge.

( contributed to this report)


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