$6 bar soap theft sends man to jail and a $15,000 bond
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — A Harlingen man was arrested and charged with theft after not paying for a $6 pack of Dove bar soap.
On Friday, March 28th Harlingen police were called to the Dollar General store, located at 2321 N. Stuart Place Road, in reference to a theft.
An employee reported that a man had entered the store, concealed a six pack of Dove bar soap and exited the store without paying for the merchandise.
A photograph, from the store surveillance, was used to identify the man as Jackie Lee Torres and a arrest warrant was obtained.
Torres was arrested and due to two previous convictions of theft the current charge was upgraded to felony theft and his bond was set at $15,000.