$6 bar soap theft sends man to jail and a $15,000 bond

$6 bar soap theft sends man to jail and a $15,000 bond
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 11:25am

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.

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