Police arrest woman and four juveniles involved in theft ring
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a woman and four juveniles on theft charges after being confronted by loss prevention officer.
On Thursday, July 3rd Harlingen police were dispatched to the Walmart located at 1801 W. Lincoln Avenue in reference to a theft.
A Loss Prevention Officer advised the officer that he had observed five individuals, a woman, two juvenile females and two juvenile males, select and conceal several store items into three Walmart bags and attempted to exit the store at several different locations without paying for the merchandise.
All five were detained and the merchandise, miscellaneous clothing, cosmetic and hygiene items were recovered.
The woman, identified as Ana Delia Ortega, 37, was arrested, charged with theft and handed a $1,800 bond.
Three of the juveniles were cited and ordered to appear at a later court date and the remaining one juvenile was transported to the Darrell Hester Juvenile Detention Center.