Woman, switches out price tags on items, charged with theft
POSTED: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 9:09am
UPDATED: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 9:33am
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a woman for swapping out price tags on items at a Walmart store.
On Thursday, June 13, police were called to the Walmart store located at 1801 West Lincoln Ave in reference to a theft.
Officers were informed by the store's loss prevention officer that he had observed a female customer, later identified as Monica Lopez, 25, select several items and then switch out the price tag on those items.
Lopez was reported to have paid over $35 dollars for items valued over $171 in merchandise.
Police arrested Lopez and she was charged with offense of theft and accessed a $500 bond.