Woman, switches out price tags on items, charged with theft

Woman, switches out price tags on items, charged with theft
HARLINGEN PD
CrimeWatch

POSTED: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 8:09am

UPDATED: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 8:33am

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.

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