POSTED: Friday, June 5, 2009 - 7:45am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
In Harlingen, a routine traffic stop helps police recover thousands of dollars in stolen property.
Officers stopped a black Chevy two door car on Staurt Place and Queen Sago road around 5pm on Wednesday. The driver, 41 year-old Salvador Steve Vela, had $2,000 dollars in stolen property and identity information inside his car. Vela is charged with 4 counts of burglary of a motor vehicle and one count of possession of identity information. His bond is set at $9,000 dollars for all five charges against him.