Three Suspects Arrested After Shoplifting Call Turns Violent in Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - Three suspects are behind bars in Howard County after a rough night at the Wal-Mart on Tuesday.

Police responded to what started as a shoplifting call that turned into a brawl.

22-year-old Joe Gutierrez, 20-year-old Andrew Juarez, and 25-year-old Jenny Juarez, all from Big Spring, were caught red-handed stealing merchandise.

When officers arrived, the two men started fighting back, even throwing punches at police.

No one was seriously hurt.

The two men are charged with theft, assault of a public servant, harassment, and resisting arrest.

The woman faces charges of disorderly conduct and interfering with police duties.