Hobbs Woman Caught Trying to Steal Electronics

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - A Hobbs woman tried to make off with some pricey electronics and was busted.

Police say 26-year-old Victoria Chavez tried to run off with an LCD TV and a DVD player from Wal-Mart.

When employees tried to chase her down, she pointed a bb gun at them.

Officers then took over the chase and found her hiding near a fire station.

While officers were searching her, they found a meth pipe and pot in her purse.

Chavez also had an outstanding warrant.