ODESSA – One man is behind bars after he tried to steal two cans of coffee from an Odessa store.
Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the Albertson's in the 1300 block of East 8th Street in reference to a shoplifter.
When officers arrived on the scene, Albertson's employees informed police that they saw a male subject select two cans of coffee and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for the coffee.
An investigation revealed that the suspect, 57-year-old Allen Manes, had three prior convictions for theft of property.
Manes has been charged with theft of property with at least two prior convictions.