ODESSA – One man is behind bars following a shoplifting call over the weekend in Odessa.
Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the Walmart on Northwest Loop 338 Saturday afternoon in reference to a shoplifter.
When officers arrived on the scene, Walmart employees told police that they saw a male subject, later identified as Jerred Williams, 27, concealing items inside of a tool bag and then take those items to the customer service department and try to return them without a receipt.
According to the report, Williams was given a gift card in the amount of approximately $48.
An investigation revealed that Williams removed several price tag from inexpensive items and place the tags on more expensive items. The items consisted of clothing, jewelry and hardware items.