Woman Arrested on Forgery Charges in Odessa

Woman Arrested on Forgery Charges in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One woman is behind bars after trying to use counterfeit money to purchase items.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to Walmart on Northwest Loop 338 early Sunday morning.

When officers arrived on the scene, Walmart personnel told police that a female subject attempted to use a fake $10 and $20 bill to pay for items at the cash register.

An investigation revealed that the women, later identified as Ruby Padilla, 32, was in possession of the counterfeit bills.

Padilla was arrested and charged with forgery.