Man Attempts to Steal Cosmetics From Odessa Walmart

Man Attempts to Steal Cosmetics From Odessa Walmart

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars after attempting to steal cosmetics from an Odessa Walmart.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called to the Walmart on JBS Parkway in reference to a shoplifter.

When officers arrived on the scene, Walmart employees reported that they saw a male subject conceal several cosmetic items and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for the items.

The suspect, Jesus Carrillo, 39, was taken into custody for theft and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

When they arrived at the jail, officers found a bag of methamphetamine inside of Carrillo's wallet.

Carrillo has been charged with prohibited substance in a correctional facility and theft of property.