Hobbs Mother, Daughter Caught Stealing Groceries

Hobbs Mother, Daughter Caught Stealing Groceries

HOBBS, NM (KWES) - A Hobbs mother was hauled off to jail after she got caught stealing groceries.

Police say 48-year-old Angela Padilla was acting suspicious with her daughter.

According to the criminal complaint, when the two went to the self-checkout, they began to scan items and bag additional items.

Padilla and her daughter began to leave but security stopped them.

It turns out that the two stole more than $500 worth of items.

The report says Padilla admitted to stealing but told officers that she was having hard times financially and made a mistake.