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Woman Arrested For Shoplifting Shirts From Odessa Store


One woman is behind bars after trying to steal polo shirts from an Odessa store.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the Dillard’s in reference to a shoplifter.

When officers arrived on the scene, Dillard’s employees reported that a female subject had stolen polo shirts.

The employees also reported to police that they saw the woman, later identified as Vanessa Soto, 34, conceal the polo shirts in a white sack and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for them.

According to the report, an investigation revealed that Soto had multiple prior convictions for theft out of Ector County.

Soto was charged with theft of property with at least two prior convictions. However, the charge was enhanced to a state jail felony.

The stolen Polo shirts, valued at approximately $185, were returned to Dillard’s.

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