Odessa woman charged with theft, possession of drugs

Odessa woman charged with theft, possession of drugs

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa woman is behind bars following a shoplifting call on Wednesday afternoon.

Odessa police responded to Walmart West on Northwest Loop 338 in reference to a shoplifter.

When officers arrived, Walmart employees reported to police that they saw a female subject conceal approximately $142 worth of merchandise and exit the store without paying for it.

The subject, Adriana Venegas, 26, was taken into custody for theft.

Police say while Venegas was being processed at the jail, correctional officers found a bag of cocaine in her right front pocket.

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

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