Harlingen man jailed for stealing birth certificate, other items

Jason Snowball // Harlingen PD

Jason Snowball is behind bars after he was charged for stealing a birth certificate, cell phone and $20.

The incident happened at the Hobby Lobby on the 2200 block of W. Lincoln Avenue Oct. 4.

According to police, Snowball walked into the store TMs employee break room without authorization.

The Harlingen Police Department told Action 4 News that the 17-year-old went through employee lockers and took belongings from two workers.

Investigators said Snowball stole a birth certificate, cell phone and $20.

Throughout an investigation, Detectives identified the suspect as Snowball.

Authorities arrested the 17-year-old Friday.

Snowball was charged with burglary of building, a state jail felony.

A bond of $20,000 was set.