Man and woman arrested for filling up purses with stolen clothes

Alyssa Marie Davila // HPD

A man and a woman were arrested after stealing over a dozen clothing items from the JcPenney in Harlingen, according to Harlingen police.

Alyssa Marie Davila and Phillip Gilbert Vasquez walked into the store and placed 18 clothing items in their purses, according to authorities.

A Loss Prevention officer held them inside until police arrived.

They were booked at the city jail in Harlingen.

Davila was fined $564.00 for the Class C Misdemeanor, and Vasquez was fined $792.90.