Mission mother jailed after lying about robbery
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:56:16 GMT —
A Mission mother is behind bars for theft and giving police false information about a robbery.
The alleged robbery happened at the Economy Drive Inn at 115 N. Conway Avenue.
According to authorities, Alyssa De La Garza told Mission police that a man wearing a ski mask robbed the drive in Tuesday at 10:30 p.m.
The alleged robber grabbed and slammed the 23-year-old TMs head into the cash register.
De La Garza told police that the man stole $1,382.
According to authorities, they looked at the store TMs surveillance footage and the alleged robber was not wearing a ski mask.
Mission police told Action 4 News they arrested De La Garza Thursday at 11:10 p.m. on 6803 N. Bentson Road.
Mission police charged the mother of three with theft and tampering with evidence.
A judge arraigned De La Garza Friday afternoon.
A bond of $60,000 was set for the 23-year-old.
Investigators are looking for a male suspect involved with the incident.