Temple, Texas woman arrested after H-E-B beef heist

A viral online video confirmed a single of the ladies loading a cart complete of beef into her trunk though an worker tried using to stop her.

TEMPLE, Texas — Police have arrested 40-yr-old Latonya Marchea Brooks in her alleged involvement in the theft of more than $2,000 in meat from a neighborhood H-E-B in Temple very last month, according to police.

Her accomplice 53-calendar year-old Latonya Thomas continues to be at huge, in accordance to police.

Around 3:30 p.m. on April 15, both women allegedly took meat from the H-E-B in the 3000 block of South 31st Road. A retailer employee claimed they noticed them leaving with a significant amount of money of unpaid meat in a browsing cart and experimented with to cease them, but they had been equipped to acquire the cart absent and load the meat into their car. 

6 News acquired movie of the alleged second past April, which shows a single of the females throwing hundreds of meat into a vehicle trunk. The woman proceeds to chuck meat into her vehicle, inspite of the employee’s protests, the online video reveals down below.

Presently, Brooks has been booked in the Bell County Jail with a bond established at $2,000. She is struggling with six counts of theft and a person depend of failure to discover fugitive intent, according to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department. 

 If you have any information on the whereabouts of Latonya Thomas, make sure you get hold of the Temple Law enforcement Division at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477, where by callers can report anonymously.