Two men accused of stealing cigarettes from store

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Two men are caught after they allegedly stole a carton of cigarettes from a local convenience store.

Laredo Police arrested 28-year-old Roberto Alejandro Rodriguez and 28-year-old Fabian Vasquez.

The incident happened on January 24th when police received a theft report at a store located at the 7100 block of Bob Bullock Loop.

When officers arrived, the employee stated that two men walked into the store, asked to buy cigarettes and then walked out without paying.

Police say when the men fled in their car, some documents fell out which had Rodriguez’s name and information on it.

The case was turned over to the Crimes Against Property Division who were able to track down both Rodriguez and Vasquez and charged them with theft of property.