Two charged with organized crime for stolen Tide Pods, curtain r

Two charged with organized crime for stolen Tide Pods, curtain rod

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Kelly McGaha, 48 Kelly McGaha, 48
Jason Hopkins, 40 Jason Hopkins, 40
LUBBOCK, Texas -

Two men were arrested Wednesday accused of stealing a curtain rod and Tide Pods from a Family Dollar Store.

Kelly McGaha, 48, and Jason Hopkins, 40, are both charged with organized crime and robbery. Police report two others suspects were involved but have not been arrested or identified. 

An employee told police they saw McGaha trying to leave with a large concealed item. The employee confronted him when McGaha grabbed the curtain rod out of the employee's hands and advanced towards the employee aggressively, according to the police report. The Tide Pods then fell out of McGaha's pants. 

An employee told police the group then left the store with additional stolen items. Officers later arrested Hopkins and McGaha. 

They're both held on $7,500 bonds. 

 

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