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2 men arrested in connection to jewelry heist
By: Jamel Valencia
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Two Las Cruces men are behind bars, and according to police the two engagement rings they allegedly stole are missing.
Police officers on Thursday responded to the Kohl's department store at 2500 N. Triviz Street in reference to a shoplifting call.
When they arrived they discovered Eric Serna, 24, and David Angel Aguilar, 19, had gotten away with two engagement rings. One isvalued at $9,000 while the second is worth $3,500.
Police were given the description of the car. Serna and Aguilar were spotted in the SUV and were placed under arrest.
Both face shoplifting charges.
Police said the rings were never recovered.
Serna and Aguilar were booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center with cash-only bonds set at $15,000 each.