PD: Shoplifter arrested in Tempe may be linked to 22 other thefts

Posted: 1:07 PM, Sep 19, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-19 23:10:18Z

A woman arrested for shoplifting in Tempe is being investigated for more than 22 other thefts in Tempe, Chandler, and Gilbert.

Tempe police report that on September 12, they arrested 36-year-old Maribel Barrozo Osorio outside Arizona Mills Mall for shoplifting.

Police say they searched Osorio and her car and found items belonging to Victoria's Secret and Bath and Body Works.

Osorio also reportedly admitted to committing similar thefts three days earlier. Police say the total value of the items stolen is more than $1,500.

Police report Osorio is now also a suspect in more than 22 ongoing shoplifting investigations in Tempe, Chandler, and Gilbert.

She has been charged with shoplifting.

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