Staff Report

HARLINGEN — Two Harlingen residents have been arrested on charges they stole property from a car.

At approximately 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, detectives were conducting surveillance in the area of the 800 block of Sonesta Drive in response to a number of car burglaries that had happened the day before.

Police noticed a vehicle matching the description of the possible suspect vehicle was located in the area. The vehicle was stopped on the 1200 block of N. 77 Sunshine Strip. Lillian Renee Martinez, 23, and Jason Efrain Gloria, 21, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.

During the investigation, detectives say they recovered stolen property taken from a car on Monday.

Police said Martinez and Gloria were linked to the vehicle burglary case.