People have long bemoaned the high price of oxtail meat, and it looks like authorities caught two men allegedly trying to take matters into their own hands!
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Police Accuse The Men Of Stealing Meat From At Least 4 Different Stores
A statement from the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office acknowledges that authorities in Harris County, Texas, arrested two men on Wednesday (Nov. 1) for allegedly coming up on a whopping FORTY-SIX packages of meat.
The suspects were identified as Jacob Trevino and Robert Stevenson. The press release says the matter unfolded after an officer “observed a large amount of un-bagged meat packages in the back seat of the vehicle” during a traffic stop.
Upon further investigation, authorities determined Trevino and Stevenson boosted the meat “from four different grocery stores totaling over $1,129.00.”
Constable Mark Herman is also quoted as declaring, “Jacob Trevino and Robert Stevenson were arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail, charged with Theft Aggregate.” Officials set their bond at $2,500.
Peep authorities’ upload on the matter down below.
#NOW: Sergeant Amaya with Constable Mark Herman’s Office has two suspect in custody following a traffic stop in the 29300 block of the Northwest Freeway.
The males were found to be in possession of multiple fresh meat packages stolen from different local stores.
Great work C4! pic.twitter.com/nSsAJtpkhG
— Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 (@Pct4Constable) November 1, 2023
People React To The Situation On Social Media: “They Popped The Oxtail Booster”
In addition to the matter making headlines, it also swiftly sparked buzz over on X (formerly known as Twitter).
From marveling over the specifics of the situation (the ankle monitor, the meat being laid out “like a narco bust,” etc.) to calling for the alleged thieves’ freedom, people got the conversation poppin’!
Check out what various users had to say about the situation online.
Boosting oxtails with a ankle monitor on is crazy to me 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/EgzXApGrha
— FLEA 🇭🇹 (@babyibeenajoint) November 2, 2023
Getting arrested for stealing 46 packages of oxtail is wild. That’s how you know the price of oxtail is outrageous 😭😂
— yuh favorite girl (@ImaniRay) November 3, 2023
Niggas was caught stealing oxtails n shit 😂 pic.twitter.com/nTjG31ONQa
— Sherwood Lovehead 𝕏 (@biczaddy) November 1, 2023
This might be $35,000 dollars worth of oxtail https://t.co/8rKxdbl6qt
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 2, 2023
Niggas gone get some TIME for them oxtails pic.twitter.com/URw6U4cInW
— Reeeeeeeeeal Badman (@SmooveSkywalker) November 2, 2023
Yall see this yet? Dudes got caught stealing Ox Tails in Houston. Bro probably told his folks Thanksgiving at his house 😭😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/5ks0dYR5DU
— Mr. Wholesomething (@footballguy82) November 2, 2023
This is a wild bust!! 😫😫😫 boosting oxtails? pic.twitter.com/L5n1UXPgSB
— 🦄 Popular Introvert 💫✨ (@MizzCreme) November 2, 2023
They popped the oxtail booster, runner aka the plug aka the neighborhood hero 😭🤦🏽♂️🤦🏽♂️ pic.twitter.com/Z7pq0CsM13
— 🝊 JUGÓ DÉ PLUTÖ (@deathjuice_) November 2, 2023
Oxtail on the hood like a narco bust is crazy https://t.co/A9ywD87E0T
— AT (@primediscussion) November 1, 2023
Have you seen the price of oxtails?
FREE ‘EM! https://t.co/xvZNhYeZ2N
— 🥀𝓣𝓲𝓪🥀 (@NoAverageJoint) November 2, 2023
What are your thoughts on the oxtail situation, Roomies?
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