McAllen suspect jailed in Pasadena diamond theft
— reported by the Houston Chronicle
A McAllen man remains jailed today after Pasadena police say he stole a 1.5-carat diamond valued at more than $4,000.
Juan Pablo Eguia, 57, also is charged with a similar case in Baytown. Authorities believe Eguia may have stolen other diamonds in the Houston area.
Vance Mitchell, a spokesman for Pasadena police, said Eguia was arrested Wednesday and is being held in the Harris County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bond.