An apparent cookie caper in Austin has led to theft charges against two men stopped with a trailer packed with $18,000 worth of treats.
Investigators believe the trailer was stolen from a Pepperidge Farm distribution business.
Austin police on Jan. 3 stopped a truck and trailer for a turn signal traffic violation. The men allegedly said they were hauling motorcycle parts and scrap items, but were unable to open the locked trailer.
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Travis County jail records show Joshua Paul Schoen was being held Friday on charges of theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle and possession of a controlled substance. No attorney was listed for Schoen, whose bond was $138,000.
Gustavo R. Banda also faces a charge of failure to identify himself. Online records didn't list him in custody Friday.