Two women have been arrested over the Christmas holiday for stealing groceries at a shopping center in Stockton, said the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.

The two separate incidents both occurred on Tuesday at the Safeway in Lincoln Center South.

The first occurred around 2:40 p.m. when 23-year-old Vanessa Martinez was caught stealing $300 worth of groceries and a couple of hours later, at 5:32 p.m., 32-year-old Fryda Bryan was caught stealing over $900 worth of items.

Both women have been book in the San Joaquin County Jail. Martinez was booked for burglary and Bryan for grand theft and outstanding traffic warrants.