'Park Girl' Due Back in Court on Theft Charge

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HARLINGEN -  A woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her customers is due back in court Monday.

The trial for Jo Leigh Ares, also known as the Park Girl, was reset for this month back in March. Ares is charged with theft of property and "securing the execution of documents by deceit."

She's accused of stealing from at least six victims who tried to buy homes from her mobile home business. The thefts allegedly happened in 2011.

Ares reportedly pocketed between $100,000 and $200,000.

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