Suspected thief arrested after he's caught on camera...twice | Crime
If you’re going to steal someone’s credit card and use it to buy a bunch of stuff, try to avoid stores with surveillance cameras.
Investigators say an Izard County man didn’t follow that piece of advice and now he’s in jail.
Kenton Johnson, 50, of Pineville was arrested Monday on a Marion County felony warrant for commercial burglary, theft of property and shoplifting.
Sheriff’s investigators say Johnson and another person were captured on camera stealing items from several Yellville stores, as well as an employee’s purse.
He and the other subject were then captured on surveillance video using a credit card stolen from the purse at various locations in Harrison, according to an email from the sheriff’s department.
Johnson is currently being held in lieu of $25,000 bond awaiting his first appearance in Marion County Circuit Court on April 24.
According to Nathan Rogers, criminal investigator for the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, the matter is still under investigation and an additional arrest is expected.
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