Ex-Hotel Clerk Charged With Embezzlement

SMITHFIELD – A former front desk clerk at a Smithfield hotel has been arrested on embezzlement charges.   Brian Leon Roberson, 44, of Martin Street, Smithfield was arrested at work on November 26, 2021.

According to reports, police were dispatched Friday night to the Comfort Inn at 170 S. Equity Drive.  Officers said a manager discovered Roberson had allegedly rented two rooms for $75 each and kept the money. 

Roberson was given a $5,000 secured bond.