Man Accused Of Stealing Smithfield Woman’s Dog Arrested

A man accused of stealing a Smithfield woman’s dog has been arrested. Joshua Ray Holt, 32, of the 4500 block of Highway 242 South, Dunn was arrested June 28th by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

Holt was charged with felony larceny of a dog and misdemeanor larceny. He was also served with a warrant for failing to appear in court for child support.

The 32 year-old victim reported to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office that Holt allegedly stole a Boston Terrier from her home on Highway 70 West.

Holt was held on a $5,000 bond on the theft charges. He was given an additional $5,039 bond on the child support warrant.