Police: Cashier Failed To Charge Friends

SMITHFIELD – A 21 year-old woman has been charged with felony larceny after she reportedly failed to charge friends for merchandise at the checkout register at Walmart in Smithfield.

Obed Merari Antunez of Smithfield was arrested by Smithfield Police and held on a $2,500 bond.

On April 5, 2020, while working as a cashier at Walmart, Ms. Antunez allegedly failed to charge a friend for $32.67 in grocery items at her register.  A second incident was reported on May 12, 2020 where Antunez did not scan $9.94 in grocery merchandise.  In each case she scanned some of the items the customers were buying but not all the items.

The alleged thefts were reported to police on July 31st.