Police: Shoplifting Suspect Stole From 5 Businesses

Smithfield Police have arrested a man for stealing clothing items from five businesses.  The thefts all happened September 24th on Outlet Center Drive.

Derrick Hakim Johnson, 54, of Greenville, NC is accused of stealing shirts, pants and jackets totaling $586.38 from Tommy Hilfiger, Timberland Outlet, Levi’s Outlet, Nike Factory Outlet and the Champion Outlet.

Johnson had already left before Smithfield officers arrived around 5:15pm last Thursday but he was located and detained by Selma Police.

Johnson was charged with one felony and four misdemeanor counts of larceny.  He was given a $15,000 bond. The stolen merchandise was located inside a vehicle and returned to the stores.