A 52 year-old man released from prison in December 2018 after serving time for several Wayne County car break-ins is back behind bars.
Wednesday night, Smithfield Police responded to a reported shoplifting at the Dollar General at 429 W. Market Street. Police said the suspect, Antonion Demorris McDuffie of Goldsboro, attempted to steal a wallet and Tide pods valued at $29.55. He was arrested at the scene.
McDuffie was charged with felonious habitual larceny and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. McDuffie was transported to the Johnston County Jail and held under a $20,000 secure bond.