Walmart Employee Charged With Theft

A clerk at the Walmart store in Smithfield was arrested Sunday night a short time after her shift had ended.

Smithfield Police said 22 year-old Katlin Nicole Oden of Melvin Court, Smithfield had gotten off of work and prior to leaving Walmart went through the self checkout lane.  She allegedly failed to ring up $145.05 in food items.  Oden was stopped before she could leave the business and police were notified.

Officers responded and following an investigation charged Oden with felonious larceny by an employee.  She was released on a $1,000 bond.

The food items were returned to Walmart.