A 28-year-old Sulphur Springs man was was accused Sunday morning of stealing a drill from Walmart.
Officers were reportedly dispatched at 7:25 a.m. to the South Broadway Street store to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, the suspect was alleged to have fled in a gray vehicle.
Officers located a gray Chevrolet Malibu on Mockingbird Lane at East Shannon Road and initiated a traffic stop. The allegedly stolen merchandise, a 20 volt drill, was found in the car.
Consequently, Kerry Renaldore Duffey Jr. was taken into custody for theft; he had at least two prior theft convictions, resulting in the charge being enhanced to a felony offense, Sulphur Springs Police Officer Adrian Pruitt alleged in arrest reports.
Duffey remained in the county jail Monday; bond was set at $2,000 on the theft charge, according to jail reports.
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