Three charged, one cited in theft of $3,000 worth of items from Belk
By Shavonne Walker
SALISBURY — Salisbury police charged three people and cited one other Thursday night after a Belk store loss prevention officer said he caught them on camera concealing items from the fragrance and intimate apparel departments in a child’s stroller.
The four were stopped just outside the store, at 1455 Klumac Road.
Police charged three people with felony preventing the activation of and anti-shoplifting device and felony larceny. They are:
• Amanda Barahona, 21, of the 1000 block of Lakewood Drive.
• Santiago Reyes Jr., also known as Geovanni, 19, of the 300 block of Hallmark Circle.
• Yefry Corporan-Perez, 20, of the 1000 block of Lakewood Drive.
Susan Barahona was issued a citation for misdemeanor larceny.
Police said the adults removed anti-shoplifting devices and put the items, valued at more than $3,000 in a child’s stroller. They had a 2-year-old and a 3-week-old baby with them.
Barahona, Corporan-Perez and Reyes remain in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond each.
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