Three charged, one cited in theft of $3,000 worth of items from Belk

Published 11:26 am Friday, March 22, 2019

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.