Employee accused of stealing from Walmart

A man who worked at Walmart has been accused of stealing from the store, according to a news advisory released by the Aberdeen Police Department.

Kobe McDuffie, 24, of Raeford, was arrested and placed at the Moore County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond for charges out of Aberdeen and an additional $10,000 secured bond for outstanding warrants from Lee County.

“Patrol Officers with the Aberdeen Police Department responded to Walmart, in reference to a larceny by employee investigation,” said Aberdeen Police Department on Monday. “The business reported that an employee, identified as McDuffie, stole several hundred dollars’ worth of items, while at work, on April 11, 2024 and April 12, 2024. Throughout the course of the investigation, officers obtained statements and reviewed video surveillance, to verify the crime had occurred. On April 13, 2024, officers took McDuffie into custody, where they located Fentanyl, a Schedule Il Controlled Substance, on his person. McDuffie also had outstanding Felony warrants out of Lee County, at the time of his arrest.”

He is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Photo via Aberdeen Police Department. 

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