LIBERTY COUNTY, TX- On November 11, at around 6:30 p.m. Cleveland Police Officer Crisanto arrived at the Cleveland Walmart and met with a Loss Prevention employee who stated the following information for this report. Theft suspect Darryl Ray Woods, 60, tried to flee from the Walmart Loss Prevention office, but Officer Crisanto stopped him, grabbing him by his arms. CPD Officer Scott arrived at the location and found Officer Crisanto was struggling to detain Darryl Woods. Scott provided assistance and they placed Woods in hand restraints and placed him inside a marked patrol unit.
The Walmart Loss Prevention Staff member said he saw a man in the watch station selecting three watches, and then selecting a backpack from the shelf. He said Woods then proceeded to men’s wear, and began concealing the items, tearing the tag off of the backpack. Woods then selected a pair of jeans and a shirt, shoes, gloves, and bike lights. Woods concealed the gloves in the backpack and the bike lights in his hoodie pockets. He then proceeded to the grocery side of the store, and walked through the self-check without attempting to pay for the items.
Darryl Woods, 60, of Houston is charged with state jail felony Theft of Property, less than $2,500, with two or more previous convictions. Cleveland Municipal Court Judge R. Fuller set Woods’ bond at $10,000. He was transported and booked into the Liberty County Jail.