Pine Belt shoplifting suspect arrested in Louisiana

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Poplarville man wanted for several shoplifting incidents around the Hattiesburg and Jones County area is now in custody.

According to a police report, Richard Lee was arrested in Slidell, Louisiana while he was trying to steal items from Walmart. During the process, police said Lee assaulted an officer and fled the scene. He was later caught and arrested.
Lee faces several charges in Hattiesburg and Jones County. He will be extradited back to Mississippi.

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