NEWS RELEASE: Cigarette Thief Captured
ARRESTED: Justin Williams, 27 (Source: Gregg County Jail)
A Longview man has been arrested for allegedly stealing approximately $1,200 worth of cigarettes from a Marshall business. On May 24, after 6 p.m., a man walked into the Dollar General in the 600 block of East End Blvd. South and took about 20 cartons of cigarettes. The suspect then left the store without paying.
The man was later identified as 27-year-old Justin Williams and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Williams was arrested by Longview Police on Tuesday, June 6 and was booked into the Gregg County Jail where he is charged with theft of less than $2,500 for his alleged role in the Marshall case. Williams is also a suspect in several other theft cases in neighboring cities.
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Marshall Police Department