Police in Caruthersville took a suspected shoplifter into custody on Monday. The suspect was identified as 19 year-old Clintrick Johnson. He was taken into custody, and is currently being held in the Pemiscot County Justice Center where formal charges for shoplifting are pending. Officers said they responded to Hays Grocery in reference to a shoplifter. Police spoke to an assistant manager who pointed to a male who was seated on a bench in front of the store. The male was identified as Johnson. Police said when they made contact with Johnson he was still in possession of the stolen items.