Texas man claims 'voodoo' made him steal $400 in stuff from Walmart, police say

A Texas man is blaming his shoplifting antics on "voodoo" after he was caught smuggling items out of a local Walmart in Texas on Thursday, according to Lufkin Police.

Joshua Allen Renfroe, 29, was arrested and booked into the Angelina County Jail on Class B misdemeanor theft charges between $100 to $750.

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Joshua Allen Renfroe, 29, was arrested and booked into the Angelina County Jail on Class B misdemeanor theft charges between $100 to $750. He told police the "voodoo" made him steal the items.

Joshua Allen Renfroe, 29, was arrested and booked into the Angelina County Jail on Class B misdemeanor theft charges between $100 to $750. He told police the "voodoo" made him steal the items. (Angelina County Jail)

According to the media report, Renfroe allegedly entered the Walmart store at 2500 Daniel McCall Drive at 4:36 p.m. on Thursday where he was caught attempting to smuggle the items in a plastic tote without paying.

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He told arresting police officers that "voodoo" made him steal nearly $400 worth of merchandise out of the store.

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The report said he also told police "voodoo" told him not to brush his teeth that same morning.

He was released from jail later on Thursday after posting a $1,500 bond, according to KTRE 9.