Police: Suspect stole shoes, returned them with “biological evidence” inside

Kenneth Webster Johnson (Photo: Henrico Police)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police have arrested a man wanting for stealing women’s shoes and returning them later with “biological evidence” in them.

Beginning in September 2015, Henrico Police say they received four documented incidents of women’s shoes being taken from porches of residences in the Monument Avenue corridor. The incidents occurred overnight and the shoes were returned within a few days, containing “biological evidence,” according to authorities.

The suspect was identified as 31-year-old Kenneth Webster Johnson III. He was charged with four counts of unlawful removal of property, four counts of destruction of property, two counts of attempted larceny and one count of larceny.

Johnson is a math teacher at Varina High School, Henrico County Public Schools spokesman Andy Jenks confirmed to 8News. Johnson has been placed on administrative leave.

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