Suspect hits store twice, caught by worker

People's Market at 2010 North Main Street in Dayton (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is behind bars after reportedly stealing from at Dayton convenience store twice in one day.

Mug shot of Roger Lane (Montgomery County Jail Photo)
Mug shot of Roger Lane (Montgomery County Jail Photo)

Roger Lane, 53, was arrested on theft charges.

Police were called to the People’s Market located at 2010 North Main Street Saturday after 5:30 p.m.

According to police, surveillance video showed Lane shoving multiple white thermals down the front of his pants and leaving without paying for the merchandise.

Officers said he came back a couple hours later and picked up a box of mouse traps and shoved it in his jacket sleeve.

The store employee stopped Lane and the merchandise was recovered.

Lane was booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

He was also wanted on a warrant out of Huber Heights for failure to appear for a theft incident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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