On 7/26/19, CPD received a report of an active retail theft at the TJ Maxx, 100 Noble Blvd, within the Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland County, PA. The store reported a female stole numerous items and fled the area in a black Chevy HHR. An internal investigation by TJ Max revealed additional thefts by the same female. The female then attempted to return the items at the TJ Maxx in Mechanicsburg. The female was identified as Kathy Linn BOWER of Carlisle.
BOWER later admitted the theft to a CPD Detective. She was arrested for Felony retail theft and was arraigned. She was committed to Cumberland County Prison.