On 10/1/2019 at about 6:30pm, Carlisle Police officers were dispatched for a reported retail theft to TJ Maxx, located at 100 Noble BV in the Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland County PA.
Upon arrival at the store, officers met with loss prevention and store management and conducted an investigation into the theft. Loss prevention reported that the suspect had been observed concealing 5 items totaling $58.95 and then left the store without paying for any of the items. The suspect, John Smith, was placed under arrest and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. As Smith has several prior retail theft convictions, the charge for this event in graded as a Felony. Smith will be scheduled for a preliminary hearing at MDJ Birbeck's office at a later date.