Thank you for visiting The Pennsylvania Chronicle. Please share your comments below and visit the Pennsylvania Chronicle Facebook and Twitter social media accounts.
Police in Carlisle are thanking an observant tip which led to charges in a felony retail theft case that happened at the Wal-Mart in the borough saying, “Carlisle Police wish to that the anonymous tipster for their attention to detail. This case is a perfect example of how important the public is to the Police.”
Authorities say November 23, 2017 at about 3AM hours, a retail theft of $1167 worth of electronic and clothing merchandise was taken from the Carlisle Walmart. An anonymous tipster advised Walmart employees of suspicious activity and provided a license plate of a vehicle according to police.
Walmart staff later called Carlisle Police. Walmart Loss Prevention and Carlisle Patrol Officers determined a female and a male were involved in the theft and left the Walmart in a red Chevy according to authorities. Police say their investigation showed the actors to be Ashley Lauren Karpovich of Minersville, PA.
A warrant was issued for Karpovich who was later arrested at the Schuylkill County Prison. A warrant has been issued for John Daniel Butz who is currently in the Lancaster County Prison on additional warrants and parole violations.