Area Woman Caught Wearing Stolen Clothing Waives Hearing

WINSLOW TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Falls Creek woman who was caught wearing clothing stolen during an incident in Winslow Township waived her hearing in court on Tuesday.

Court documents indicate the following charge against 25-year-old Karlee Rae Shipley was waived for court on September 28:

– Receiving Stolen Property, Misdemeanor 3

The charge has been transferred to the Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas.

Shipley remains free on $5,000.00 unsecured bail.

The charge stems from an incident in Winslow Township in July.

Details of the case:

According to a criminal complaint, around 1:07 p.m. on July 14, DuBois-based State Police received a call from a known victim who reported that items were stolen from a store in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.

Police were then able to obtain information from the store, including the license plate number and description of the vehicle used in the crime, a red Kia Rio, as well as video footage of two females taking items from the store.

According to the complaint, police then found the vehicle from the incident in Reynoldsville Borough and conducted a traffic stop.

Police observed the driver of the vehicle, identified as Karlee Rae Shipley, matched the description of one of the females from the incident but was wearing different clothing, the complaint states.

It was then discovered the clothing Shipley was wearing were items that had been stolen from the victim, according to the complaint.

The complaint notes Shipley was able to change into her original clothing and surrendered the stolen clothing as evidence.

The charge was filed against Shipley through Magisterial District Judge David B. Inzana’s office on August 11.


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