A woman recently released from state prison on shoplifting charges was caught stealing from more central Pennsylvania stores to repay drug debts, authorities said. Lancaster County prosecutors said 52-year-old Kathleen E. Moore, of Lititz, robbed three stores on January 4, including one which she’d stolen from before going to prison.
Moore took about $900 worth of merchandise from Walgreens, Giant and Weis Markets in Lancaster and Manheim townships, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office. This was the second time she targeted the Weis on Millersville Pike, authorities said.
Surveillance cameras caught Moore leaving the stores without paying, prosecutors said. Police said they recognized her from past investigations. Moore was sentenced to 3 to 12 years in prison in 2017, authorities said. She’d recently been paroled when she was caught in January. She pleaded guilty to the latest shoplifting charges, and in exchange received a four-and-a-half to 10-year prison sentence… PennLive