Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, PA — Lower Merion Police arrested and charged a woman for theft a Carter's in Bala Cynwyd on January 3, 2019, according to police reports.
Nadine Morrison, 34, of 3900 Ford Road in Philadelphia, was stopped by police officers while on the scene. She has been charged with multiple misdemeanor first degree counts including retail theft and receiving stolen property.
Police said that they were called at 4:45 PM on January 3 and when they arrived at the store they viewed video surveillance that showed Morrison taking and hiding store merchandise.
Police allege that she then attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise.
The LMPD stopped Morrison from leaving the store, they said, and arrested her on the scene.
After being advised of her rights, she was handcuffed and transported to the Lower Merion Public Safety Building, which houses the police on Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore, PA.
Morrison was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Karen Eisner Zucker using secure video telecommunications. Morrison is next scheduled to appear on February 19, before Zucker.
If convicted of the charges, Morrison faces up to a maximum of 10 years in prison and fines of up to $20,000.
She was released after posting $2500 via signature bond. A signature bond is common in cases where a defendant has no prior criminal history, is not considered a flight risk, and has committed a minor or non-violent misdemeanor crime.
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