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Two women charged in Carlisle burglaries

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The two women charged in Carlisle burglaries over the weekend face more charges, according to Carlisle police.

Police said Jamie N. Bowers and Dezerea L. Whistler are also charged with theft and access device fraud.

Police say they were alerted to the theft of a wallet at a business as 5 p.m. Feb. 28 in the first block of West Pomfret Street. An employee reported that her wallet was taken while she was working, and that the credit card inside the wallet was used to make several unauthorized purchases.

Officers say it was found that Bowers had taken the wallet and credit card, and Bowers and Whistler then used the card at three businesses, charging a total of $2,754.27 to the account.

Police say they also discovered that 13 sterling silver necklaces were taken from the business, worth $369. The necklaces were later recovered.


Posted earlier on Cumberlink:

Two Carlisle women were charged with burglary after incidents that occurred at three businesses on Saturday, according to Carlisle Police.

Police say Jamie N. Bowers, 31, and Dezerea L. Whistler, 23, both of Carlisle, were charged with burglary, attempted burglary, theft and criminal mischief at 12:01 a.m. Sunday.

According to police, between 12:45 and 2:40 a.m. Saturday, three businesses within the borough were burglarized, with more than $800 stolen.

Officers responded to a report of a broken window in 500 block of West High Street. Police say that someone had broken into the business overnight by throwing a large rock through the window, and grabbed a cash bag and register with an undisclosed amount of money.

The other burglaries occurred in the 100 block of South Hanover Street and the first block of West Willow Street, according to police.

Bowers and Whistler were arrested on unrelated charges on Sunday. Both were interviewed with regards to the burglaries, and police say both women admitted to being involved with the burglaries.

Both were taken to the Cumberland County Jail with bail set at $15,000. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for both woman on March 21 at 2:30 p.m.

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