Lykens woman charged in price-tag swapping scheme at Goodwill


Bonnie Askins

A Lykens woman was arrested Saturday at a Goodwill store after she swapped price tags to get a better deal. Bonnie Lee Askins, 65, was arrested for retail theft after she was caught switching  tags on various items at the store along the 1100 block of Hummel Avenue in Lemoyne.

Employees recognized Askins and two others as suspects stemming from a Dec. 28th retail theft at the store, according to police reports. .

Askins admitted to swapping the tags and told officers that her husband and daughter were not involved.

Askins was booked into the Cumberland County Prison and later released.