Memphis Police officer charged with retail theft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a Memphis Police officer at a department store and charged her with theft.

The department identified the suspect as 33-year-old Officer Quattarra Gardner, who has been on the police force since 2003 and is assigned to the Union Station.

A police spokeswoman said Gardner is accused of entering a dressing room at Macy's in Germantown on Thursday and concealing over $700 worth of merchandise in a diaper bag and garment bag.

She was charged with theft over $500 and was suspended with pay, pending the outcome of the charge.

There was no immediate indication whether Garner had an attorney.

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