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.