UPDATE: Warrant has been served to Karen M. French.
The NLCRPD filed charges of Theft by Deception against KAREN MAE FRENCH, age 60 of Lewistown, PA after she was reported to have written a check to Witman Auctioneers Inc. on March 17, 2017 in the amount of $3,016.75 on a closed account. After numerous failed attempts by the auction company to obtain the funds from FRENCH, they reported the incident to police. A lengthy investigation was conducted by NLCRPD resulting in the above charges. A warrant has been issued for her arrest.