Tuesday Blotter: $4K Theft at Bloomingdales

The following arrest information was supplied by the Skokie Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. At Skokie Patch, we update our blotter daily.

Deceptive practice

A couple came into the Skokie police station to report a deceptive practice on Feb. 23. According to the report, someone used the couple’s credit card number to purchase more than a $100 worth of salon products from an Ulta in Nevada. The couple told police they’ve never been to Nevada.


About $1,600 in cash was reported stolen from a home in the 5100 block of Galitz Street on Feb. 22. It is unclear how the suspect(s) gained entry, the report said.

Hardcore pawn

Police responded to a disorderly conduct complaint at Plato’s Closet (a resale shop), 9300 Skokie Blvd., on Feb. 22. According to the report, a woman began cursing at a sales associate because she was unsatisfied with the amount of cash she was given for clothing she was trying to sell. The alleged suspect then became extremely loud and began cursing more, at which point the sales associate asked the suspect to leave. No charges were filed.

Punctured tired

Police responded to a criminal damage complaint in the 9000 block of Kostner Avenue on Feb. 22. According to the report, two vehicles had their driver’s side tires punctured.

Grab and go at Bloomingdales

Police responded to a theft at Bloomingdales in Old Orchard Mall on Feb. 17. According to the report, three black females – all about 20-years-of-age – selected 19 pairs of True Religion jeans and ran out the store. The combined value of the items was $4,053, the report said.

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Frank March 01, 2012 at 11:14 PM
No wonder the retail price of items is so high...we all have to pay for these on going thefts.
JustCami March 06, 2012 at 06:49 PM
@Frank, I absolutely agree with you.


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