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Tuesday Blotter: Band Member Attacks Host

At Skokie Patch we update our blotter daily.

Theft at Sephora

David T. Turner, 23, of the 700 block of 80th Street in Chicago, was charged with retail theft on Oct. 10. Turner was apprehended by security after they said they witnessed him select four bottles of cologne and attempt to leave the store without paying for the items. Police said Turner would later admit to police that he took the items. His court date is Oct. 20.

Band battery

A man was beaten by a band member that he hired to play at his wife’s 40th birthday party on Oct. 9, police said. According to the report, police responded to a battery compliant near Church Street and Kenneth Avenue. The victim told police he was pushed and punched in the face by the alleged singer. He would not tell police why he was attacked.

Meanwhile, the alleged attacker told police he struck the man because “he was all over me and wouldn’t leave me alone.” No charges were filed.

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Retail theft

Amanda Byron, 30, of the 2000 block of Glenview Road in Glenview, was charged with retail theft on Oct. 8. According to the report, security witnessed Byron allegedly select several items and conceal them in her purse via store cameras. Loss prevention added that they began watching Byron because they recognized her from previous thefts. Byron’s court date is Nov. 23.

Surprise airfare

A man came into the Skokie police station to report a deceptive practice on Oct. 11. According to the report, an unknown person charged two airline tickets to Bozeman, MT using his credit card. The victim added that he’s never been to Montana nor does he know anyone that lives there.

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