Friday, June 29, 2012
Two men led police on a chase through Skokie and Evanston after allegedly stealing a 99-cent bottle of Lipton Iced Tea on Wednesday. The pair would later tell police they took the drink because the clerk didn't have change.
A Lincolnwood man, who allegedly stole a 99-cent Lipton Iced Tea, caused a 'brisk' police chase through Skokie and Evanston on Wednesday around 1 a.m. Bahroze Hussain, 20, entered BP gas station, 3301 Dempster St., with friend Ricardo Matthews to purchase a drink. But when the clerk told the pair he didn't have change for a $20 bill, the duo decided to leave without paying. A Skokie squad car happened to be outside the gas station as the two exited the store. According to police, the clerk ran out and began yelling to police that Hussain and Matthews had stolen something from inside. The two men got in their car and headed east on Dempster Street toward Evanston. According to the report, the vehicle exited the parking lot "at a high rate …
Friday, June 8, 2012
A man wanted for armed robbery in McHenry County led police on a chase from Skokie to Winnetka. He was stopped in a parking garage after a short foot chase.
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Friday, June 8, 2012
A suspect in an armed robbery in McHenry County led police on a high-speed chase from Skokie to Winnetka Friday morning, police said. The chase ended in his arrest and there were no accidents or injuries. The man was spotted in Skokie and fled. He was pursued by police who put out a call that there was a police chase happening northbound on the Edens, Winnetka Police Chief Patrick Kreis said. He did not know the man's name or the details of the robbery he is wanted for. The man exited the highway at Lake Avenue in Wilmette and then headed north via Ridge, Church and Green Bay roads in Winnetka, Kreis said. The man then drove into the two-story parking garage at Green Bay Road and Merril Street and drove to the lower level. "There's one way…
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Crystal Perez was charged April 13 with kidnapping and hijacking.
Updated at 3:00 p.m., April 14 The surviving offender of a March 30 carjacking and kidnapping that left one person dead and another injured was charged April 13, according to Glenview Police officials. Following a police investigation, Crystal Perez, of Park Drive in Glenview, was implicated in the carjacking of a man at knife point, police said yesterday afternoon. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has approved the charges—one count of aggravated kidnapping and one county of aggravated vehicular hijacking—according to a news release. Initially, police did not anticipate any charges would be made but after an investigation that revealed several holes in Perez's interview following the incident, things took a different direction, …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Thursday March 31.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: NEW DETAILS: Carjacking Ends in Fatal Crash, Police Release Dead Man's Name. Loyola Freshman Proves 3-Point Marksman at Showdown. Northwestern Students 'Cage Match' for Charity
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Wednesday March 30.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: Early Morning Police Chase Leaves One Dead, Another Injured. Man Indicted In Winnetka, Skokie Armed Bank Robberies. Police Blotter March 29: Vandal Throws Brick Through Mosque Window. Early Voting Continues Through Thursday 5 p.m. Marketing Students Create Sandwich for Capt'n Nemo's Menu.
Friday, January 28, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Friday, Jan. 28.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Rapoport Pleads Not Guilty for Christmas Murder Offender Identified in Subway Robbery/ Carjacking Incident Hands-Free Cell Phone Law Begins June 1 Max and Benny's: A Family Affair For 25 Years Glencoe Teens Cut Loose (Footloose) on Stage
Thursday, January 27, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Thursday, Jan. 27.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Owen Wilson Look-Alike Wanted in Coupon Fraud Skokie Police Assist in High-Speed Taxi Chase Morton Grove Police Spot Runaway Taxi; Jumpstart High-Speed Chase Police Blotter: Green Bay Packer's Flag Burned, 150K Coin Collection Missing H.S. Hoop Rivals Team Up at Madison