Monday, November 5, 2012
Two woman are alleged to have stolen more than $11,000 worth of designer coats from Bloomingdale's in Old Orchard Mall, police said.
More than $11,000 of Moncler designer coats were reported stolen from Bloomingdale's in Old Orchard Mall on Oct. 29, police said. Five of the coats were valued at $1,295 each with another five valued at $975 each. The subjects were able to flee the store before being apprehended, the report stated. They were described as two black females, about 17-years-of age, both weighing about 130-pounds. One was wearing a black jacket while the other wore a Northface jacket, the report stated. According to the report, the two fled in what was described as a 1989 Maroon Mercury Grand Marquis. However, store employees were able to provide police with a license plate number of a vehicle the alleged offenders fled with, the report said. No arrests have …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Skokie police were able to chase down two teens who are alleged to have stolen items from parked cars near Old Orchard Junior High on July 13. Officers were notified via an "observant citizen."
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Officers responded to a report of four teens attempting to gain entry into unlocked vehicles in the 9300 block of Kenton Avenue on July 13 around 2 a.m. When police arrived they attempted to stop the juveniles, but the alleged suspects fled on foot, according to police. After a brief foot-chase, police were able to apprehend two of the four culprits. One of the juvenile offenders dropped a sock that contained items that were recently stolen from a vehicle, according to police. The items included a GPS device, two cell phone chargers, an electric razor, a pocket tool and $2 in cash, police said. The two juvenile suspects were transported to Skokie Police Headquarters for further investigation. Skokie Police were alerted to the juveniles by…
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 …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
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.
Fake Check? The Skokie Currency Exchange said it will file a complaint following a counterfeit check incident that occurred on March 26 and was reported on April 12. A customer came to exchange a cashier's check for $1,540. The check was reviewed by several authorities and deemed to be counterfeit. Sister's Shattered Car A brother reported that the back window to his sister's 2005 red Toyota Corolla had been damaged between April 5 and April 12. He said the car had been fine when he visited last week and had occurred between visits. Trident Strikes Again. . . The northwest brick wall of a building in the 4600 block of Oakton had been vandalized between April 11 at 4:30 p.m. and April 12 at 8 a.m. A five-point crown, a downward pointing …