Man Who Allegedly Stole Two Cars and Left on Tracks to Make Second Court Appearance
Vehicles were hit by Metra trains at the same intersection twice in a week.
The second court date for a man who allegedly left two cars on Des Plaines train tracks last year is Feb. 29 at Skokie courthouse, Journal and Topics Newspapers reported. It will be a status hearing.
Kenneth Cooper, 19, of Niles, was held on three counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, aggravated battery, fleeing and eluding, and theft. For the story, visit Journal and Topics’ website.
He was charged by Niles police.
When Mike Kozak, acting Des Plaines police chief, was asked if Cooper said why he did it, he said, “He’s a thrill-seeker.” For the story, visit CBS Chicago’s website.
A trial date has not been set.
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