Police Catch, Charge 18-Year-Old For Home Burglary Sept. 3
The resident walked in and the suspect fled, but police located him. An arrest is merely an accusation, not evidence of a conviction.Posted by Pam DeFiglio (Editor) , September 06, 2013 at 03:37 PMThis section is supported by our sponsor. Comment Recommend Leo Edwards was charged with residential burglary. Photo: Courtesy of Skokie Police.---
Leo H. Edwards, 18, of the 7900 block of Caldwell in Niles, was charged with one count of felony residential burglary for an incident in Skokie.
In a statement, Skokie police said the incident took place on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at approximately 2 p.m. Skokie police officers responded to the 9000 block of Skokie Blvd. for a report of a male offender who had entered a residence and removed electronics.
Once the victim walked in on the offender, he fled via the front door. After the victim contacted the police, it was determined that an iPod and charging cord had been removed from the home. Skokie officers patrolling the area were able to quickly locate a suspect matching the description provided by the victim. The iPod and charging cord were also found in the suspect’s possession.
Teamwork between the Skokie Police Department and the Skokie community resulted in this apprehension and recovery of stolen property.Stay informed. Sign up to get Niles and Morton Grove news in a free daily email from Patch
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