Michael Marrougi, 19, of Skokie, and Moustafa Abdel-Salal, 23, of Chicago, were charged with felony theft, and Abdel-Salal was also charged with making a false police report, on Oct. 21. Morton
Grove police said they staged a fake armed robbery at the Arguila Hookah
Lounge at 6323 Dempster.
Abdel-Salal, the manager, reported being robbed at knifepoint as he closed the Hookah Lounge for the night, according to the report. Marrougi, based on a general description, was stopped by a Morton Grove officer and found to be in possession of the property reported stolen. The two eventually admitted to staging the robbery so they could split the money taken from the business, police said. Marrougi was charged with felony theft while Abdel-Salal was charged with felony theft and felony disorderly conduct for making a false report. Their court date is scheduled for Dec. 2 at the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts.
Roshonda R. Wallace, 32, of Cicero, was arrested for a DuPage County warrant on Oct. 20 at 7234 Dempster Street. Court date is unknown, and will be held in DuPage County.
Beribak Jovana, 27, of Chicago was charged with retail theft Oct. 19 at 7250 Dempster for stealing a hair dryer, a makeup bag, and a nightstand from TJ Maxx, according to the report. Court date is scheduled for 11/25/13.
Larrane M. Siebel, 38, of Skokie, who was previously banned from Menards’ property, was arrested on Oct. 13 for criminal trespass. Court date is scheduled for 12/12/13.
In a theft case Oct. 13 in the 9300 block of Harlem, unknown offender(s) stole a bicycle from the front lawn of a house.
In a burglary to vehicle case Oct. 13 in the 5800 block of Lyons, unknown offender(s) broke a window and stole multiple items.
In a criminal damage to property case Oct. 12 in the 8100 block of Long, unknown offender(s) slashed the tires of the victim’s vehicle.
In a criminal damage to property case Oct. 12 in the 5400 block of Keeney, unknown offender(s) slashed the tires of the victim’s vehicle.
In a criminal damage to property case Oct. 12 in the 5400 block of Reba, unknown offender(s) slashed the tires of the victim’s vehicle.