An employee of a retail store in the 8000 block of Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, told police a man in his 20s entered the store, selected 39 boxes of allergy medication, and left without paying. Another customer had witnessed the theft and told the employee, but the witness left before police arrived. A manager said he would retrieve the security video, which was not immediately available.
Man charged with DUI
Francisco Vitela of West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, was charged with DUI after police saw him swerving while driving on Howard Street near Caldwell Avenue, Niles. He failed field sobriety tests. His court date is Oct. 3 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts.
Information is taken from Niles police reports. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.