Thursday, March 28, 2013
He made a series of 10 fraudulent returns. An arrest is only an accusation, not evidence of a conviction.
Jimmy A. Pappas, 22, of Morton Grove was charged March 24 with a Class 4 felony count of retail theft. A security agent at a store in the 7200 block of Dempster told police he had video of Pappas making 10 fraudulent returns from late February through March 20, receiving a total of $1,904.86 in cash from the store, according to the police report. A Cook County Assistant State's Attorney approved the felony charge. Pappas' court date is April 1 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts. Man takes off with more expensive model than the one he paid for Employees at a store in the 9600 block of Greenwood told police a 46-year-old man came in to consider exchanging his walker, which he had purchased from them two weeks ago, for a more …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Police said the two women put a garbage can, which was packaged in a cardboard box, into their shopping cart, then hid other merchandise inside it and paid only for the garbage can.
Mia S. Morrison, 43, of West Adams Street, Chicago, and Tamika Spann, of Melvina Street, Chicago, were charged with Class 3 felony retail theft Dec. 17 after security agents at a Golf Mill Shopping Center store observed them trying to remove merchandise without paying for it, police said. Security agents saw the women select merchandise and place it in their shopping cart, then transfer the items into another piece of merchandise, which was a garbage can packaged in a cardboard box, according to the report. Spann went out to a 2008 Jeep in the parking lot, according to the report, and placed a gray and green hoodie, which she had concealed in her purse, into the passenger compartment. Then she returned to the store to try to find her …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Police found drugs in a white Lexus belonging to one of them, according to a police report. An arrest is merely an accusation, not evidence of a conviction.
Monique Triplett, 39, of North East River Road, Chicago,was charged with felony retail theft and Monika Schneider, 24, of Des Plaines, was charged with retail theft, possession of cannabis under 2.5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident Sept. 25 just before 3 p.m. at a Golf Mill Shopping Center store. Police arrived on the scene after being notified that three suspects were being watched for shoplifing. On arrival, they were told one suspect, a 19-year-old male, had left the store and was sitting in a white Lexus parked near the store doors. He told police he was waiting for his girlfriend to exchange shoes inside the store. Police said they noticed an odor of burnt cannabis coming from the car's interior, and the …
Friday, May 25, 2012
One man paid for a lawnmower, took it to the parking lot and handed the receipt to a second man, who headed for the lawnmower section.
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Friday, May 25, 2012
Gerald Payne, 48, of West 87th Street, Chicago, was charged with Class 3 felony retail theft regarding a lawnmower. Because of a spate of fraudulent returns of lawnmowers, a security agent was watching a man purchase a $499 Honda lawnmower from a home improvement store in the 8600 block of Dempster Street on May 18 just before 2:15 p.m. The security guard saw the man take the lawnmower to the parking lot, load it into his vehicle and hand the receipt to another man, later identified as Payne, police said. Payne brought the receipt into the store, selected the identical model lawnmower from the sales floor and, according to the report, wheeled it through the cashier line displaying the receipt and advising the cashier the lawnmower was …