Hard to Believe This Elaborate Heist Failed
A woman from Round Lake Beach was charged with retail theft and reckless driving after she left a JC Penney without paying for $169 in clothing, struck a vehicle with her car and nearly hit several pedestrians while attempting to flee.
Candy-Powered Cars Are the Future!
A Chicago man was charged with disorderly conduct after he placed a candy bar in his ex-girlfriend's gas tank.
Caught Red Handed With Matching Eye Shadow
A Prospect Heights woman was charged with retail theft at Golf Mill Mall after a security agent observed her taking cosmetics and makeup from a store display, putting them into her purse and exiting the store without paying. Security recovered 28 items worth $425 on the scene.
Tobacco Withdrawal at its Finest
A man stole 10 boxes of NicoDerm gum and patches, along with eight boxes of teeth whitening strips valued at a total of $874 from an Arlington Heights Jewel-Osco.
It's Unclear if the Location Also Serves People Food or Other Human Stuff
A woman reported losing her wallet at an unknown location in Evanston that serves adult beverages. She reported it at the station for informational purposes only.
Wendy's Ex-boyfriend Hasn't Changed
A Wendy’s employee reported a customer became irate and threw his bag of food at the drive-thru window, but left before police arrived.