One other man charged with current robberies in Lakeview, North Heart

Denard Ross | CPD

A Chicago man was charged Thursday with committing two robberies on the North Facet in October — one in Lakeview and the opposite in North Heart. 

Prosecutors stated Denard Ross, 20, robbed a lady by himself on October 13 and was one in all three males who tried to rob a Wrigleyville resident six days later.

Within the first case, a 26-year-old lady advised police she slowed right down to let a person move her as she walked within the 1900 block of West Patterson round 1 p.m. After the person handed, he circled, eliminated his COVID masks, and advised her it was a theft and to not scream or he’d shoot her, in keeping with prosecutors.

When he held his hand in his pocket and advised her handy over her bag, the lady advised the person that it solely contained $75. However the robber, recognized by prosecutors as Ross, advised her that somebody would shoot him if he got here again from the theft empty-handed.

The girl handed over her money, and Ross fled, prosecutors stated.

Six days later, Ross was one in all three males who acquired out of a automotive and pushed a 40-year-old man to the bottom on the 1100 block of West Grace, in keeping with the allegations. Ross tried to take the person’s earbuds and tried to take away issues from the sufferer’s pockets, however the sufferer fought again and all three males returned to the automotive with none proceeds, prosecutors stated.

The second theft was recorded by a CPD surveillance digital camera.

Earlier this month, prosecutors charged 20-year-old Davon McCoy with collaborating within the Wrigleyville theft with Ross. Investigators started taking a look at Ross as a suspect as a result of he occurred to be using in McCoy’s automotive when cops arrested McCoy for the theft case, prosecutors stated. Each victims allegedly recognized Ross in picture line-ups.

Ross is charged with felony counts of theft and tried theft. Choose Arthur Willis ordered him held in lieu of $100,000 bail and stated Ross should go on digital monitoring if he can submit a 10% deposit bond.

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