It’s straightforward to get away with stealing all of a retailer’s merchandise with a U-Haul when there are millions of looters operating round downtown Chicago. It’s not fairly as straightforward to get away while you’re the one one doing it.
That could be a lesson realized for 3 males who police say had been caught red-handed throughout a West Loop retailer break-in early Thursday.
Prosecutors mentioned police who responded to a burglary-in-progress name noticed 4 males operating out of Pillars, a clothes retailer at 1167 West Madison, at 1:52 a.m. A U-Haul truck containing $three,150 price of the shop’s merchandise was sitting in an alley behind the retailer.
Police allegedly caught up with three males: Reginald Williams, 21, and 18-year-olds Trevon Kight and Raynard Thompson. The fourth suspect obtained away.
Video reveals the 4 males getting into Pillars after Thompson tossed a brick by the shop’s window, prosecutors mentioned. Footage reveals the lads loading the shop’s shoe stock into the U-Haul after which operating as police arrive, in keeping with the state.
Prosecutors mentioned the three males had been sporting the identical garments because the burglars who had been captured on video.
All three are charged with one rely of felony housebreaking. Williams can also be charged with resisting.
Thompson was held with out bail for violating the phrases of a bail bond he posted in a pending housebreaking case. Choose Susana Ortiz set bail within the Pillars housebreaking at $20,000 with digital monitoring.
Williams was held with out bail for violating the phrases of a bail bond he posted for allegedly possessing a stolen motorized vehicle in April. Ortiz set his bail within the new case at $15,000 with digital monitoring.
Bail for Kight, who has pending theft and retail theft circumstances in juvenile courtroom, was set at $10,000 with digital monitoring.