A fifth suspect has been charged in connection with a two-year crime spree that netted more than $2 million in stolen merchandise from tony stores across Chicago.
Seven burglaries have occurred between Feb. 6 and Feb. 24, Area North detectives said in a community alert issued Tuesday night.
Chicago Police have arrested four men and seek at least four others in connection with a bold smash-and-grab ring that drove stolen vehicles through store doors and windows.
Police are warning residents on the North Side after three recent home burglaries in the Lakeview and Uptown neighborhoods. In each incident, burglars entered apartments by force or through unlocked doors, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
The suspect was wearing a black ski mask and black clothing and was observed by at least one victim holding a crow bar, police said.
An investigation by Gary Police into a string of burglaries turned up thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics, some believed stolen years ago.
Residents of Gary’s Miller neighborhood are on edge after a spike in home burglaries. Police say there have been 15 burglaries and one home invasion in the community between October and November.
Burglars have targeted a small area in a DuPage County town and police are asking for the public’s help to track them down.
Daunta Head, 46, allegedly burglarized several homes — mostly garden apartments and multi-unit buildings — throughout Lake View between July and November, according to Chicago Police.
Police are warning Southwest Side residents about a series of burglaries this month in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
Police believe the three are responsible for a 16-month string of burglaries from Little Village homes, businesses, and garages.
Authorities in New York said the four also were suspects in other crimes in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and New York City.
Police in northwest suburban Schaumburg said neighbors who didn’t call 911 let a couple of serial burglars get away.
Police say they’ve caught a serial burglar in the act.
Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Both were charged late Tuesday night after they were identified as the suspects in several South Side home burglaries.
Sharon Hasa and her family have the unenviable distinction of being statistics in the annals of the home burglaries that have vexed Naperville residents and police since the beginning of August.
There is growing frustration in Naperville about an out of control number of home burglaries in the last several weeks.
In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.
Police in north suburban Skokie are searching for a cat-burglar striking house after house while the occupants are asleep. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with several victims.