Kavin Gipson, 48, and Roosevelt Huddleston, 51, approached the bucket outside the Ultra Foods, 491 E. Roosevelt Road in Lombard, about 7 p.m. while the bell ringer was inside the store, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
A Chicago man stole more than $1,000 from a Salvation Army Red Kettle while working as a bell ringer in Naperville, prosecutors allege.
The Salvation Army Tri-City Corps in the western suburbs has lost up to $400, after a man fooled a bell-ringer into giving him a kettle full of cash.
Four teenage boys have been charged with stealing a Salvation Army kettle from outside a Jewel grocery store in west suburban Addison.
Police are investigating the theft of a Salvation Army kettle possibly containing a couple hundred dollars from outside a west suburban Jewel store Saturday.