Shermain Miles

Shermaine Miles (Cook County Sheriff)

Woman, Just Out Of Prison, Arrested For 397th Time

The woman who has racked up a near-record 396 arrests picked up one more this week when she was hauled off an Edgewater street for a host of alleged offenses, including misdemeanor battery, theft, reckless conduct and drinking in public.

12/20/2013

Shermain Miles (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Woman Arrested 396 Times Seeks New Start After Release From Prison

Shermain Miles read her Bible on the train, ignoring the wind’s destruction outside as she returned to Chicago on Monday and prepared to pick up the pieces of her own shattered life.

11/19/2013

Shermain Miles (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Woman Arrested 396 Times Sentenced To Mental Health And Substance Abuse Treatment

An Uptown woman who has been arrested 396 times meekly offered her gratitude and apologies to a Cook County judge Monday as she took a plea deal that will send her to a mental health and substance abuse treatment program.

06/11/2013