Worker: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Targeting Cars Near U Of C HospitalGlass on the pavement on Payne Drive near 57th Street says it all.
Two In Custody After Smash-And-Grab At River North RestaurantThe officers pursued two suspects and were able to arrest them and recover computer and credit card equipment.
Purse Thieves Caught In Minnesota May Be Linked To Louis Vuitton 'Smash-And-Grab' HereEight men, all from Chicago, were taken into custody in Edina, Minn. after walking out of a Louis Vuitton store with $20,000 in merchandise.
Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Gold Coast Clothing StoreAround 5 a.m., thieves used a crowbar to pry their way inside Moncler, at 33 E. Oak St., and then smashed glass display cases to get to the valuables inside.
Smash-And-Grab At Oakbrook Mall Nets Thieves $50K In MerchandiseThe suspects used a maul—an axe-like tool—to smash the glass, police said. They then dragged two blue garbage bins into the store and filled them with purses and sunglasses worth about $50,000.
Fifth Crash-And-Grab Suspect Nabbed During Traffic Stop 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.
Thieves Smash Van Into Lincoln Park Best BuyThieves used a van to smash into the front of a Best Buy Sunday morning in Lincoln Park.
Thieves Steal Electronics In Pawn Shop 'Crash-And-Grab'Thieves ran off with electronics after a crash-and-grab burglary early Tuesday at a store in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of the store about 3:55 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue, police said.
Burglars Use Stolen Vehicle For Another 'Smash-And-Grab' HeistPolice said it wasn’t clear if the robbery was connected to a series of other smash-and-grab burglaries in the Chicago area over the last two months.
Thieves Swarm West Side Store In Smash-And-Grab HeistAfter a van smashed through the front of a West Side clothing store early Wednesday, 20 people swarmed inside, stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans in less than three minutes.
Burglars Drive Car Into Northbrook Louis Vuitton StoreBurglars have hit another Louis Vuitton store in the suburbs, two months after a similar smash-and-grab at the Vuitton store in Oakbrook netted $120,000 in high-end bags and merchandise for the culprits.
Smash-And-Grab Burglars Take $40K In Items From High-End Shop Burglars crashed a stolen minivan into a high-end shop in west suburban Aurora Tuesday morning, making off with more than $40,000 worth of merchandise and causing more than $20,000 in damage.