Woodstock police said 57-year-old Dale Behm, the city’s head of street maintenance, has been charged with felony theft after stealing one ton of road salt and two snowplow blades.
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The stolen salt is valued at about $10,000, company officials said.
A woman implicated in the thefts last fall of puppies from Petland stores in Naperville, Bolingbrook and Missouri has surrendered.
David A. Kost, 28, of Orland Park, was charged with two felony counts of theft from a place of worship, and one count of misdemeanor theft.
Janessa M. Andrews, 22, of the 1600 block of North Lorel Avenue, was arrested Saturday at O’Hare after the traveler followed the device’s GPS tracker to Andrews’ home.
Shoplifters have again targeted the Victoria’s Secret in northwest suburban South Barrington, stealing nearly $2,000 worth of bras and underwear.
When Andre Bacon repeatedly demanded a woman give him the keys to her 2012 Acura MDX in the Cragin neighborhood Saturday, she did so. And then she closed the door to the garage where the car was parked, trapping Bacon inside.
A man accused of robbing an elderly woman of her purse in a north suburban parking lot two weeks ago has been identified as the same man who was arrested Tuesday for allegedly committing a series of carjackings in Chicago, one of which led to the death of an 11-year-old boy.
Martise Earl Lowe is alleged to have trailed behind the 26-year-old victim from the train to her apartment, in the 1700 block of West Henderson, the Sun-Times is reporting.
A north suburban youth baseball treasurer has been charged with writing about $80,000 worth of organization checks to himself.
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 former CEO of Republic Windows and Doors has been sentenced to four years in prison, and fined $100,000 after pleading guilty to stealing company machinery when he shut the business down in 2008.
Darius Thompson, 32, was charged with multiple counts of felony theft, loan fraud, money-laundering, wire fraud and forgery for his alleged role in a plot to falsify mortgage applications during his previous employment as a loan processor and originator
A Roseland man charged with four felonies and many traffic violations for allegedly stealing a squad car Monday morning on the South Side has been ordered held without bond.
Jason Chan, a Lincoln Park restaurateur, delivered some street justice last week when a suspect ran off with a patron’s iPhone.
A woman who is believed to have stolen two high-end puppies from Chicago area retailers may have hit a St. Louis pet shop a day earlier.
Kathleen Barth also was ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution to Kraft Chemical Corporation after she pleaded guilty to theft.
Timothy Barfield, New Trier’s transportation coordinator, allegedly took payments for bus transportation services in the form of cash and checks made out directly to him from district parents, according to police.
The expense to replace them falls on the city, and the holes left behind are a safety concern. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.