Jose M. Mendez turned himself in to Waukegan police Thursday morning after he saw images of his pickup truck in news stories, authorities said. He allegedly admitted to detectives that he had used a special tool to loosen stems inside tire valves in as many as five incidents in June and July.
Women’s tires targeted at Target. That’s right, Waukegan Police are on the lookout for a white pickup truck seen leaving the parking lot on July 8.
It’s unclear what his intentions were, but Waukegan police said they are investigating at least two incidents in which a man caused slow leaks in young women’s car tires, then offered to help them.
It’s getting more expensive to own a car.