PLAINFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — Plainfield police have confiscated more than 3,000 pirated DVDs that merchants were trying to sell at a flea market this past weekend.
On Saturday, Plainfield police detectives conducted a sting, after someone complained that pirated DVDs were being sold at the Route 30 Plex flea market, at 16300 S. Lincoln Highway.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,729 New COVID-19 Cases, 22 Additional Deaths
Detectives bought 10 DVDs from three merchants. They confiscated the rest of the DVDs after finding they were all bootlegs, police said.READ MORE: Indiana Reports 1,056 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 Additional Deaths
Detectives identified one suspect, but the others fled the scene. Detectives later identified a second suspect, but police did not indicate that anyone was in custody.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
The 3,127 pirated DVDs could have netted the suspects more than $7,800, police said.