Mace on Pace Bus and Stolen Seafood
A look at weird crime in the northern Chicago suburbs
Local police departments provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
A Chicago man was charged with retail theft after a store security employee at a Buffalo Grove grocery store reported that the man placed several packages of frozen seafood in his jacket and walked out the front doors.
A property manager for an Arlington Heights apartment complex discovered that 39 bags of Ice-A-Way were stolen. The loss is estimated at $330.
A 30-year-old Cicero man was charged with DUI Friday just before 4 a.m. after police observed him swerving his car between lanes in Niles. Police said they smelled alcohol and showed signs of impairment on field sobriety tests. He told police he was on his way home from a party in Cicero, the same town where he lives. When police told him he was about 16 miles away from home, he told them he was severely lost.
An employee of a Glenview business reported a man came into the business and ordered coffee. The man was asked to leave when he was seen putting alcohol in the coffee, then became irate and started swearing at other patrons.
A man was Maced in the face by another passenger while on a Pace bus in Skokie.
A man told Skokie police that someone put water in his scooter's gas tank while it was left unattended.