Police Blotter: Fast Five, Disorderly Conduct, Pea Coat Theft
Reported crimes at Wal-Mart, Dec. 17-19.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19
Brian Cashmore, 21, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft. At about 3 p.m., security staff at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., reportedly saw Cashmore take a “Fast Five” DVD into a bathroom. A short time later, Cashmore allegedly emerged from the bathroom without the DVD in sight. When confronted by security staff, Cashmore reportedly was found to have the DVD on him, inside a CD case he was carrying. The empty “Fast Five” case was retrieved from a garbage can in the bathroom, police said.
TUESDAY, DEC. 18
Jose Sanchez, 31, of Burbank, was charged with disorderly conduct. Police were told by security staff at Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St., that Sanchez tried to enter the store’s security office after he was told not to. He also reportedly was loud, disruptive and refused to leave the store when asked. Sanchez also allegedly spat on the floor.
MONDAY, DEC. 17
Pea Coat Theft
Jean Lux, 36, of Chicago, was charged with retail theft after she allegedly attempted to steal a $44.96 pea coat from Walmart, 2500 W. 95th St. Store security staff told police that at about 2:35 p.m. they saw Lux take off her own coat, tear off the price tag on the pea coat and put it on. She then reportedly walked to a cash register to pay for other items and attempted to leave the store. Lux reportedly said she had simply forgotten to pay for the pea coat.
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