A Chicago woman who was wanted by police for a shoplifting incident in May was picked up earlier this month.
British J. Fort-Davis, 23, of the 800 block of East 48th Street, was charged with retail theft, according to an Evergreen Park police report.
Authorities were able to identity Fort-Davis when she allegedly dropped her purse in the store, police said.
The theft happened at about 11:26 a.m. on May 21, the report states. Three dress, worth $52 total, were taken.
Officers who found the purse pulled an identification card from it and issued an arrest warrant, the report states. Fort-Davis was arrested on the warrant at about 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 12.Police report information is provided by the Evergreen Park Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.