A Chicago man previously convicted of robbery is accused of stealing merchandise from Walgreens, police said.
Tony Cook, 50, of the 7600 block of South King Drive, was charged felony retail theft on Sept. 17, Evergreen Park police said. Bail was set at $100,000.
Cook is accused of taking about $208 worth of hygiene products from the pharmacy, located at 3543 W. 95th St., police said. He and a second man were charged in connection with the same incident.
Tyrone Patton, 65, of the 15300 block of Robey Street, Harvey, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, failing to signal, driving without a valid license and driving without insurance, police said. He was driving a car in which Cook was a passenger at about the same time that the retail theft was reported.
Officers recovered syringes and a spoon with burnt residue from the car, police said.
Cook is due on Oct. 9 in Bridgeview court.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.