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No one in custody after suspect threatens employees during robbery at phone store in Libertyville

Police say a suspect ordered employees into a back office and threatened them during a robbery at a T-Mobile store in Libertyville. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 4:22 p.m. Sunday to the T-Mobile, 141 Buckley Road in Libertyville, for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Store employees reported told police that […]

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Legislation targets ‘smash and grab’ theft rings to create crime of organized retail theft

(The Center Square) – An Illinois lawmaker has proposed legislation to combat smash and grab retail theft operations, which would create the crime of “organized retail theft” in the Illinois criminal statute. The issue is a problem in the Chicago area where Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said something has to be done. “We’ve got to […]

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McHenry man gets 5 years in prison for pulling knife on employee during robbery at Crystal Lake grocery store

A McHenry man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a robbery at the Crystal Lake Mariano’s where he pulled a knife and battered an employee, prosecutors said. David O. Harper, 31, of the 4900 block of West Orchard Drive in McHenry, was indicted on charges of armed robbery, aggravated robbery, robbery, four […]

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Clerk injured after 4 suspects rob convenience store at gunpoint in Wonder Lake

The sheriff’s office said a clerk was injured after four suspects robbed a convenience store at gunpoint in Wonder Lake Monday evening. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:30 p.m. Monday to Sunrise Food and Liquor, 5313 East Wonder Lake Road in Wonder Lake, for a report of a hold-up alarm. McHenry County Sheriff’s […]