Homewood Cops Bust Mobil Employee For Selling Cigs to a Minor: Blotter

Homewood police reports, Nov. 26-27


Tobacco Bust 

An employee of Mobil gas station on 183rd Street was busted for selling cigarettes to a minor during a tobacco compliance check ran by the Homewood Police Department.

Police say they sent in a youth confederate to the gas station just after 6:30 p.m. to purchase the cigarettes. The employee who sold the youth cigarettes told police he didn’t check for an ID because he was “extremely busy.” The employee was issued a citation, according to the report.

Stolen Wiimote

Police issued a man a citation for stealing a Nintendo Wii remote from Super Kmart just after 3 p.m., according to reports. Kmart security said they caught the man removing the remote from packaging to conceal it in his coat pocket, according to reports. The remote is valued at $39.99.


Car Window Smashed in Bus Parking Lot

Someone broke into a car parked at the Pace Bus parking lot at 17800 Halsted St. sometime between 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25 and 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, according to reports. Police say the attempted burglar smashed out a rear passenger window with a rock, but no items were reported stolen.

Police report information is provided by the Homewood 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.


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