TUESDAY, NOV. 27
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.
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.
MONDAY, NOV. 26
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.
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