MONDAY, JAN. 28
Matteson Suspect Admits to Theft in Tinley Park, Too
Kevin Efran Monoy, 19, of the 1200 block of Park Avenue, Chicago Heights, was charged with retail theft after a Jan. 14 incident.
Police were called by Matteson police officers, who told Tinley Park officers that Monoy was in custody on suspicion of retail theft at Target in Matteson. While in custody, Monoy admitted to a similar theft of a prepaid cell phone at the Tinley Park Target, 7300 W. 191st Street.
While in Tinley Park police custody, Monoy said he was taking the phones to sell, so that he could use the money to visit a sick relative.
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SUNDAY, JAN. 27
Home Electronics Burglarized
Police were called to a home in the 16800 block of Riverside Drive after a resident reported a home burglary.
At the residence, police spoke with the complainant, who said he he returned from work to find his television and laptop missing. A rear window to his home was broken and the rear door was unlocked, polie said. The approximate value of the stolen items is about $2,600.
Officers found two sets of foot prints in the snow of the home's driveway and foot prints near where the television was taken from.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26
Cash Missing at Rizza Cadillac
Police were called to Tony Rizza Cadillac, 8425 W. 159th Street, after a report of a theft. From Jan. 25 to 26, a total of $465 was taken from an employee's cash bags that were stored in the business vault, police said.
The victim said that she first noticed $100 was missing from her personal cash bag on Jan. 25 and then noticed $365 missing from another bag the following day. The victim said she is aware of six people who have access to the safe where the money bags are kept.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26
iPad Goes Missing at Gymnastics Event
An iPad was stolen at the Tinley Park Convention Center. A woman told police that she was at the convention center attending a girls gymnastics event when she placed her iPad on the registration table. She then left the accidentally left the iPad on the table and went to a waiting area a few feet away to sit down.
While seated, she realized she left the iPad and went to retrieve it but the device was gone. Hotel staff said the incident was captured on video. Police saw two male juveniles take the iPad.
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