Arlington Heights police responded about 3:30 PM Sunday to a report of a retail theft suspect detained at Target, 1700 East Rand Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an offender entered and left the Target several times empty handed. The male offender entered again empty handed and proceeded to put several items into a cart before approaching customer service. He attempted to return a Samsung Baby Monitor valued at $179.99. Because he did not have a receipt they refused to refund the entire amount. He decided to not return the monitor but did return other items he took from the store. Customer service gave him a gift card for the value of those items. The suspect then purchased items with the gift card and left the store with those items and the baby monitor. He was stopped outside and detained, and Arlington Heights police arrived as they were alerted to the retail theft in progress.
The subject possessed the following items:
One Disney shirt valued at $12.99
Three T-shirts valued at $9.99ea.
One pair of Levi’s jeans valued at $29.99
One sweatshirt valued at $18.00
One AT&T SIM card valued at $14.99
One Bottle of water valued at $1.69
One Samsung Baby Monitor valued at $179.99
Police identified the suspect as [name sealed], male age 34, of Arlington Heights.
[Name sealed] was charged with Misdemeanor Retail Theft. His court date is scheduled November 7, 2013.
The suspect’s record regarding this case was SEALED in the Circuit Court of Cook County in March 2019. This article was updated on Monday June 24, 2019 at 10:34 p.m.
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