Vernon Hills police responded about 6:15 PM Saturday to a report of retail theft and aggravated fleeing and eluding at Kohl’s, 235 North Milwaukee Avenue Vernon Hills, IL. Police alerted area police departments that two retail theft suspects fled from Kohl’s at were wanted for retail theft “over” and aggravated fleeing and eluding.
Two suspects fled in a blue Chevy. The suspects were described as two male blacks.
The suspects were described as …
#1) a male/black a gray hoodie and blue jeans, and
#2) a male/black with further description unavailalbe.
The suspects’ vehicle was last seen southbound on Buffalo Grove Road from Route 45.
The crime is reported to have occurred at 8:25 p.m.
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(625 ILCS 5/11-204.1) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-204.1)
Sec. 11-204.1. Aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer.
(a) The offense of aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer is committed by any driver or operator of a motor vehicle who flees or attempts to elude a peace officer, after being given a visual or audible signal by a peace officer in the manner prescribed in subsection (a) of Section 11-204 of this Code, and such flight or attempt to elude:
(1) is at a rate of speed at least 21 miles per hour
over the legal speed limit;
(2) causes bodily injury to any individual;
(3) causes damage in excess of $300 to property;
(4) involves disobedience of 2 or more official
traffic control devices; or
(5) involves the concealing or altering of the
vehicle’s registration plate.
(b) Any person convicted of a first violation of this Section shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony. Upon notice of such a conviction the Secretary of State shall forthwith revoke the driver’s license of the person so convicted, as provided in Section 6-205 of this Code. Any person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section shall be guilty of a Class 3 felony, and upon notice of such a conviction the Secretary of State shall forthwith revoke the driver’s license of the person convicted, as provided in Section 6-205 of the Code.
(c) The motor vehicle used in a violation of this Section is subject to seizure and forfeiture as provided in Sections 36-1 and 36-2 of the Criminal Code of 2012.
(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09; 97-743, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)