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Recent Crime News
Friday Feb 27 | via Daily Herald
A Wheeling man has been charged with aggravated robbery after authorities say he took a taxi to rob a Speedway gas station in Palatine, carried out more than $400 in a Styrofoam cup and then practically walked into the arms of a waiting police officer. Kevin Katsev, 31, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Friday by Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Patch.com
A Palatine Police Officer on routine patrol at 1:55 a.m., Feb. 27 in the 1200 block of N. Rand Road confronted and arrested a man right after he had robbed a Speedway. The officer initially noticed " a male dressed all in black with his hands in his pockets walking from around the side of the building and enter the front of the gas station," a written release from the Palatine Police Department stated. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Daily Herald
Two more teenagers face armed robbery and aggravated battery charges stemming from a soured drug deal that concluded with a shooting last week in the 400 block of McHenry Road in Wheeling. A Cook County judge on Thursday set bail at $500,000 for Charles Henderson, 17, of the 1200 block of Dorothy Drive, Palatine, and $200,000 for Jordan Cruz, 17, of the 300 block of Glasgow Lane, Schaumburg. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via WLS-AM Chicago
Three people are accused in a shooting that injured two people last week during a drug deal gone bad in northwest suburban Wheeling. Jasmine Garcia, 19, Rakwan Crosby, 17; and Antonio Collins, 17, are all charged as adults with aggravated robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from Wheeling police. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 11 | via Chicago Tribune
One of two people who were shot in Wheeling arrived at this Walgreen's on Dundee Road. Several people are in police custody. Comment?
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