Four retail theft arrests, including one felony, were filed in St. Charles police reports in a three-day period last week.
SATURDAY, JAN. 11, 2014
$19.99 Shirt, $200 Bond and Booking Fees
Jevonshe Temar Purdis, 22, of the 1300 block of West Main Street, St. Charles, was arrested at 7:05 p.m. at Kohl’s, 3840 E. Main St., on a charge of retail theft. Police said he left the store without paying for a shirt valued at $19.99. Purdis posted $150 cash bond and a $50 booking fee and was released pending a Feb. 6, 2014 court appearance.
FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014
Banned From Super Target
Alexander Daniel Schwartz, 20, of the 800 block of North LaSalle Drive, Chicago, was arrested at 1:55 p.m. at Super Target, 3885 E. Main St., on a charge of retail theft. According to police, he left the store without paying for a shirt, a pair of earbuds, and an Excel game. The report did not provide a value for the items. Schwartz was banned from the store. He released on his own recognizance pending a Feb. 6, 2014 appearance in Kane County Branch Court.
THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014
Felony Retail Theft at Von Maur
Kathleen Elizabeth Knifong, 19, of the 600 block of Jackson Avenue, St. Charles, was arrested at 2:50 p.m. at Von Maur, 3810 E. Main St., on a felony charge of retail theft. According to police, Knifong left the store without paying for a $78 necklace and two Coach wallets with a combined value of $290.. She was held in the Kane County Jail.
Retail Theft Arrest
Dayra Selena Espinoza, 18, of the 1000 block of Elizabeth Street, West Chicago, was arrested at 7:09 p.m. at Walmart, 150 Smith Road, on a charge of retail theft. According to police, she left the store without paying for two bluetooth headsets, and assorted other items with a combined value of $94.19. Espinoza was released on her own recognizance pending a Feb. 27, 2014 court appearance.
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