Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Three men who tried to hold up a Deerfield store are charged with armed robbery and kidnapping.
Three men who were arrested for the armed robbery of a Deerfield cellular telephone store April 8 after a chase by Deerfield Police learned today they were indicted by a Cook County Grand Jury for both armed robbery and kidnapping. Lavell Hughes, 41, of Hazel Crest, Tony Johnson, 20, of Harvey and Andrew Wadlington-Anthony, 28, of Harvey appeared before Judge Marguerite Quinn in Cook County Criminal Court in Skokie for a preliminary hearing when they learned the news. Earlier: Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects After Chase “This case has been superseded by indictment,” Assistant State’s Attorney Ben Williams said nullifying any need for the hearing. Quinn set arraignment at 9:30 a.m. May 28 in Room 206 of the Skokie courthouse. At that …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Three men accused of holding up a Deerfield merchant make court appearance.
The three men charged with armed robbery and kidnapping in connection with the attempted hold up of a Deerfield cellular telephone store April 8 are expected to be indicted on the charges within a week, according to Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Christina Kye. Earlier: Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects After Chase Lavell Hughes, 41, of Hazel Crest, Tony Johnson, 20, of Harvey and Andre Wadlington-Anthony, 28, of Harvey appeared before Judge Marguerite Quinn today for a status hearing in the Skokie branch of Cook County Criminal Court. Kye asked Quinn to continue the case to May 7. “We expect a return of an indictment by that date,” Kye said. Wadlington-Anthony, Johnson and Hughes will return to court at 10:30 a.m. May 7 in …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Recent armed robbery in Deerfield sparks debate among Patch readers.
A discussion broke out between Patch readers Tuesday in the wake of the armed robbery in Deerfield when two men walked into a Deerfield store Monday as one pointed a gun at employees and customers ordering them into a back room. The incident ended with no one hurt and three men arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping less than three hours after the incident began, according to Deerfield Police reports. Earlier: Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects After Chase That did not stop Patch readers from discussing whether allowing conceal carry in Illinois would have prevented the crime or exacerbated the situation. “A great example of why we need concealed carry in Illinois,” Ronnie wrote. “Another example of a bad guy with a gun and helpless …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Judge sets bond at $350,000.
Two men who held customers and employees of a Deerfield store at gunpoint Monday night and a third person waiting in a car were charged with six counts each of kidnapping and armed robbery today, according to a release from the Deerfield Police Department. Lavell D. Hughes, 41, of Hazel Crest; Tony Johnson, 20, of Harvey and Andre Wadlington-Anthony, 28, of Harvey were each charged by the Cook County State’s Attorney with six counts of Armed Robbery and Kidnapping today. Earlier: Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects After Chase All charges are Class X Felonies which carry a prison sentence of six to 30 years. Probation is not allowed for a Class X felony. In a bond hearing today, Cook County Criminal Court Judge Marcia Orr set bail at $350…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Details of Monday’s armed robbery in Deerfield begin to emerge.
Details of an armed robbery Monday in the 100 block of South Waukegan Road include the offenders enforcing their will on customers and employees of the business at gunpoint, according to a release from the Deerfield Police Department. The three suspects remain in the custody of the Deerfield Police Department pending approval of charges from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, according to the release. Names are being withheld until charges are approved. Earlier: Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects After Chase Two of the offenders entered the store and one was armed with a handgun, according to the release. The two subjects ordered the customers and employees into a back office and began removing a large amount of the store’s …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Officers from Deerfield and Bannockburn apprehend three suspects after chase on foot.
Three men were taken into custody by Deerfield Police tonight after a chase by car and foot after a reported armed robbery, according to a news release by the Deerfield Police Department and information provided by Bannockburn Police Chief Ron Price. The case was handled by Deerfield Police with assistance from other departments including Bannockburn, according to Price. Deerfield Police received a 911 call at approximately 7:41 p.m. reporting an armed robbery in progress at the T-Mobile store located in the 100 block of South Waukegan Road, according to the release. Want more stories like this from Deerfield Patch? Sign up for our free newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox. An officer in the area noticed a vehicle fleeing the scene…
I-94 is closed at Half Day Road. Reportedly the suspects have guns. Will give more when we have it.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Arrests warrants were issued Thursday, Feb. 28 for a Buffalo Grove man and a Wheeling man accused of an armed robbery that occurred in unincorporated Deerfield last July.
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Friday, March 1
Irvin Vaysburg, 19, of the 1000 Block of Sheridan Rd. in Buffalo Grove, and Michael Swanson, 19, of the 100 Block of Wilshire Dr. in Wheeling, were arrested Thursday, Feb. 28 for an armed robbery that occurred at the Speedway Gas Station at 1010 Milwaukee Ave. in unincorporated Deerfield on July 2, 2012. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division obtained Class X Armed Robbery arrest warrants for Vaysburg and Swanson after working in collaboration with Wheeling Police Department. The warrants were served as part of the largest ever Lake County Warrants Sweep. Vaysburg’s bond was set at $250,000. He is scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. March 4. Swanson’s bond was set at $250,000. He is scheduled to appear in …
Friday, September 21, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Deerfield Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A man wanted in Wisconsin for armed robbery and apprehended Sept. 14 by Deerfield Police in a high speed chase was charged that day with possession of a stolen motor vehicle, a Class 2 Felony, and six traffic offenses, according to Deerfield Police Sgt. Bill Annen. Marshall Wolbers, 57, of Genoa City, WI, was initially chased by Highland Park Police Sept. 14 after exiting Highway 41 and heading west on Deerfield Road. He was finally stopped by Deerfield police. Earlier: Deerfield and Highland Park Police Crack Car Burglary Ring Wolbers could face three to seven years in prison for driving the stolen vehicle. He was also charged with fleeing and eluding a police officer, reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, expired …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Deerfield and Highland Park Police Departments. It does not indicate a conviction.
Burglary to Motor Vehicle Brian Krapf, 19, Adrian Arceo, 18, and Daniel Awe, 18, all of Darien, were charged with one felony count each Monday of burglary to a motor vehicle, according to Deerfield Police Sgt. Bill Annen. Deerfield Police and other local law enforcement agencies had been investigating a string of automobile burglaries including 10 in Deerfield as well as others in Highland Park, according to Annen. At 2:25 a.m. Monday, Deerfield Police received a call from the Highland Park Police Department informing Village Officers they had arrested Krapf, Arceo and Awe who had confessed to a number of automobile break ins in Highland Park, according to Annen. They also recovered property reported stolen in Deerfield. “The guys in …