|Left to right: Garrett, Barners, Brickell, Wolfe (Cook County Sheriff’s Office)|
Here’s a look at some of the people who stand accused of crimes reported on CWB in recent weeks. All of the information is based on CWB’s review of Cook County Criminal Court records and is current as of the time of publication.
Andre D. Garrett, 56, is charged with one count of domestic battery, one count of battery, and two counts of resisting police in connection with an incident outside of Thresholds’ affordable housing complex at 3208 N. Sheffield on May 1. He is being held on $10,000 bond. Garrett’s criminal record includes a conviction for disarming a police officer and aggravated battery to a police officer at a Chicago Housing Authority complex in 2005.
Parnell Barners, 50, is being held on aggravated battery charges in connection with an incident last Sunday in which a man was clobbered with a brick in the 900 block of School Street. His bail is set at $400,000. Court records show that Barners was sentenced to 5 years in prison for a 1984 armed robbery.
Antonio Brickell, 22, is accused of punching a woman during an attempted robbery of a small grocery store near the Sheridan Red Line station on May 2. Brickell, held on $100,000 bond, faces charges of robbery, attempted robbery, and battery. Court records show a long list of transgressions in his past including allegations of burglary, theft, and battery.
Corey Wolfe, 27, is accused of robbing the CVS store at Clark and Barry last Tuesday. His bail is set at $150,000. Wolfe’s court records show a penchant for shoplifting in far-flung corners of the city.