Suburban Man Charged With High-End Bike Thefts In South Loop; 2 Suspects At Large

Justin Milos (left) was caught stealing bikes on surveillance video, police said. | Chicago Police Dept

A suburban man has been charged with three felony counts of burglary in connection with a series of high-end bicycle thefts across the South Loop.

30-year-old Justin Milos was arrested in an Edgewater apartment complex at 5650 North Sheridan Road yesterday afternoon.

Police credited “community assistance” and surveillance videos with their ability to track Milos down.

A surveillance photo of a bike thief in action was included in a community alert issued by detectives on July 8—and the man bears a striking resemblance to Milos. At the time, police said at least eight premium bicycles had been stolen during burglaries of South Loop garages.

These two men were also shown in the community alert on July 8. They remain at large. | Chicago Police Dept

Also shown in the alert were two black men wearing yellow work vests who were believed to be involved in some of the thefts. Those men, 35-45 years old, remain at large.

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