A Chicago man accused of pushing another man to the ground during a robbery attempt in Lincoln Park was released from custody this month after prosecutors opted not to ask a judge to keep him in jail, court records show.
Surveillance video shows two men using master keys to steal mail in the West Loop on Tuesday, hours before a Lincoln Park man appeared in court for the second time this month to face mail theft charges.
A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing people’s credit cards and identities while posting as a ride-hail service driver in Chicago. It’s the second time Gabriel Jackson has gone to the big house for the same scam.
A Lincoln Park man suspected of committing at least 15 mail theft burglaries over the past month had about 65 bank cards in other people’s names when U.S. Postal Inspectors and Chicago police took him into custody Tuesday, officials said.