A prolific group of criminals specializing in armed carjackings and ATM burglaries targeted at least 12 businesses overnight just days after the FBI announced that they are getting involved in CPD’s pursuit of the crew.
Hospice nurse David Walthall gained a few minutes of viral video fame this summer when a man allegedly blamed him and other healthcare workers for the coronavirus as they rode a Red Line train. Now, he’s charged with burglarizing two Lincoln Park homes.
A roving band of thieves broke into at least five businesses across Lakeview and Lincoln Park early Tuesday before they ended their spree by stealing the ATM from an Old Town gas station that was open for business.
At least three CTA passengers were walloped with a baseball bat, sprayed with mace, or both Sunday night by a pair of offenders who unleashed a series of attacks on the Red Line between downtown and Howard Street.