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Woman On the Move Boxes Up Her Puppy — and Leaves It Behind: OMGPD

Body cavity searches at Midway, a family sports bar/nudie bar and a suspicious newspaper delivery this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.

OMGPD, a collection of Patch Chicago's weird and noteworthy crime, posts weekly.

    Bark in a Box: An Elmhurst woman moving out of the country decided to box up her puppy — and leave it on a street corner because she couldn't take the pup with her. She left a note on the box asking whoever found the dog to take care of it. Well, cops found the dog, and they took care of it — and the owner. She now faces a charge of animal neglect.
    » via Elmhurst Patch

    Hide and Seek, Seek and Smell: A U.S. Customs dog sniffed out cocaine inside two women who flew into Midway Airport Friday after a vacation trip to Montego Bay. Customs agents said they found $36,000 in coke wrapped in condoms and stuffed into a pair of below-the-waistline body cavities. The nose knows, ladies.
    » via Beverly-Mt Greenwood Patch

    Dancing for Dollars: A city council approved a liquor license for what was pitched as a "family restaurant sports bar" which actually turned out to be a nudie bar. The Assets club operated as a rogue strip club in a boarded-up Harvey building for eight months before an undercover news report got the place shut down. (No word on how many dollar bills Mark Suppelsa handed out during his undercover work.)
    » via Homewood-Flossmoor Patch

    Slowpoke Paperman: A slow-moving Jeep at 5 a.m. caught the attention of a Lake Bluff homeowner, who found the pokey pace of the Jeep suspicious. Turns out, the driver was a newspaper deliveryman. Apparently newspaper deliveries are such a rarity nowadays they actually look like crime in progress.
    » via Lake Forest Patch

    Felony Flower Theft: Someone took a Weber grill and six hanging flower baskets from the employee break area of a Glenview business. Somewhere, someone now has an illegal-but-homey patio.
    » via Glenview Patch



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    Flo W June 08, 2014 at 01:18 PM
    Sure would like to hear Glen Ellyn news instead of bad ones from other locals. Guess GE is too boring for Patch.
    Bambi June 08, 2014 at 01:18 PM
    When a person knows they are moving out of the country, why do they get a puppy and not make an effort to find it a home before they leave? Very selfish and cruel. I hope she gets more than a slap on the wrist for being so mean.
    goddess June 09, 2014 at 12:31 PM
    I hope they kept her from leaving the country.
    Patti Gibson June 09, 2014 at 01:58 PM
    Behavior correction on this is to #1 Put HER in a taped up box and leave HER on the corner #2 Kick her out of this country ASAP - who needs idiots like this?

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