Tuesday, June 23, 2015

STYLING: Shampoo, Deodorant Thief Goes Back To Prison (And His Hair Looks GREAT)

A serial shoplifter who was arrested in Boystown last month after shoving 18 sticks of deodorant into his pants while still on parole for pilfering 14 bottles of shampoo is back in prison.

Gamalier Ortega, 32, pleaded guilty Friday to retail theft charges in connection with the May 22 deodorant heist from CVS Pharmacy, 3101 N. Clark. He received a one year sentence.

Not surprisingly, he sported fabulous hair for his prison intake photo.
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21 comments:

  1. To be fair, his hair does look fabulous . . .

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  2. I dunno, the front sides look a little unkept.

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  3. Looks pleased enough to be going back to the slammer...got 14 bottles of shampoo.
    Cripes. That'll cost us $100K easy, once you add up the total bill.

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    1. I think going to jail was his goal. Many times he got caught and the stores didn't want to sign complaints because they thought he was harmless but had mental issues. He once went into a Walgreens and stuffed 14 cans of air freshener into his jacket and pants.

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  4. So shoplifting shampoo gets you a year, but stealing about $20 grand of bicycles (in a previous story) gets you parole? I'm not sure I understand the math here.

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    1. Prior records probably came into play.

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  5. He's more handsome in a prison mugshot than most guys you see in Chicago.
    You would think he make a good living off his looks, particularly in Boystown.

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  6. No police shortage? Check out SCC

    For what we think is the first time in history the Chicago Police Department is going to 12-hour days in response to a regularly scheduled holiday.


    Days and Midnights will be holding down the Districts while Third Watch is still awaiting assignments from Special Events. No word on mobility options, gear to be carried, etc. The order specifically states all afternoon start times are to be "plus or minus two (2) hours of the official third watch start time of 1530 hours," so someone actually read the Contract this time, unlike NATO where the City had to pay out hundreds of thousands to the Second Watch for switching hours outside of the allowable boundaries. They haven't cancelled cays off yet - but we imagine that 15% thing is out the window.

    Anyone from the media want to guess why the Department decided to go with 12-hour days? The Fourth of July hasn't been an "emergency situation," in our collective memories and some of our contributors go back six decades of living in Chicago. Why don't you spend some time tracking down the real story?

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  7. You steal $20,000 worth of bicycle from a lakefront business and you get a few weeks in jail. You steal 14 bottles of shampoo and you get one year---damn. That's justice! This guy should be going to a shrink along with the judge on the bicycle theft.

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    1. I totally agree. You carry a gun, join a gang, punch a cop, steal $20k of bikes and you get probation, but mr shampoo is the one we make and example of LOL. ridiculous.

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  8. I can't believe that our tax dollars are going to be spent feeding this guy breakfast lunch and dinner for the next year. He obviously has mental health issues. Spend the resources on those that truly terrorize the area.

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    1. I agree. Seems there is a revolving door for repeat violent offenders and perps with multiple gun offences. Yet they are free to terrorize us again and again while shampoo boy serves real time.

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  9. Please don't let him out! If they do there will soon be a shortage of hair gel In Boy's Town. :)

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    1. Seriously, that'd probably get Tunney'a attention.
      Crime and a chronic shortage of police....not so much.

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  10. You can tell he love the camera even if it takes an arrest to take a nice pic of himself lol.
    Did the lockup guys let him use a mirror before they took his pic?
    I bet he smells good too.

    Dan 1st watch

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  11. You know, he kind of looks like Ferris Bueller.
    SAVE FERRIS

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  12. Handsome man but I'm willing to bet he's dealing with some mental health issues.

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  13. Has he already reported to prison? If not, how soon before we hear a report of well-coifed robber stealing 24 packs of cigarettes?

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  14. To get that much time he must have a large background, it's better to look good than get a job. Seriously, I'm guessing he has a heroin problem.

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  15. Every guy I've had as good looking as him was a whackjob as well.

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  16. He was put on Earth to do two things: Steal, and have salon quality hair.

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