Wednesday, March 29, 2017

2015 — Rob Woman In Boystown; 2016 — Early Release From Prison; 2017 — Rob Man In Avondale

Time flies when you’re a convicted robber.

King | Cook County Sheriff
Just 17 months ago, 21-year-old Devontae King was arrested for mugging a woman outside of MB Financial Bank at 3179 North Clark Street.

He’s been very busy since then. Here’s a look at his calendar:

October 20, 2015: Charged with robbing the woman at Clark & Belmont.

November 22, 2016: Plead guilty to robbery. Get 3-year sentence.

December 16, 2016: Released from prison with 50% discount for “good behavior.”

February 23, 2017: Arrested and charged with robbing a man in the Avondale neighborhood.

It’s unfortunate that his “good behavior” inside of prison didn’t extend to life outside.

Austin | Cook County Sheriff
Police say he and 23-year-old Lavonta Austin robbed a 20-year-old Irving Park man of his cell phone and then ran when cops arrived on-scene.

Austin and King were found after a short foot chase in the 3600 block of West Belmont, according to court records. Officers were assisted in their search by Austin’s distinctive gold jacket and the victim’s cell phone, which was pinging in a trash can next to the duo.

Court records show that Austin was released on parole just 13 days before the latest robbery—also with a 50% sentenced reduction for “good behavior.”

Bond for the men is set at $150,000 each.
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  1. Good job Dart and Foxx and Preckwinkle. Im sure we will be reading about these two in here next year

    1. I mean come on, they had nothing to do with this, especially Foxx. She was not the prosecutor of their previous charges. The 50% credit is set by the legislature. A judge set their sentence. They were released from the Illinois Dept. Of Corrections (as required), not the County Dept.

  2. Oh, just love little Devontae's neck tattoos and pursed lips in his mugshot. LOL!!!

    1. I think the neck tattoo says "good behavior"

    2. I'mean quite certain they practice those mugshot expressions in the mirror just like Meghan from Schaumburg practices her twerking in the mirror before hitting Halsted St.

  3. Why don't we ever hear who the judges are that offer these ridiculous sentences and the parole board members that give out these get out of jail cheap cards like they are Subway coupons? The criminal justice system in Chicago is a joke. What good are more police on the streets if the criminals are let out early all the time anyway?