Friday, May 12, 2017

Cops Arriving At Boystown Robbery In Progress Call See Two Familiar Faces—And Arrest 'Em

King (Left) and Stokes were arrested at MB Bank, 3179 N. Clark after someone reported a robbery.
It’s the darnedest of coincidences.

19th District cops responded to a call of a man being robbed at an ATM inside of MB Bank, 3179 North Clark Street early Sunday morning.

When officers arrived, they couldn’t find a victim, but they did recognize two of the five people who were standing near the ATM.

Turns out those two guys looked exactly like a couple of fellas who were seen on video using credit and debit cards that had been taken in a Lakeview robbery the day before. The guys even had the same clothes that the dudes in the surveillance photo were wearing.

Allow us to introduce you to those two gentlemen—Jonathan Stokes and Antonio King.

They’re both now charged with theft of lost or mislaid property. Cook County prosecutors refused to pursue felony charges.

Police say Stokes and King were both captured on surveillance video using credit cards taken from four men during a robbery in the 1400 block of West Warner around 5 a.m. on Saturday.

Images from the Target store at 1346 East 53rd Street showed Stokes wearing a black North Face zip-up jacket—the exact same jacket that he was wearing when cops stopped him at MB Bank on Sunday morning, officers said.

And King just happened to be wearing the same blue Cubs baseball hat and navy blue jacket with a white collar and patches that he wore at Target, according to court records.

“I hang out in front of Sluggers,” King allegedly blurted out. “All the cops know me!”

Now, a few more cops do, Antonio. Keep up the good work!

Two offenders who used the other two robbery victims’ credit cards have yet to be charged. Also not yet recovered is one of the victims' blue 2011 Jeep Cherokee with Minnesota license plates.

Stokes, 22, and King, 25, both list the same home address in the South Shore neighborhood.

They were set free after posting $1,500 I-Bonds. Look for 'em near Sluggers.

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25 comments:

  1. Well some obvious newbie to the city just posted a video of homeless people on the Blue Line on Liveleak. You should see the comments there about Chicago. Whoever shot that has never rode the Red Line.

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    1. The homeless situation on the blue line is far worse than the red line.

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    2. I ride the Blue Line every Saturday morning from Jeff Park to the Loop, and the homeless situation is unbearable. Paying customers have to literally crawl over the homeless or have to stand because the homeless use the train for their personal bedroom. All the tourists coming to Chicago who take the Blue Line must be appalled! Great job, Rahmmy Boy!

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  2. As long as people vote for who the Cook County Democratic Party tells them to, this will not end. Come election time, please don't vote for Preckwinkle, Dart (for Sherriif or Mayor), Fox or any Judge they support.

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    1. I have lived in Chicago nearly 20 years...every election I have voted against all the incumbents and voted to oust the sitting judges. It never seems to matter...why are these hapless politicians constantly voted back into office? How can they not see that a once beautiful city is being overrun by crime? I just cannot take it anymore!!!

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    2. Apparently there are enough uninformed voters to keep the sameol-sameol in office.

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  3. Can we get these folks pictures posted up in the Sluggers windows (with their rap sheet just underneath)? What a great neighborhood business!

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  4. I can't believe this city elected Kim Foxx! This is the result people. Get used to it.

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  5. "I hang out in front of Slugger (cuz that's where I sell my dope)"

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    1. This is exactly what I was thinking too!!!

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    2. Exactly. Every place I've ever lived, the druggies go to THEIR neighborhood to get their dope. Except Chicago.

      Lakeview invites them in for basically condo door delivery and this is the result.

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    3. A good entrepreneur watches the market and goes where the customers are. No customers, no business.

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  6. Sadly, these kids probably enjoy this kind of "fame". In their culture, being dishonest and violent results in more attention. Imagine if their peers and the adults in their life valued and rewarded education and an honest work ethic.

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    1. In their world those who work are mocked and belittled.

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    2. Their culture for some or many is to work against society and thats the only time work is applied.

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  7. The city that hates law-abiding residents.From the mayor to cook county officials they despise us..so do police .what a shit city

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    1. Shut up and pay your red light camera ticket for when the light was yellow but the CTA bus pushed you through the gridlocked intersection!

      This is for the "safety of the children"!

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  8. Catch, release, repeat.

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    1. Rinse, lather, repeat.

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  9. Released on I bonds? WtF

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  10. Tourism revenue will dissapear as it is news worldwide that Chicago is not safe wherever you may be. So of course what will happen next?..... Let me guess MORE TAX! If any of you did your job as poorly as this mayor does, would you still be employed?

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    1. The Tourism Bureau was fighting of these "rumours" 8 years ago. They better gear up for their next battle.

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  11. Can we get the names of the prosecutors who declined to charge? We need to start naming and shaming these clowns.

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    1. agree-why is this not a felony-did they spend only 599.99?

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  12. Interesting that these two bros living at the same address with different surnames actually resemble each other. Impressive!

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