When it comes to stealing in Illinois thieves have no rules and this new method can get very dangerous for everyone involved.

Where There's A Will There's A Way For Stealing In Illinois

One of the big problems with criminals is they really don't follow any rules. In fact, just by stealing no matter what it is, they are starting out breaking the law. If there's something they want to get their hands on, they will do just about anything to get it.

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New Method For Stealing By Thieves In Illinois

I've noticed that this has been happening a lot over the past few months. You might've too. Here's the deal. A group of thieves notices a news business they would preferably like to steal from in the near future. At first glance for a thief, it might seem like a very difficult job to pull off. Eventually, they figure out a way to break the system.

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Illinois Thieves Are Using Crash And Grab To Steal
Illinois Thieves Are Using Crash And Grab To Steal

The break-ins have been happening a lot lately. In fact, five times in just the past week. The thieves usually target dispensaries, sneaker shops, and gun stores. They're businesses a little harder to steal from. They've come up with an idea. The suspects target a car to steal. Then, they back it way up. Once in place, they'll floor it.

That's when they do the "crash and grab." They drive extremely fast into the front door or window of a business. The suspects bust through the wall, jump out of the vehicle, and grab what they can. It's very dangerous and several people could end up getting seriously injured.

According to cbsnews.com, 

The last few mornings, businesses across the city have woken up to their storefronts smashed open with cars and burglarized – and now, Chicago Police have put out an alert.


The crime is called a ram-and-raid or a crash-and-grab. Stores are being targeted by burglars who use a car to break in.


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My mom once told me that "people will steal anything that's not nailed down." Times certainly have changed since then. The thieves now have nail removers.

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