How Do You Sneak 500 Gallons of Gas Out of a Pump?

Quick Clicks: Fake OT and ghost payrolling • Why did sheriff hire disgraced cop? • A Very White Klan Christmas.

Must reads from the south suburbs in recent days.

Almost 500 Gallons of Gas Stolen at Tinley Park Station > The owner of a Shell service station called police Dec. 21 after audits over three days showed 470 gallons of premium gasoline missing from a pump. Police suspect a credit card scam took place.
Tinley Park Patch

Prosecutor Describes Fire District Staffer's 'Complicated Scheme to Embezzle' > Michelle Sopko's financial manipulations involved fake overtime and ghost payrolling, prosecutors claim.
Palos Patch

Sheriff Mum on Courthouse Security Man's Past as a Disgraced Cop > Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas refused to discuss whether his courthouse services coordinator—who committed suicide last week—had pleaded guilty to felonies he committed as a Summit police officer.
Mokena Patch

Pub Owner: ‘I’m A Little Bit Shocked About the Cocaine’ > "It was my father’s bar and he’d roll over in his grave if he saw what was going on," TC's Pub owner Robert Olson said.
Oak Lawn Patch

15-Year Old Flossmoor Boy Accused of Killing Brother > Michael Tigue is charged as an adult with first-degree murder after his brother 25-year-old brother Steven Tigue died of stabbing wounds Friday, police said. Bail was set at $2 million.
Homewood-Flossmoor Patch

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Klan Fliers with Candy Canes Found in Tinley > Plastic bags with fliers from the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were found last weekend in the neighborhood between Harlem and Oak Park avenues.
Tinley Park Patch


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