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Smash And Grab Last Night At JCPenney – Dumb Burglar?

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JCPenny – Pleasant Prairie
(Courtesy Pleasant Prairie Police)

Early this morning PPPD received an alarm at JCPenney. Three suspects smashed the front door and went to the jewelry dept. They made off with some low level jewelry and fled the scene.

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“To the overzealous burglar who left his blood on the smashed jewelry case, we say THANK YOU,” said a representative of PPPD. “It is refreshing to see criminals work so hard to assist us in their eventual capture. We’ll be in touch soon.”

Pleasant Prairie Police also sent a big thanks to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for assisting. The third shift Deputies assisted Pleasant Prairie Police.

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  • Kevin Mathewson

    Kevin Mathewson is a disciple of Christ, husband and a father to two wonderful children. Mathewson was born and raised in Lake County, IL and worked as a police & fire dispatcher from 2005 to 2010 in Round Lake Beach, IL. Mathewson moved to Kenosha County in 2006, later being elected to the position of Alderman of the 8th District in 2012 and 2016. Mathewson is a private investigator, security contractor, journalist, and photographer. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, camping and boating. His favorite amendment is the second, followed closely by the first. He loves his country and community.

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15 Responses

  1. So the police will spend money on DNA testing to identify the culprit/culprits and then the Kenosha DA will plead it down to a misdemeanor even if the bad actors are already out on bond awaiting their next big break. (pun intended)





    1. And give the criminal three years of probation like the high speed chase/Ulta thugs who were just sentenced.

    2. This is why DAs should have it post a disposition on every case publicly, and explain “why” they gave an easy plea deal. Should be on their webpage for all to see. May embarrass them i to doing their jobs

  2. Why break into a store that, first of all probably doesn’t have that much “cash” on hand even during a good day, and also has really not a lot of valuable merchandise as well. Aim higher criminals, at least go to the outlet mall!

  3. With Josh Kaul’s crime lab, the blood from a burglary will be analyzed sometime in 2032.

  4. Pleasant Prairie is becoming a nice high crime area with severely overpriced houses for sale. 600k for a condo in The Cottages wtf for? Nice price tag for a community with shootings, smash and grabs, and all the crime that K town has.

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