Suspected retail theft ring broken

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Four people are charged with running a retail theft ring.

The Sun-Times reports 36-year-old Dragan Moro Owens, 34-year-old Natsasa Petrov, 18-year-old Kochak Owens, and 21-year-old Zvanko Dobobrov are all being held on bond.

Arlington Heights police say they expect a fifth suspect to surrender this week.

Police say the suspects stole merchandise from stores in the Chicago area and sold the items online.

Someone would distract security guards, while others did the shoplifting.

Search warrants were executed at the suspects’ homes and in their safe deposit boxes.

Police say they recovered $20,000 in stolen merchandise, along with a Mercedez-Benz, two firearms, more than $100,000 in cash and $45,000 in jewelry.


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