Park Ridge Police Arrest Copper Thief
On Tuesday February 28th at 7:45 am, Park Ridge Police Department Detectives took Mr. Hugo Bravo, M/H/34 of 2805 W. Coyle, Chicago, into custody outside his residence in connection with an ongoing investigation into a number of thefts of copper downspouts that occurred in Park Ridge between February 20th and 25th. Following leads that were provided by witnesses in two of the incidents, Detectives were able to identify and locate Mr. Bravo, and take him into custody as he was loading proceeds into his car at his residence on the 28th. Mr. Bravo has been charged with 3 Class A misdemeanors for thefts that occurred in the 500 block of Leonard, the 500 block of Grand, and the 200 block of Grand. Mr. Bravo was released on bond with a court date of April 2nd in the Second District of Cook County Court building in Skokie.