Police: Zion man found in bushes with stolen chain saw
BY JIM NEWTON firstname.lastname@example.org September 20, 2013 9:42AM
Marcus Hampton, 43, of the 6000 Block of Campbell Street, Chicago.
Updated: October 22, 2013 6:08AM
Two men were arrested by Lake County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly being caught in the act of stealing a chain saw in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, police said.
Marcus Hampton, 43, of the 6000 Block of Campbell Street, Chicago; and Darrin Mack, 46, of the 3000 Block of Emmaus Avenue, Zion, were charged with burglary, attempted burglary and theft over $300.
At about midnight Sept. 6, a Beach Park homeowner on the 39000 block of Holdridge Avenue allegedly saw Hampton and Mack attempting to break into his garage, according to Lake County Sheriff’s reports.
Deputies found Mack in the bushes holding a chain saw, police said. The chain saw was returned to the owner.
Hampton is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 26, and Mack has a court date of Oct. 3.