Motor Vehicle Thief Apprehended in Orland Park

Motor Vehicle Thief Apprehended in Orland Park

Motor Vehicle Thief Apprehended in Orland Park (Orland Park, IL) – On Thursday (01/06/22) at approximately 5 PM, the Orland Park Police Department responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle at 16333 LaGrange Road.

The victim reported while at Lifetime Fitness, he inadvertently left his car keys on a bench in the men’s locker room. When he returned to retrieve the keys, he discovered both the keys and his vehicle were missing.

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Officers on scene obtained surveillance video, along with additional evidence, that lead to the identification of the offender as Tauhid Thompson. The video showed Thompson entering Lifetime Fitness and leaving in the victim’s vehicle. Thompson later returned to the scene with another driver, in the stolen vehicle, to retrieve the vehicle he left behind, departing with both vehicles.

Thompson turned himself in at the police station on Thursday (01/06/22) at approximately 9 PM. He was taken into custody and charged at that time.

On Friday, 01/07/22, Thompson appeared at a bond hearing before the Honorable Judge
Havis at Bridgeview Courthouse. Thompson was issued a $10,000 Recognizance Bond.

Arrested:
Tauhid H Thompson (Male / 22 Years Old)
Flossmoor, IL 60422

Charges:
Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle Class 2 Felony

(All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)

Orland Park Police Department

One of the most visible Village departments, the Police work to keep the Orland Park community safe and oversee the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The Police Department is comprised of the following divisions: Administration, Patrol, Investigations and Administrative/Technical Services.

The Orland Park Police Department is the primary signal answering center for emergency calls for police, fire, and ambulance service for approximately 60,000 people in Orland Park and Orland Hills.

In addition to providing the community with professional, high quality, and effective police service, the department supports numerous community activities including, Special Olympics, National Night Out Against Crime, and Crime-free Housing Seminars.

Motor Vehicle Thief Apprehended in Orland Park

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