Anthony Bass

Anthony Bass

Chicago man nabbed for Jewel burglary while at jail

A Chicago man was arrested last week on felony counts of commercial burglary and felony retail theft stemming from a case in June.

Anthony Bass, 19, was charged October 20 after he was found already in custody at Cook County Jail and being held without bail.

Palos Heights police were initially called to the Jewel Osco store on June 25 for a report of a retail theft that occurred.

Captured on video was a man, identified as Bass, prying open the locked liquor cabinet and taking multiple liquor bottles with a total value over $1,000.

Bass was believed to have committed similar crimes in surrounding communities.

Bass had been arrested by Chicago police on July 3 for being in possession of a vehicle taken in a vehicular hijacking and was being held without bail.

Palos Heights Criminal Investigations Division interviewed Bass, who allegedly gave a full confession to the June incident.

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