Woman Charged with Felony Theft After Allegedly Stealing From Frankfort Kohl's

Nena Phillips allegedly attempted to take $602 worth of jeans and shirts from the department store, before she was apprehended in the process.

A Park Forest woman was arrested on Oct. 19 in Frankfort for allegedly damaging and attempting to steal clothing from a Kohl’s department store.

Nena Phillips, 26, of the 100 block E. Sycamore Drive, was charged with retail theft, a felony, and criminal damage to property, a misdemeanor.

An officer was called at 6 p.m. to the Frankfort Kohl’s store on the 1100 block of Lincoln Highway. When he arrived, a loss prevention officer had Phillips in custody for retail theft.

Phillips had allegedly attempted to steal several jeans and shirts worth a total of $602. Phillips also allegedly removed the security sensors from the clothing, causing damage to the merchandise.

Phillips was arrested and booked at the Frankfort Police Department before being transported to Will County Jail. She was released on Oct. 20. Her court date is Nov. 26. 

Police report information is provided by the Frankfort Police Department, Will County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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