Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Frankfort business canceled its tobacco license on Tuesday, after being burglarized several times in recent months.
Former Frankfort business Tobacco House canceled its tobacco license on Dec. 18 at a village hearing. The tobacco shop, which was located at 19985 La Grange Rd., closed on Nov. 28. Former location manager Mir Razvi said at Tuesday’s hearing that the business was forced to close. Tobacco House was burglarized three times in the last six months, most recently in early November. During the Nov. 4 burglary, more than 30 cartons of cigarettes were stolen. Frankfort Deputy Police Chief Kevin Keegan said in an earlier interview with Patch that this type of criminal activity could be the work of organized crews of professional cigarette burglars. Keegan said that cigarettes are easy to move and impossible to trace. The crews resell the stolen …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The incident is one of multiple burglaries to occur at Frankfort tobacco shops in recent months.
Frankfort business Tobacco House was burglarized Sunday night. The incident is one of multiple tobacco store burglaries to have occurred in the Frankfort area during the last six months. Frankfort police received a burglar alarm notification at 10:59 p.m. on Nov. 4 from the 19900 block of S. La Grange Road, according to Frankfort Police Department deputy chief Kevin Keegan. When police arrived, they found signs of forced entry. Officers met with a witness who said they saw two black male subjects exit the store and enter a small, black vehicle. The owners of Tobacco House reported that an amount of money totaling less than $500 was missing from the register. They also said that more than 30 cartons of cigarettes were taken. According to …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Plus: New bridal store sets grand opening for Feb. 10, two shops pay fines for selling tobacco to minors, and Evilena's extends hours.
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Monday, January 30, 2012
The owners of Cardinal Liquors and Tobacco House will meet with the mayor after both shops were cited for selling tobacco to minors.
Two LaGrange Road businesses are facing the review of their tobacco licenses during two separate public meetings this week. The owners of Cardinal Liquors and Tobacco House will meet with Mayor Jim Holland to discuss the status of their licenses after two recent and separate incidents where tobacco was sold to minors at the stores, said Mary Canino, Frankfort's manager of communications. A message is out to the Frankfort Police Department for details on the infractions. The meeting for Cardinal Liquors will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, and Tobacco House's meeting will be at 2 p.m. the same day. The location for both meetings is the Village Administration Building.