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posted: 12/19/2013 5:35 PM

Three men arrested in Lake County robberies

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  • Monchello Tucker

    Monchello Tucker

  • Antonio Tucker

    Antonio Tucker

  • Kantrall Brumfield

    Kantrall Brumfield


Three Waukegan men face charges following the robberies of four women who had been shopping in the city, authorities said Thursday.

The robberies occurred between Dec. 12 and 15, Waukegan police said. In each case, the thieves -- armed with a BB gun -- followed the women to their homes from stores, police said.

None of the victims was injured. Personal items, credit cards and cash were stolen, police said.

Monchello Tucker, 24, of the 1700 block of Sunset Avenue, was charged with three counts of aggravated robbery.

Kantrall Brumfield, 27, of the 1000 block of Judge Avenue, was charged with four counts of aggravated robbery.

Antonio Tucker, 22, of the 1000 block of Judge Avenue, was charged with three counts of identity theft and two counts of unlawful use of a credit card.

The Tuckers are brothers, Waukegan police said. They were arrested Tuesday

and Brumfield was arrested Wednesday.

Waukegan and Gurnee police investigated the crimes. Waukegan police declined to say what led investigators to the suspects.

The suspects are due in court Jan. 22.

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