Illinois Police Link Thief To Wisconsin Vending Crime

Sept. 30, 2013

Illinois police have arrested a man in conjunction with two vending crimes in Illinois and Wisconsin, according to Park Ridge News. Sean Trathen, 28, was charged with theft, two counts of criminal damage to property and criminal trespass after he was discovered breaking into Oakton Driving Range in Park Ridge, Ill. The suspect had previously worked for a vending machine company and kept hundreds of keys when he left the business. Trathen allegedly broke into the Oakton Driving Range vending machine with his keys. He is also wanted for stealing money from a Wisconsin vending machine in 2012. Full story.