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Staff Report
3:00 am CST February 25, 2020

Two Lake County residents were charged with retail theft after police say they tried to steal about $1,500 in merchandise from a store in Lake Bluff.

James A. Allen, 54, of Waukegan, and Sarah Arechiga, 37, of Gurnee, were each charged with retail theft stemming from a Feb. 13 incident in the 900 block of Rockland Road.

Police say the pair tried to leave the general merchandise store with about $1,500 worth of items. Both the charges are felony-level.