Madison
47° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Chicago woman arrested 396 times

Published On: Apr 25 2013 02:02:17 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 24 2013 10:07:58 AM CDT
Police car, lights, generic

iStock / Terraxplorer

A Chicago woman has been arrested at least 396 times since since 1978.

Shermain Miles, 51, has been arrested numerous times for theft, crimes related to prostitution and an attack on a a City Council member in 2010, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. She is well known around Chicago's North Side neighborhood, despite using at least 83 different aliases while committing crimes.

Miles, who is homeless, is currently imprisoned and is due before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. She could be be behind bars until April 2014. Miles has spent time in area mental hospitals and participated in several community programs.

Her arrests have numbered so many that she is in the top 1 percent for all current Chicago Police Department arrestees reports The Associated Press. Within the last year all her cases have been assigned to a one community-based prosecutor.

Advertisement
  • jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

    Juliet James/SXC

    Halloween

    Games, recipes, trick-or-treating, scary movies and everything else you need to make your Halloween extra spooky.

  • Politician, politics, debate, election

    iStock / bns124

    Election Coverage

    Get up-to-date on political stories, Reality Check the latest political ads, learn about the candidates and find election results in our special section.

  • Ebola virus pink

    CDC

    Ebola special coverage

    Get the latest news on the Ebola outbreak and resources to help you learn more about the deadly virus.

Advertisement