MUGSHOTS: Charles Tyrone "OPEN SORES" Watkins, 41, and Claiborne "FINKLE JUICE" Robertson, 42, of Chicago.
Two Chicago men have been charged with posing as police officers to rob an Elmhurst store of $39,000 in cigarettes, police said.
According to police, the two men entered the Little Shopper store, in the 600 block of N. York Road, around 9:42 a.m. May 11 and identified themselves as inspectors. They took the clerk to a back room, and handcuffed him, according to police.
Claiborne Robertson, 42, of the 4200 block of West Crystal Street, and Charles Tyrone Watkins, 41, of the 4200 block of West Iowa Street, have been charged with armed robbery and are accused of taking 780 cartons of cigarettes from the store, police said.
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