Cops Bust Three Men for Stealing 11 Lexuses

In all 18 luxury cars have been stolen since Saturday

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    A trio of brazen Chicago car thieves have pretty good taste in automobiles. Unfortunately the alleged thieves are not too bright because surveillance cameras caught their every move. (Published Thursday, Oct 15, 2009)

    A trio of brazen Chicago car thieves have pretty good taste in automobiles. Unfortunately the alleged thieves are not too bright because surveillance cameras caught their every move.

    Cops arrested three men in connection with the ballsy car heist on the West Side, in which 11 Lexus automobiles went missing from  the lot at McGrath Lexus.

    Gregory Lee, 32, of the 8100 block of South Parnell Avenue, was charged with unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, a felony. Isaac Lampley, age not specified, of the 8100 block of South Harvard Avenue, and Kevin Foster, 31, of the 11100 block of South Parnell Avenue, were both charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle. Lampley was also cited with traffic offenses.

    Police busted Lampley and Foster during a routine traffic stop.

    The cops say there are "some strong indications" that these thieves also allegedly ripped off cars from a Land Rover dealer in Lake Bluff.

    Six Jaguars and and one Land Rover worth an estimated $325,000 were stolen last weekend from Imperial Motors.

    Jordan Aron, owner of Imperial Motors in Lake Bluff, said Lake Bluff police officers discovered the theft of six Jaguars and a Land Rover during a routine patrol about 2 a.m. Saturday morning.