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How To Guide Found with Suspected Car Burglar

By Anthonia Akitunde in News on Dec 6, 2009 6:45PM

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A man suspected of stealing items out of a Jeep Cherokee -- with the help of a self-written how to guide -- was ordered to be held on a $125,000 bail Saturday.

Derrick Barringer, 29, faces a felony burglary charge, according to the Sun-Times. Police found Barringer early Friday morning as he allegedly burglarized a Jeep Cherokee near the 5100 block of North Oakley Avenue. Officers on a routine patrol recognized the man and chased him down.

Upon arrest, one of the things police found on the suspect was a guide to robbing cars, full of tips police said Barringer may have written himself: “Keep looking around for five seconds. Run through gangways. Be carfule [sic]. If you hear squealing brakes it may be a cop coming, so look behind you.’’

This was the third time in three weeks police "caught doing the same thing," police told the Sun-Times. The suspect allegedly stole a pair of gloves and what appeared to be a clipboard or business folder, the report said. Police say Barringer has a history of robbing Jeeps and minivans.