Judge Luckman Reduces Charges, Robber Strikes Again
Armed gang member got a pass from Judge Luckman
Last July, Britten bit a Macy’s security guard who tried to stop him from leaving with stolen merchandise at 111 North State Street, according to police and court records. He was charged with felony aggravated battery of a merchant and misdemeanor retail theft. But Cook County Judge Marvin Luckman agreed to throw out the theft charge and reduced the felony count to misdemeanor battery in exchange for Britten’s guilty plea. Luckman granted Britten a two-year conditional discharge on August 8, 2017.
On August 31, 2017, Britten was arrested after management and customers reported that he was flashing handguns, yelling gang terms, and threatening to hurt somebody at Chick-fil-A, 177 South State Street.
Police said surveillance video showed Britten bring a leather bag containing two handguns into the restaurant. At some point, he took one of the guns out, placed it in his waistband, and said “I’m going to hurt somebody outside,” according to prosecutors.
Britten repeatedly yelled, “I’m BD! I’m BD,” a reference to the Black Disciples street gang, his arrest report said.