GRIME: Empty Trap

CRIME

A man in a messenger's uniform taxied along Ogden Avenue in the Chicago suburbs one afternoon last week, came to a halt at Smith's Barbecue near La Grange. Two men in a Ford sedan drove alongside the taxi.

"Have you got a package for Smith?" asked one.

"Here it is," said the man in messenger's uniform. He handed over a small bundle.

The sedan started up with a jerk, shot down Wolf Road. The taxi driver and his passenger leaped from their cab, began dancing up & down in the road, waving their arms at an...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!