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CAUSE AND EFFECT: Manpower Woes Force Police To Rob Peter, Pay Paul

The police department’s Boystown/Wrigleyville robbery mission detail is not comprised of additional police officers brought in to attack the area’s problem. Rather, regularly scheduled beat cars that would ordinarily be patrolling other parts of the 19th District are being pulled out of their usual patrol operations to sit in Wrigleyville and Boystown hot spots. As

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STREET BRAWL: Officer Injured By Pole-Swinging Wildman

Saturday 20 April 20133:46 AMChicago Police Department Case #HW240148 REPORT: Callers reported a huge fight in the street outside of Berlin, 954 West Belmont, in which a white male wearing a dark shirt and white jeans was swinging a pole at the nightclub’s bouncer. RESOLUTION: A female officer was injured in the melee and transported

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KNIFE ATTACK: Victim Knifed At Belmont Subway Sandwich Shop, Thankfully Didn't Have To Eat The Food, Cops Say

Friday29 March 20132:52 AMChicago Police Department Case #HW210728 REPORT: Witnesses heard customers inside the Subway sandwich shop at 901 W. Belmont screaming and yelling “drop the knife” at a black male wearing a black jacket. RESOLUTION: One victim was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital with knife wounds. There is no indication that the assailant was

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FOOT PURSUIT: Five Arrested Southwest of Belmont L Station

Sunday 14 April 20132:27 AMChicago Police Department Case #HW232234 Five occupants of a vehicle were arrested on as-yet unknown charges southwest of the Belmont L station. One suspect, described as a white Hispanic man, fled southbound in the alley behind N. Kenmore from W. Barry Avenue. He was apprehended in the garage at 3020 N.

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LIGHTER SIDE: Idling Papa John's Delivery Car Stolen, Recovered

Sunday14 April 20132:02 AMChicago Police Department Case # NO REPORT WAS TAKEN. REPORT: An idling Papa John’s delivery car was stolen from Buckingham and Broadway. The hot silver Toyota Tercel was last seen heading northbound on Halsted. RESOLUTION: The vehicle was immediately spotted one block away, abandoned outside of Minibar by a police unit that