BLOTTER: Machine Mischief

Saturday, 6 July 2013
8:16PM: The Closet bar, 3325 N. Broadway, reported that 4 offenders—2 black men with 2 women, stole the money from inside a gaming machine. The offenders were last seen driving southbound on Broadway toward Belmont in a red Dodge Caravan with a temporary license plate. Case #HW351086.

9:25PM: One arrest for battery at Cafe Risque, 3419 N. Clark, after the offender punched a bouncer in the face. Case #HW351147

Sunday, 7 July 2013
1:35AM: Security at Wrigleyville’s Red Ivy, 3525 N. Clark, detained a suspect who was caught pickpocketing customers at the bar. Case #: No report filed.

2:23AM: An off-duty cop detained a battery offender at Merkle’s Bar & Grill. Case #HW351396.

UPDATED 14 JULY 2013: Added case number info for 8:16PM and 1:35AM incidents.

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