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CWB TICKER: November 29, 2013

This month’s to-date robberies are below 2012 and 2008 numbers as of November 20th according to city records. Two alleged robberies with handguns in Wrigleyville this month have gone unrecorded on “official records.” (See HERE and HERE). The city has released the following information regarding robberies in our neighborhood since the last CWB Ticker update.

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BLOTTER: Miscellaneous Reports From Tuesday

A man was spotted walking southbound on Halsted from Waveland, stuffing money from a restaurant tip jar into his pants yesterday evening. An officer later determined that the jar had been taken from Panino’s pizza shop, 3702 N. Broadway, around 3:30PM. The thief is described as male, black, 5’10” tall, 25 years old, wearing cream-colored

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MISSING PIECES: Thieves Strike Yet Another Honda

Still more reasons to not own a car in Chicago (although this Ventra thing has us reconsidering): 4:34PM Sunday Officers on routine patrol find a silver Honda sitting on blocks in the 3600 block of Recreation Drive north of Belmont Harbor. All of the Honda’s wheels are gone. Police locate the owner at a nearby

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VIDEO: Our Manpower-Sucking “Entertainment District”

Every weekend, we post a long list of fights that hogged our district’s shrinking police resources, often preventing officers from responding forcefully and quickly to major problems like street robberies. This weekend’s list is below. For a change, we thought we would share some videos. These are street brawls and batteries in Wrigleyville, just like