Two area residents were attacked within one hour Sunday night, possibly by the same robbery crew. The offenders remain at large. 1300 Block of Waveland — 10:40PM Two offenders jumped out of a white 4-door car and asked the victim for money as he walked down the street. Suddenly, at least one of the robbers
Stay alert on side streets tonight. 2 residents victimized. Offenders jumping out of white car, possibly 4-door, possibly a Toyota. One victim punched in face, ran away on Waveland. Woman lost her purse in strong arm attack at Diversey/Pine Grove. Offenders: young black men, 18-20, wearing all black clothing. Full report coming overnight….
Two thefts were reported in the neighborhood Saturday evening, but few details are available. At 6:10PM, a witness reports seeing a man’s wallet get snatched at 820 W. Belmont as the victim takes out a credit card. It is unclear if police make contact with the victim. UPDATE November 23, 2013: This incident has been
Ryan Brandis, a 26-year-old man who has racked up a lengthy arrest record for activities in Wrigleyville and Boystown, returned to Cook County Jail this week. CWB reported on Brandis’ frequent brushes with the law on November 5. Brandis was booked on Tuesday for residential burglary, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s website, His bail is
Robbed at gunpoint in Wrigleyville, but there may never be a report. No report means “no crime occurred” for the statistics. After being robbed at gunpoint and punched in the face near Sheffield and Clark around 4 o’clock this morning, a robbery victim was driven around the area by police to look for the offender.
November is off to a positive start, with the month’s robberies pacing flat to down when compared to 2012, 2008, and 2003. The city has released the following information regarding robberies in our neighborhood since the last CWB Ticker update. CWB’s original reports of incidents are linked via the case numbers, when available. Case: HW519802
Another local nuisance, who has been arrested at least twice this year for participating in robberies in the neighborhood, was stopped by police across from the 19th district police station at 8:34 this morning. During the street stop, the individual could be heard explaining to officers that he “just came out of there.” It is
It was another quiet night, with the exception of various arrests around Belmont and Sheffield. A “suspicious person” call brought police to Belmont and Racine, where the “suspicious person” was found to be wanted and taken into custody. All in all, though, we’ve enjoyed fairly quiet streets during the recent cold snap. The weekend’s bringing
Are you looking for a balanced report of what transpired when the Broadway Youth Center (BYC) came up for discussion at Monday’s Southeast Lakeview Neighbors meeting? We recommend reading the Windy City Times’ story here. The WCT has a track record of being very soft on stories about neighborhood safety, but they get this story right. Kudos to