THE NAME GAME: Meet Some Recent Neighborhood Arrestees (And Their Multiple Names)

On the left, she’s Maria Baez. On the right, she’s Martha Rivera.
(Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office, Illinois Dept of Corrections)

CWB has learned that the woman who is charged with battering a police officer and breaking into vehicles at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail headquarters last week is on parole for burglary and manufacture/distribution of cocaine…under a different name.

While police identified the woman last week as Maria Baez, court records and Illinois Department of Corrections records also identify her as Martha Rivera.

Baez/Rivera’s co-arrestee last week, Edwin Torres, has previously been arrested in Cook County as “Ebony Humphrey.”

Prostitution Arrest

Macon. (Chicago Police Dept)

After a long hiatus, it appears that Chicago police are once again addressing prostitution in the neighborhood.

Manual Macon (Yes, Manual), 37, was arrested in the 800 block of Aldine for soliciting late on Thursday, November 6.

This spring, he served two days for soliciting in the 5000 block of Madison after offering oral sex to an undercover cop for $12.

Macon’s 142-entry-long Cook County Criminal Court file  contains arrests under the names Lee Macon, Emannuel Jackson, John Bratt, Daryle Jackson, Shawn Williams, Shawn Macon, Tyrone Martin, Sean Mason, David Johnson, Manuel Lee, David Lee, Emmanuel Macon, and Eddie Brooks.

Depending on which arrest report you read, he either lives in a homeless shelter on Canal Street or somewhere in Wilmette.

Burglary Bust

Duata Head, charged last week with a series of Lakeview burglaries, is believed to be the burglar who escaped a 1-hour manhunt in West Lakeview on Halloween night.

Among the items found in his possession after being arrested were a high school class ring and a camera that belong to two residents of a home in the 3400 block of Marshfield where the pursuit of a burglar began on October 31.

Police also recovered a Macbook and a trove of jewelry that was taken from an apartment in the 3200 block of Clifton.

Sheffield Garage

Terrel Parron, 19, and Andrew Givens, 22, are charged with trespassing after police found them in a parking garage near Belmont and Sheffield where 22 vehicles had been apparently burglarized.

Givens was charged in April with trespassing and assaulting a security guard at the Center on Halsted. The guard told police that Givens was barred from COH property. When he asked Givens to leave, the guard said, Givens threatened to knock his head off and slap the Bluetooth out of his ear.

The case was dismissed when the guard failed to show up in court.

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