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CWB TICKER: October 11, 2013

The city released the following robbery details since our last Ticker update. Case#: HW471490 Date: 28 Sep 2013 7:30PM Block: 900 W BELMONT AVE Description: ROBBERY STRONGARM – NO WEAPON Location: ALLEY Case#: HW472997 Date: 30 Sep 2013 12:20AM Block: 1200 W CORNELIA AVE Description: ROBBERY STRONGARM – NO WEAPON Location: STREET Case#: HW478767 Date:

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LUMP DAY: Wild Wednesday Morning In Boystown

A series of calls from citizens about large groups of men fighting, congregating, and harassing passers-by in Boystown culminated in a beating and robbery outside of D.S. Tequila Company Wednesday morning. At 12:06AM, a resident reported several men fighting and chasing each other in the alley behind the 3300 block of North Halsted. Officers arrived

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BLUE MONDAY: Beaten & Robbed In Boystown

At 1:30 this morning, police and an ambulance responded to help a man who had been beaten and robbed near the Robert Jeffrey Salon, 3434 N. Halsted at Newport. The victim was taken to Thorek Hospital for treatment. No offender information is available. The strong arm robbery is recorded in CPD case #HW484819. Strange Strangers

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BUILDING BLOCKS: Here's Your Sign

Block clubs ahoy!  There’s a good amount of chatter today about Alderman Tom Tunney’s hope to form block clubs to combat crime. Snark aside, we are big fans of neighbors looking out for neighbors and we are looking forward to seeing this idea grow. Although, we aren’t quite sure how effective they will be if

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FIREARMS 101: Revolver

It is good to see Alderman Tunney being upfront about another neighborhood incident, although we can’t quite figure out how he decides which ones to publish on his Facebook page. Anywho, the alderman today has confirmed CWB’s report from yesterday afternoon about a victim being robbed of $1,100 and reportedly shot at during a hold-up