Sunday 9 June 2013 6:25PM: A man standing on the Sheridan Red Line platform was smacked in the face by an arriving train. He was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he died of his injuries at 12:08AM Monday. Case #HW311564 8:58PM: A clerk at Halsted Smoke Shop, 3448 N. Halsted, called for help
Sunday 9 June 2013 2:01 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW310719 Officers responded to a call of four gunshots heard on Aldine Avenue, just east of the worthless Halsted Street police camera this morning. A witness on scene saw three black men and one black female drive away from the scene in a 4-door silver sedan. At
Saturday 11:54PM: A woman was just minding her business at Clark Street and Newport Avenue when an unknown woman walked up and started beating her in the face with a shoe. An officer drove the victim around the neighborhood in an effort to find the attacker, described as a female, white with brunette hair, a
Fire this camera. (Image: Google) Saturday 8 June 2013 3:23 AM Chicago Police Department Case #HW309450 That Chicago Police Department camera with the flashing blue light at Halsted and Aldine seems to have zero effect on crime. Rather, the light almost seems to attract trouble. Once again this morning, the infamous Halsted and Aldine intersection
Three guests were robbed in room 324 at the Best Western hotel on Broadway. Friday 31 May 201312:28 PMChicago Police Department Case #HW298331 Here’s something that our Police Department failed to mention at this week’s Wrigleyville and Boystown CAPS meeting. Three tourists were held at gunpoint, bound with duct tape, and then robbed inside room 324
This means you. Friday 7 June 2013 Tactical cars worked Belmont Avenue last night and wrangled a few knuckleheads in the process. 12:33AM: Eight men believed to be selling drugs were dispersed from the sidewalk in front of 903 W. Belmont, right next door to everyone’s favorite late night Subway restaurant. Among those involved is
Micro news site DNAInfo.com runs a detailed story about Wednesday’s Wrigleyville and Boystown CAPS meeting. It’s a good read. “Crimes such as robberies and batteries in Lakeview have indeed increased in the past two years, and a violent summer in 2011 ignited tensions between various those offering [sic] youth services and other members of the
Wednesday 5 June 2013 1:44 AM Chicago Police Department Case # NONE Employees at the always “interesting” Subway restaurant, 901 W. Belmont, reported a male, black, wearing a black hoodie and red pants was selling drugs in their store. The dealer shuffled away before cops arrived.
Tuesday 4 June 2013 3:06 AM How about them apples? That’s two quiet nights in a row. Just a couple of curiosities: At 3:07AM, a 911 caller said a bunch of cross-dressing assailants in a black truck threatened her with a gun outside the Belmont L station. Police toured the area thoroughly, spoke with the
One of Amarri C. Bowens’ many, many, many mugshots. (Image: Cook County Sheriff’s Office) The Chicago Tribune today carries the story of Amarri C. Bowens. In his short 22 years on this planet, Bowens has racked up 77 arrests, including his most recent dickish move: Stealing $29.89 worth of Starburst candy from the Addison L station
The monthly Chicago Police neighborhood meeting for Wrigleyville and Boystown is scheduled for this Wednesday at 7PM at the 19th district police station, 850 W. Addison Street. The meetings have been interesting historically in that it’s “interesting” to have uniformed police officers openly lie to you. The meetings have become somewhat more truthful in recent
Sunday 2 June 20131:53 AMChicago Police Department Case #HW300721 A man was robbed of his wallet behind Slugger’s Bar, 3540 N. Clark Street. The victim said a short-haired male, black, about 5’10” tall, 160 pounds, wearing a white T-shirt strong-armed him and fled.