Crime Blotter

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Aliceanna St., 1700 block, February 15 at 4:25 p.m. The victim said that Suspect #1, an African-American male between 30-35 years- old, placed a knife to his back and said “Give me what’s in your wallet.” The victim then kicked Suspect #2, an African-American juvenile. The suspects then walked away. No property was taken.

N. Belnord Ave., unit block, February 16 at 7:06 p.m. The victim said she was approached from behind by two African-American males. One suspect removed a silver revolver from his hip area and demanded money. The victim said she didn’t have much. The suspect took her bag which was filled with hockey equipment, a phone, and money. One suspect held a gun to her side and the other went through the victim’s pockets.

O’Donnell St., 6500 block, February 18 at 7:20 p.m. The victim said that she was receiving texts from her daughter stating that she needed money. The victim then met her daughter and noticed that in the daughter’s car were a Caucasian male and an African-American juvenile. The daughter jumped out of the car and told her mother that the two men had assaulted her. The mother yelled at the men as they exited the car and began to walk away. The victim’s husband then followed the suspects who tried to get into the vehicle and flee. The mother got into the passenger side of the car to help when the Caucasian suspect took her phone and punched her multiple times. The suspects then fled.

S. Bond St., 200 block, February 19 at 1:30 a.m. The victim said that while walking he was stopped by an African-American male in his 20s and an African-American male between 43-43 years-old. The suspect assaulted the victim and then pulled out a knife, threatening to stab him. One suspect took money from the victim’s wallet before both fled.

E. Lombard St., 2100 block, February 19 at 6:10 p.m. The victim was approached by an African-American male in a ski mask who tried to grab her purse. The victim struggled and Suspect #2, an African-American male, helped Suspect #1 take the purse and pushed the victim to the ground. The suspects fled in a black Nissan Maxima.

Kane St., 300 block, February 19 at 8:30 a.m. The officer responded to Patterson High School for reports of a robbery. The five victims said that while they were walking to school they were approached by four African-American males and one African-American female. One suspect produced a gun and put it to one of the victim’s necks and said “Give me your phone.” The suspect didn’t take the phone because it was broken and pointed the gun at another victim and took their cell phone.

Esther Pl., 3400 block, February 21 at 2 a.m. Officers responded to the scene and found the victim lying on the ground and suffering from multiple stab wounds to his hands and head. The victim said that the suspects, three Hispanic males with one suspect wielding a machete, approached him and demanded his belongings. The victim attempted to flee but was assaulted.

S. Grundy St., 200 block, February 21 at 11:44 p.m. Victim #1 stated that they were walking when they observed the suspects, five Hispanic males, inside a grey 4-door sedan outside a nightclub. The suspects yelled “Stop right there, give me everything.” Victim #2 was then assaulted with a machete and a baseball bat and had their cell phone and cash taken. Victim #1 was chased down the block by one suspect.


Oldham St., 400 block, February 17 at 11:30 p.m. The victim was walking home when three Hispanic males, all approximately 18 years-old and wearing ski masks, came from behind a parked car. One was wielding a machete. The victim ran into his house and the suspects attempted to gain entry but were unsuccessful and fled.

S. Broadway, 200 block, February 20 at 10:26 p.m. The victim reported that he was standing at the bus stop when he was approached by an African-American male in dark clothing who asked him about the 10 bus and then left. The victim said the suspect came back and cut him on his hand.


Gough St., 1200 block, February 15 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. An unknown suspect forced open the rear kitchen window, gained entry, and took jewelry, coins, and handbags.

S. Decker St., 1100 block, February 15 between 5-6 p.m. An unknown suspect shattered the rear window of the 2006 BMW and took two guns.

E. Lombard St., 1800 block, February 18 between 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. An unknown suspect entered the location by opening a rear window. The house was ransacked and taken was a TV, a jar of coins, and jewelry.

N. Milton Ave., 200 block, between February 9 at 12 p.m. and February 18 at 2 p.m. Victim was Deli and Grocery Store. An unknown suspect kicked in the interior door and took a garage bag filled with cigars, cigarettes, headphones, and ten jars of honey. The ATM was also damaged in an attempt to gain entry to the money. A black glove was recovered at the scene.

N. Glover St., 400 block, between February 19 at 9 p.m. and February 20 at 10 a.m. An unknown suspect pried the bedroom door open, possibly with a knife, and took gold chains, rings, and bracelets.

N. Linwood Ave., 400 block, February 20 between 1-10:50 p.m. An unknown suspect gained entry by opening the unlocked front door and took a PlayStation 4 and controllers, and a Toshiba laptop.

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