Crime Blotter

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Toone St., 6200 block, May 7 at 12:14 a.m. Officers responded to the location and initially couldn’t locate the victim. The victim approached the officers and stated he was shot. He was not cooperative with investigators and was transferred to Bayview Hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg.


Eastern Ave., 4000 block, May 8 at 2:59 a.m. Suspect was an African-American male between 30-35 years-old. Investigation is ongoing.


S. Collington Ave., 100 block, May 8 at 11:20 p.m. A cab driver arrived to the scene  to pick up a passenger when the suspect, a 25-year-old African-American male, approached him and opened the passenger side of the vehicle. He held a knife to the victim’s stomach and demanded his money. The victim gave him money and an iPhone and the suspect fled on foot.

S. Ellwood Ave., 1000 block, May 8 at 2:30 a.m. The victim reported that he was highly intoxicated when a Caucasian male suspect approached him and produced a knife, saying “Give me your stuff.” The suspect took an iPhone and a wallet containing money.

Bank St., 1500 block, May 10 at 8:30 a.m. The victim, a juvenile, reported that he was walking to a bus stop when a group of five African-American male juveniles put him in a chokehold and punched and kicked him. They said “What’s in your pocket?” and took money from his pockets before fleeing northbound.

S. Patterson Park Ave., 500 block, May 10 at 6 p.m. Victim was Seasons Pizza. The victim was walking back to his car after making a delivery when a Caucasian male put a knife to his stomach and said “Don’t do anything, don’t say anything or your son won’t have a father.” He ordered the victim to drive to Bank St. and he took an iPhone and money.

S. Linwood Ave., 100 block, May 10 at 8:50 p.m. The victim said that while he was walking, an African-American male in his 20s grabbed him and pushed him against the wall and displayed a knife. The victim showed him that his wallet was empty and the suspect took his debit card and cell phone and fled eastbound.

Gough St., 1400 block, May 10 at 8:30 a.m. The victim was walking to work when an African-American male juvenile punched him in the right eye. The victim fell to the ground and four suspects began to assault him and demand his cell phone and wallet. The victim fought back and the suspects gave up, fleeing eastbound. No property was taken.

S. Bond St., 800 block, May 10 at 11:21 p.m. Two victims were walking when the suspect, an African-American male between 25-30 years-old approached them, displayed a black handgun, and said “Give me your money or I’m going to *&^%ing kill you.” The victims handed over a wallet and a clutch purse containing money and an iPhone. Area canvas was negative.

E. Lombard St., 3300 block, May 11 at 9:45 p.m. The victim was approached by behind by a 25-year-old African-American male in a blue hoodie. The suspect punched the victim in the face and said “Give me your money.” The suspect was unsuccessful in taking the victim’s wallet and fled. Area canvas was negative.


S. Regester St., 300 block, May 8 at 111:50 p.m. Witnesses reported that the victim was verbally harassing the suspects, three African-American males, who then punched, kicked, and hit the victim with a traffic cone. Upon police arrival, the victim was combative.

N. Conkling St., 200 block, May 8 at 6 p.m. The victim watched a group of juveniles enter a vacant house. When he ordered them to leave, a juvenile African-American male picked up a rock and threw it at him, hitting the victim’s son in the wrist and abdomen. The reporting person chased the suspect until police arrival and the suspect was arrested.


Kane St., 500 block, between May 7 at 7 p.m. and May 8 at 8:30 a.m. An unknown suspect broke into the business by breaking the dead lock on a side door. After gaining entry, the suspect took money from a drawer.

Oldham St., 300 block, May 8 at 3:10 p.m. The victim heard knocking on her front door and observed an African-American male in his 20s on her front porch. She was frightened and ran upstairs and locked herself in her room. Later, the doorknob to her room started to shake and she called police. The suspect was gone, nothing was taken but her TV was unhooked in an attempt to take it.

S. Duncan St., 400 block, May 10 between 7 a.m.-5;40 p.m. An unknown suspect entered the location through the front window and took a Playstation and games from the living room.

N. Milton Ave., 400 block, May 10 at 12 p.m. The victim arrived to the location and observed an African-American male in his 30s loading rolls of roofing materials into his truck. When asked about it, the suspect said he thought it was trash and fled. Later it was discovered that a generator, air compressor, and other tools were taken and the second-floor window was broken into.

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