O’Donnell St., 2900 block, Jan. 27, 12:12 a.m. The shop reported that while employees were preparing to close, two
male suspects entered the store. One went behind the counter and started putting money from the registers into a bag; the other stood near the exit with a semi-automatic handgun. The suspects exited and ran east on O’Donnell St.
S. Broadway, 100 block, Jan. 28, 1:52 a.m. According to the convenience store, a suspect entered and waited for all the customers to exit. He had his hand in a black bag, indicating he had a gun. The clerk said “hold up, hold up” several times, and the suspect replied “give me money, give me money.” The clerk then started serving another customer while another employee called the police. The suspect gave up and walked out.
S. Broadway, 200 block, Jan. 29, 10:06 p.m. The victim stated that the suspect came into the bar and asked if Missy or Chrissy was working. He jumped over the bar and pointed a silver handgun at the victim and pushed her toward the register. He pushed her to the ground and started taking the money. The victim pushed the panic alarm; another suspect searched patrons at the bar.
E. Fayette St., 1700 block, Jan. 30, 2:15 a.m. A man said that while he was at a red light, another car hit him from behind. The man who had struck his vehicle exited his car, along with a passenger, and displayed a black revolver. “You know what time it is,” he said. The victim handed over his property; the two suspects fled.
E. Baltimore St., 3400 block Jan. 30, 2:40 a.m. A woman told police that she was walking the block when a man she knew as “Man Man” asked if she wanted to buy crack. She said no. He asked for a couple dollars, and she took some bills out of her sleeve. The suspect then grabbed her arm, took all of her money, and fled north on Highland Ave.
S. Conkling St., unit block, Jan. 30, 10:50 a.m. A woman told police that after a dispute over money, and continued touching from the male suspect, the male suspect gave her $16. The suspect then beat her with a board and took the money back. She kicked him in the groin and got away. During the investigation, the suspect returned to the area and was arrested. The victim was issued a citation for solicitation.
S. Broadway, 500 block, Feb. 1, 9:54 p.m. According to the liquor store, the suspect entered with a black handgun, demanded the money from the register be put in an orange tote bag, had cigarettes and liquor placed in the bag as well, and then fled.
Gough St., 2200 block, Feb. 1, 10 p.m. According to the bartender, the suspect entered the bar wearing a black mask and holding a black handgun. He demanded that the money from the register be placed in an orange tote bag. The bartender obliged, giving him money from the register and the vault, and then the suspect demanded money from four customers.
Eastern Ave., 6200 block, Feb. 2, 12:45 p.m. A man reported that the female suspect kicked in the door to the location, assaulted him, and took his cell phone. He said that she was yelling that she wanted the money owed her. A warrant was issued and the suspect was arrested by patrol.
E. Lombard St., 900 block, Jan. 27, 4:14 a.m. The victim said that he heard a loud noise at his front door and he found an unknown person trying to force it open. The suspect fled.
Debelius Ave., 700 block, Jan. 27, 7 p.m. A woman reported that an unknown suspect broke in through the rear door, which doesn’t lock properly. The suspect stole copper pipes.
N. Kenwood Ave., 100 block, Jan. 28, 11 a.m. A woman came home from work and found her bedroom ransacked. An investigation revealed that someone entered the second story window using a ladder, broke the window, and got in. No property was reported stolen at the time.
N. Clinton St., 100 block, Jan. 28, 4:25 p.m. A woman reported that she was in the living room, and her purse was next to her on the floor. She got up and went into the kitchen with family when she heard a voice call out for “Mindy,” the name of someone else who lives at the location. When the victim went out of the kitchen, she saw a man grab the money from her purse and run to a gray sedan, possibly an Acura, and drive away. During the investigation, Mindy came home. She told police that she wasn’t expecting visitors and had no idea who the man could have been.