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Month: December 2016
23 Dec

NEWS RELEASE
Chicago Police Department
Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi
Superintendent Director
312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999
For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs
December 22, 2016 312-745-6110
Man Charged for Stealing Packages in Logan Square
Offender: Joseph Richmond, 28
6800 block of S. Ridgeland Ave
Chicago, Illinois
Charges: One Felony Count of Theft- Prior Conviction
Court: Central Bond Court – 2600 S. California Avenue – December 23, 2016
Narrative: Joseph Richmond was charged after being positively identified as the
offender who on December 22, 2016 at 1:35 p.m. removed 2 packages from a
property on the 1900 block of N. Honore without the owner’s permission.
Richmond was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit and charged
accordingly. Richmond has multiple felony convictions and is currently on
parole after being convicted of Residential Burglary in 2015. No further
information is available.
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22 Dec

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

Community Alert

Seeking to Identify

Robbery CTA Redline (35th St)

About the Crime:

Area Central Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a strong-arm

robbery which occurred on 12 December 12, 2016 at approximately 1:00 a.m. on the

CTA Redline train. As the victim was on the train he was approached by the listed

offenders demanding his property. The offenders battered the victim, took the

victim’s property, and then fled the train.

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About the Offenders:

Offenders are described as:

(3) Male/Black, 20-30 years of age, 5’08”-6’00”, 160-220 lbs., medium to dark

complexion.

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

(312) 747-8382

HZ548503

December 22, 2016

HZ548-503

Chicago Police Department
Office of News Affairs
(312) 745-6110
Fax (312) 745-6999
22 Dec

NEWS RELEASE

Four Juveniles Charged in Multiple Armed Robberies
Offenders: Male Juvenile, 17 Male Juvenile, 16 Male Juvenile, 16 Male Juvenile, 15

Charges: Males 16, 16, 15
Five felony counts of Robbery- Armed with Firearm
One felony count of UUW
One felony count of Attempt- Vehicular Hijacking
One misdemeanor count of Criminal Trespass to Vehicle
Issuance of Warrant
Male 17 Charged with same as above plus
1 Felony count – Possession – Poss Amt Con Substance

 

Narrative: Four juvenile males were taken into custody and charged after being positively identified as
the offenders who committed an Armed Robbery on the 4000 block of S. Langley Ave. on
December 21, 2016 at 8:29 a.m. During this incident, the offenders pulled next to the 20-
year-old male victim in a tan sedan as the victim was walking at which time 2 offenders exited
and displayed a revolver while demanding the victim’s property. The victim cooperated and
the offenders fled in the same vehicle. Responding officers located the vehicle traveling S/B
on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. at which time the offenders fled at a high rate of speed
eventually striking a CTA bus at 43rd and LaSalle. All four offenders fled from the vehicle on
foot but were taken into custody after brief foot chases. Four females on the bus (Ages 58,
58, 59, 62) sustained non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash and were taken to
area hospitals in stable condition. A weapon was recovered inside of the offender’s vehicle
which was reported stolen from Matteson, IL. A custodial search of the 17-year-old offender
revealed prescription drugs which he did not have a prescription to possess and was therefor
also charged with one felony count of PCS. Subsequent investigation revealed that all four
offenders were responsible for four additional Armed Robberies which occurred in the 2nd
District the morning of December 21, 2016. All four offenders were charged accordingly. No
further information is available.
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21 Dec

NEWS RELEASE

Chicago Police Department

Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi

Superintendent Director

312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999

For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs

December 21, 2016 312-745-6110

Two Offenders Arrested in 004th District Minutes After Carjacking

Offenders: Male, 17 Janary Fields, 18

8300 Block of South Aberdeen

Chicago, IL

Charges: One felony count of Vehicular Hijacking (both offenders)

Disobey Solid Red Signal (Fields only)

Court Info: Central Bond Court- 26th & California – December 21, 2016

Narrative: While driving, officers observed Fields disobey a solid red signal near 103rd St/Luella.

Officers curbed the offenders’ vehicle and investigated further. They discovered the

vehicle, a 2017 Porsche, had been carjacked in the 500 block of West 32nd St at 7:40pm.

The officers then contacted the 009th District police officers to coordinate an identification

of the offenders. The offenders were positively identified as the persons who forcibly took

the victim’s vehicle at gun point and were placed into arrest on December 20, 2016 at

08:31pm in the 2200 block of East 103rd St. The male victim, 17, refused medical attention

on scene. All offenders were charged accordingly. No further information is available at

this time.

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