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18th District
3 Feb

On Monday, January 30th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Ave., an unknown offender attempted to lure a 10yr old and 7yr old female (walking together) to his van. The victims were returning home in the evening when they noticed a van that appeared to be identical to a van they saw near their home in the morning that same day.Comm Alert Att Child Luring JA136380 018 District

30 Jan


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

January 30, 2017 312-745-6110

South Side Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Offender: Clifton Banks, 36

Residence: 8700 Block of S. Emerald Ave.

Charges: Two Felony Counts – Attempt Murder – First Degree

Court : Central Bond Court – 2600 S. California Avenue – January 30, 2017

Narrative: Banks was arrested after being positively identified as the offender who fired a

weapon striking a 39 yr old male in the head and a 30 yr old male in the left leg

after being involved in a verbal and physical altercation in the 1200 block of N.

State, on January 28, 2017 at approximately 3:27 a.m. The victims were

transported to Northwestern Sinai Hospital and were listed in stable condition.

Banks was located by responding officers on the scene and charged accordingly.

A second suspect who was questioned in this incident has been released without

charging. No further information is available at this time.

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

Area Central Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a Strong-Arm Robbery incident which occurred on October 26, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m. on the CTA Redline train at Clybourn.  As the train was in motion, this female black approached the victim and tried to take her cell phone by force.  When this female offender was unsuccessful in taking the victims cell phone, she then pulled the victim by the hair causing the victim to fall from her seat in an attempt to drag the victim from the train.  The offender then fled at the Clybourn stop with two other female blacks and one female white. 


20 Nov

On November 20, 2016 at 4:01 A.M. a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at 800 N. LaSalle. The 23 year old man was struck by the below described vehicle.

White in color mid-sized SUV (2016 Jeep Compass) bearing Indiana license plate BU3440. The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound on LaSalle from Chicago Ave.

Click here for more information on this Community Alert

24 Sep

Area Central Detectives are seeking to identify the pictured individual regarding a Homicide which occurred on September 18, 2016 at approximately 3:56 a.m. on the 100 block of W. Division St. In this incident, a 20-year-old male was shot and fatally wounded.  A 30-year-old male was also shot but survived his injuries.  Anyone with information should contact Area Central Detectives at 312-747-8380.


13 Jul
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrols in the Near North (18th) District this upcoming weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Near North (18th) District will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Click Here For More Information