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8th District
26 Jan

This alert gives notice to businesses in the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery

related incidents which occurred during the month of January. In these incidents,

the offender(s) entered a store armed with a handgun and demanded property from the cash register.

Incident times and locations are listed below:

3700 Block of W. 79 th Street on 11 January, 2017 at approximately 03:10 P.M.

7000 Block of S. Pulaski Ave on 15 January, 2017 at approximately 06:26 P.M.

3300 Block of W. 79 th Street on 16 January, 2017 at approximately 04:51 P.M.

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13 Jan

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will commence at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 and end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2017.

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI) prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Saturation Patrol. For More Information Click Here

4 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 4, 2017 312-745-6110

Parolee Arrested and Charged in Armed Robbery Spree
Offender: Isaiah Scaife, 19
14300 Block of South Eggelston
Riverdale, Illinois

Charges: One Felony Count of Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking
Two Felony Counts of Armed Robbery
One Felony Count of Aggravated Robbery
One Count of Attempt Murder
One Count of Attempt Armed Robbery
Additional Charges Pending

Court: Central Bond Court – 2600 S. California Avenue – January 04, 2017

Narrative: Isaiah Scaife was arrested on January 02, 2017 at 06:50am in the 14300
Block of South Eggelston when tactical units placed him into custody, without
incident, for having multiple investigative alerts. Offender is currently on
parole and is a documented gang member. Scaife was positively identified as
the offender in the following incidents:

7100 Block of South Western on November 18, 2016 at 09:35am- The
offender approached a 25 year-old male, and 25 year-old female while they
were inside a business. The offender displayed a firearm and demanded the
victims’ property. Offender then entered a blue van and fled w/b.

8200 Block of South Kedzie on November 18, 2016 at 10:12am- The offender
was positively identified as the person who exited a minivan and approached
a 25 year-old male. The offender pistol whipped the victim, and fired one shot
striking the victim’s face. The offender re-entered the van and fled s/b on
Kedzie. The victim was taken to Christ in serious condition.

7100 Block of South Western on November 19, 2016 at 5:30pm- The offender
approached the victim as he was exiting a business. The offender struck the
victim in the face and placed him in a choke-hold, claiming to have a firearm.
The offender then removed personal property from the victim and fled w/b.
The 20 year-old male victim refused medical attention on scene.

7200 Block of South Western on November 22, 2016 at 1:10pm- Two
offenders approached the 27 year-old male victim as he was exiting a
business. The offenders displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s
property. One offender fled on foot, and the second offender fled In the
victim’s 2014 Chevy Camaro. The vehicle was recovered in the 2500 Block of
West 71st.St.

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11 Dec

09 Dec 16- Charges for Olajuwon ClaiborneClaiborne was arrested after being identified as the offender who committed a Home Invasion on December 7, 2016 on the 5100 block of S. Long at approximately 11:52 a.m. During this incident, Claiborne entered into the home of a 94-year-old woman and battered the victim before taking her purse and fleeing the scene.

8 Dec

On Dec 7, 2016 at 11:52am in the 5100 Block of South Long, a Female, 94, was followed into the hallway of her home by an unknown male black offender.  The offender grabbed the victim’s purse, battered the woman, and fled the scene with the purse.  The victim sustained facial injuries and was taken to Macneal Medical Center in stable condition.  A short time later, officers discovered an abandoned vehicle crashed in the alley of 5700 block of south archer.  Officers determined the vehicle was stolen and believe the offender of the robbery fled in the stolen vehicle. The offender is described as a male black, approx. 30 years old, with short black hair, beard, and a brown leather jacket. No one in custody and detectives continue to investigate the case.

About the Crime:

The offender followed a 94yr old female victim into her house where he battered her

and took her purse. The offender then fled the scene in a stolen vehicle, which he is

observed crashing and fleeing from at 5700 Block of S. Archer. The offender fled

eastbound on foot from the crash. The vehicle was reported stolen from the area of

6200 S Francisco Ave.

About the Offenders:

Detectives are seeking to identify one male black offender, approximately 25-35

years old, 6’00” tall, 200lbs, with a beard, and a brown leather jacket

What you can do:

Always lock your doors and windows

Report suspicious activity immediately

If video surveillance equipment is present, please save a copy of the incident

for investigating detectives

If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information

Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of

Detectives – Area Central- R/B/T

(312) 747-8382

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1 Dec

30-nov-16-attempt-luring-008th-dist-hz5322991On November 28, 2016 at approximately 5:00 PM an unknown male black riding in the passenger seat of a 1989 Black Chevrolet Caprice attempted to lure (1) a juvenile female into his vehicle.  The unknown male driver pulled the above described vehicle next to the female juvenile, and then unknown male passenger then stated to the victim “Come over here and get in the car.”  This incident occurred on the 4500 Block of W. 81ST ST.