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8th District
21 Apr

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 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 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.

21 APR 17 DUI 8th District

20 Apr
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) of burglary incidents which have occurred during the month of April. In these incidents, offender(s) gain entry into a residence/garage through a window/door and take property from therein.
Incident Times and Locations:
•6100 Block of South Keeler Avenue on April 7, 2017 at 12:05 a.m.
•6100 Block of South Kolmar Avenue on April 9-10, 2017 between 6:00 p.m. – 7:40 a.m.
•6200 Block of South Keeler Avenue on April 13, 2017 between 1:30 p.m. – 10:20 p.m.
•6200 Block of South Kolmar Avenue on April 14, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
19 Apr
Giovanni Roman was placed in custody after investigation revealed he was under the influence of alcohol/narcotics while driving a 2001 Acura that crashed into a truck on April13, 2017 in the 6300 block of S. Harlem Avenue at approximately 4:04 a.m., causing the death of a 26-year-old male passenger and severely injuring a 23-year-old female passenger. Roman was arrested and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time. For More Information Click Here
6 Apr

06 Apr 17 -8th District Robberies (P17-1-084CA)

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Robberies
8th District (Chicago Lawn)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to the citizens in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery
incidents that occurred during the months of March and April. In these incidents,
the offender approached the victim and demanded property. Incident times and
locations are listed below:
• 6300 Block of S. Fairfield Ave on March 15, 2017 at approximately10:23 P.M.
• 6400 Block of S. California Ave on April 04, 2017 at approximately 12:15 P.M.
About the Offenders:
(1) Male, Black, 20-30 years of age, 5’05 to 5’08, 140 to 150 lbs
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth,
etc…)
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
• 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
(312) 747-8382
JA-188537 & JA-212058
Reference: P17-1-084
Alert #P17-1-084CA
April 6, 2017

6 Apr

06 Apr 17-8th District Robberis (P17-1-083CA)

 

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Robberies
8th District (Chicago Lawn)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to the citizens in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery
incidents that occurred during the months of March and April. In these incidents, the
offenders approached the victim and demanded property. Incident times and
locations are listed below:
• 5500 Block of S. Christiana Ave on March 13, 2017 at approximately 4:40
P.M.
• 5500 Block of S. Christiana Ave on April 4, 2017 at approximately 10:29 P.M.
About the Offenders:
(1) Male, Hispanic, 17-19 years of age, 5’07 to 5’09, 140 to 160 lbs
(2) Male, Hispanic, 17-19 years of age, 5’08, 170 lbs
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth,
etc…)
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
• 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
(312) 747-8382
JA-185859 & JA-212848
Reference: P17-1-083
Alert #P17-1-083CA
April 6, 2017

3 Apr

02 Apr 17 JA-180407 Fatal Crash Community AlertAfter flashing gang signs and getting into a verbal altercation with the victims at a gas station located at 2801 W. 59th Street, the above vehicle chased the victims’ vehicle to 4411 W. 59th Street.  At that location, the victims’ vehicle crashed into multiple parked vehicles and the victims suffered serious personal injuries.  One of the victims died from the injuries.  The crash occurred on March 9, 2017 at 1:44 A.M., The above vehicle fled westbound on 59th Street.

28 Mar

28 Mar 17 -Community Alert 8th District- Robberies (P17-1-073CA)

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
Robberies
8th District (Chicago Lawn)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to the citizens in the 8th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery
incidents that occurred during the month of March. In these incidents, the
offender(s) approached the victim and demanded their cell phones and money.
Incident times and locations are listed below:
• 6200 Block of S. Albany Ave on March 05, 2017 at approximately 7:45 P.M.
• 6100 Block of S. Whipple on March 09, 2017 at approximately 12:45 P.M.
• 6100 Block of S. Whipple on March 12, 2017 at approximately 11:30 P.M.
About the Offenders:
• Male/Black, 18-25 years of age, 5’06
• Male/Black, 18-25 years of age, 5’10 to 6’01
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth,
etc…)
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
• 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
(312) 747-8382
JA-176251, JA-180850 & JA-189154
Reference: P17-1-073
Alert #P17-1-073CA
March 28, 2017