This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 015th District (Austin) of an increase in Robbery related incidents that have occurred during the month of December. In these incidents, 2-3 unknown male black offenders approach victim, display a handgun and demand the victim’s property.
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 009th District (Deering) of garage burglary incidents which occurred during the month of December. In these incidents, offender(s) gained entry and took property from therein.
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 009th District (Deering) of burglary incidents which have occurred during the month of December. In these incidents, offender(s) gain entry into residences and take property from therein.
Johnson was arrested after being identified as the man who forcefully took a 30 year old man’s vehicle in an incident that occurred at approx. 8 p.m. December 22, 2015 on the 200 block of W. Lake St.
The Chicago Police Department, working in conjunction with the City of Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and the office of 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins, has concluded an investigation which will result in the immediate, temporary closure of a licensed nightclub establishment in the 14th(Shakespeare) District. The closure was made possible by the recently passed Summary Closure ordinance, which gives police the ability to order the temporary closure of establishments that are deemed public safety threats. The closure will be effective for a period of six months or until the establishment works with CPD and city officials to develop an approved public safety plan to ensure it no longer threatens public welfare.
Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Interim Police Superintendent John Escalante announced the additional six police districts that will soon be part of the Chicago Police Department’s expanded body-worn camera program.
Milton Anderson was arrested and charged in connection to a sexual assault and armed robbery that occurred on the 1400 block of W. Jarvis on December 19, 2015, at approximately 4:40 a.m. Anderson grabbed a 25 year-old female victim from behind as she was walking on the sidewalk. Anderson then displayed a handgun and forced the victim to a secluded area where he robbed and sexually assaulted her. Area North detectives immediately issued a Community Alert with CTA surveillance photos of the offender and was distributed to media outlets. Anderson then walked into Alderman Joe Moore’s office and later turned himself in to Area North Detectives accompanied by Alderman Moore. Anderson was positively identified by the victim and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.
On 14 December 2015, two individuals entered a retail store located on North Michigan Avenue and stole a jacket worth $95,000. On that same day, they entered another store located on East Oak Street and committed another theft over $10,000.
On December 19, 2015 at approximately 4:40 a.m., the 25-year-old female victim and the offender were passengers on a CTA Red Line Train. As the victim exited the Red Line EL train station at Jarvis Avenue, the offender followed her out. He subsequently grabbed the victim from behind as she was walking on the 1400 block of W. Jarvis. Next, the offender displayed a handgun and forced the victim to a secluded area where he robbed and sexually assaulted her.
During the course of a joint investigation, the Chicago Police Financial Crimes Unit and the 001st District (Central) 167 Tactical Team arrested Titus Jordache on the 0-100 block of N. Dearborn St. on December 19, 2015, at approximately 6:15 pm. The offender was taken into custody and charged accordingly after he was found to be in possession of over 100 fraudulent debit cards with stolen PIN numbers and $44,000 USC. This remains an ongoing investigation and there is no further information available.