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Month: February 2016
25 Feb 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

26FEB16 – Media Advisory – Update on Taxi Driver Murder

WHAT: The Chicago Police Department will update the investigation
for the murder of taxi driver Kamil Shamiji on February 22,
2015 on the 4400 block of N. Leavitt.
WHEN: Friday
February 26, 2016
10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Public Safety Heaquarters – Media Room
3510 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
WHO: Chief Eugene Roy, Bureau of Detectives – Area North Commander
Kevin Duffin, Area North Homicide Detectives, and members of the
Chicago Police Department.
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25 Feb 2016

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol along the Dan Ryan Expressway (6300 South to 9500 South). The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2016.

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25 Feb 2016

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Jefferson Park (16th) District at 5900 W. Irving Park Road. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016.

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25 Feb 2016

This alert gives notice to the residents in the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery incidents that have occurred during the month of February. In these incidents, the offenders approached the victim on the street, produced a handgun, and demanded property from the victim

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25 Feb 2016

Armani Bearden was arrested in connection with the murder of a 64 year old man. This incident occurred on the 6500 block of N. Hoyne Avenue on December 10, 2015 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Three others have previously been charged – Shatrata Lehmann, Alexander Robinson and a male juvenile.  Bearden was charged accordingly.

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24 Feb 2016

24 Feb 16 Robberies 15th District _P16-N-042_

Bureau of Detectives – Area North
Business Alert
Robberies
15th District (Austin)

About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses residing in the 15th District (Austin) of Robbery related incidents that have occurred during the month of February. In these incidents, an unknown male offender enters the store and grabs money out of the cash register. In each incident offender threatened or battered the victim with a knife
or screwdriver.
Incident times and locations are listed below:
• 5500 block of West Division on February 7, 2016 at 6:10 P.M.
• 5500 block of West Division on February 18, 2016 at 12:42 P.M.
About the Offenders:
• Unknown male African American, 40-50 years of age armed with a knife or
screwdriver

What you can do:
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Attempt to obtain any identifying information on offender (e.g. height, weight,
clothing description, exact words used during commission of crime,…)
• Ensure surveillance equipment is working properly
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
• Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North
(312) 744-8263
RD#s HZ-143863, HZ-155909
#P16-N-042 (B/A)
February. 24, 2016

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24 Feb 2016

24 Feb 16 Wanted for Attempt Child Luring _HZ 161390_

About This Crime

On February 22, 2016 at approximately 5:10pm, two female juvenile victims were walking on the 5200 block of west Agatite Ave. The victims observed a vehicle park behind them, at which time the vehicle’s sole occupant exited and began to chase the victims a short distance on Agatite Ave. In fear for their safety the victims fled the area and immediately reported the incident to their parents.

About the Offender and Vehicle

The driver of the vehicle was described as a male white Hispanic, approximately 30 to 35 years of age, 5’08” to 5’10”, thin build with a short beard and wearing an orange knit hat, green winter coat, and blue jeans. The vehicle is an older, clean, green minivan with tinted windows, unknown make or model.

What You Can Do

. Call 911 to report any suspicious persons or activity

. Walk in pairs

. Don’t talk to strangers or approach strange vehicles

. Be aware of your surroundings travel in well lit and populated areas

If you have any information about this incident,

Please call the Area North Bureau of Detectives at (312) 744-8200

Anonymous Tips can be submitted to TIPSOFT.COM

Reference – RD# HZ-161390

 

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24 Feb 2016

24 Feb 16 Burglaries 19th District _P16-N-041_

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to Business owners who operate commercial establishments in the 19th District (Area North). Burglary related incidents have occurred during the months of January and February. In these incidents, an offender(s) used force to enter retail stores and remove property. Incident times and locations are listed below:

4000 Block of N. Lincoln Av. on January 26, 2016 at approximately 03:30 A.M.

1200 Block of W. Belmont Av. on February 23, 2016 at approximately 01:40 A.M.

About the Offenders:

In the incident on Lincoln Ave., the offender is described as a black male, 25-30 years of age, 5’08”-5’09”, 250lbs.

In the incident of Belmont Ave., the offender is described as a black male, 35-45 years of age, 6’02”, 220lbs.

What you can do:

Always ensure doors and windows are locked and secured, and alarms activated.

Report suspicious activity immediately

If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm

Remember any unique physical characteristics (ie., scars, limp, acne, teeth)

Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police

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 North

(312) 744-8263

RD#s HZ128965, HZ161771

 

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24 Feb 2016

24 feb 16 Armed Robbery 4th District _P16-2-017_

About This Crime:

This alert gives notice to residents of the South Shore (4th) District of two armed robberies involving similar circumstances. In each incident, the offender(s) approached the victim and proceeded to ask a series of questions. During the course of this dialogue, the offender either displayed a firearm or implied he was armed and threatened to shoot the victim.

About The Offenders:

The offender(s) were described as:

A male black believed to be 18 to 20 years of age, approximately 5’07” to 5’09” with dreadlocks or braids.

Safety Tips:

Attempt to be cognizant of your surroundings and attempt to walk in well lit areas or in the company of others.

If confronted by the armed offender, attempt to remain calm.Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information about these incidents please call:

Area South Property Crimes at 312-747-8273

Reference RD#s HZ-132156 and HZ-152279

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24 Feb 2016

24 Feb 16 Thefts 22nd District _#P16-2-016_

About This Crime

On February 20th, 2016, there were multiple thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles located in the Mount Greenwood & Morgan Park neighborhoods. The time of thefts was between 3:00am and 6:30am.

Locations Of incidents:

10300 Block of Central Park10400 Block of Lawndale10500 Block of Millard3800 Block of West 109th st.11000 Block of Talman11400 Block of Washtenaw

About The Offenders

Residential surveillance shows two male subjects exit a light colored 4 door sedan. The passenger crawls under the car to cut off the converter. The driver exits the car and stands watch, then takes the converter from his accomplice and puts it in the trunk before

driving away.

Safety Tips:

Offenders double park their car keeping it running during the thefts. Be on the lookout for suspicious activity of this type during the early morning hours.

Offenders use a handheld power saw, look outside if you hear any cutting tools in the early morning hours, and notify police if suspicious activity exists.

Be aware of this situation and alert neighbors in the area about this crime.  Pay special attention to any subjects loitering in the area.Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information about this incident please call

Area South Detectives (312)747-8273

Reference RD# HZ158640, HZ161356, HZ-158566, HZ158383, HZ158958, HZ158588

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