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Month: February 2016
10 Feb 2016

10 Feb 16 Seeking to Identify 2016-INF-426

About the Incident:
Police are seeking to question the unidentified subject believed to have witnessed multiple misdemeanor incidents that took place in the vicinity of the 1400 Block of Museum Campus Drive during the month of December 2015.

About the Subject: (see attached link for photos)
Sex: Male 20-30’s
Height: 6’01 – 6’04
Weight: Approximately 170ilbs
Hair: Black/Long
Possible Scar/Birth Mark on Right Side of Face Facial Hair

What you can do:
• Provided the reference number of 2016-INF-426 to the tip or text hotline.
If you have any information, please contact the
TIP Hotline at 1-800-535-stop or 855-777-8274 or Text-A-Tip to 274637
Reference RD# HY- 553173, HZ-100974 & HY-554696
February 10, 2016


9 Feb 2016

Interim Superintendent John J. Escalante presented awards today to outstanding officers at the Superintendent’s Monthly Department Commendation Ceremony. The event serves to recognize officers who have distinguished themselves and the Chicago Police Department by their exemplary bravery and praiseworthy deeds

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8 Feb 2016

On January 29, 2016 at approximately 7:49 PM, a female victim exited the CTA Green Line train station at 43rd St. Three offenders followed the victim from the train. While within the CTA station, one of the offenders struck the victim and attempted to take her cell phone with negative results. The offenders fled in an unknown direction. The victim sustained minor injuries.

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6 Feb 2016

About the Crime:


Unknown offenders gained entry to a fast food restaurant after-hours and opened the store’s safe.  Entry was made by prying open the drive-through window, or prying open the rear door. 

6Feb16 Commerial Burg (16-CWP-002)

6 Feb 2016

Victor Rico was arrested after he was identified as the man who stabbed a
female juvenile in a domestic related incident. This occurred on the 2700
block of S. Trumbull Ave on February 5, 2016 at approximately 3:34 a.m. The
juvenile victim was taken in serious condition with several lacerations to her
head to Mt Sinai Hospital. Rico was charged accordingly.

06Feb16 Charges for Victor Rico

CPD Star


5 Feb 2016

CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Interim Chicago Police Superintendent John Escalante commemorated the graduation of 100 sergeants and 63 police recruits today in a ceremony at Navy Pier. An additional 22 police officers were promoted at today’s ceremony, including two chiefs and five deputy chiefs.

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5 Feb 2016

04Feb16Community Alert 16thdistrictAttemptChildLuringOn January 21, 2016 at approximately 8:00 p.m., a male juvenile victim was walking home in the 5600 block of North McVicker. The victim became aware that a vehicle was following him. The juvenile victim began to jog away. The vehicle driver sped up and was adjacent to the victim. The offender was seated on the front passenger side of the vehicle. The passenger offender shouted to the victim in a loud tone “Get over here” placing him in fear for his safety. The victim ran to his residence and alerted his parents who called 911.