Anthony Harris, 31 and Charmaine Latrice Renfro, 39 were arrested after they were identified as the persons that forced an 18 year old female into prostitution and held her against her will. With the help of a witness, the victim was able to contact the police on March 19, 2016. Further investigation led investigators to the 2800 block of E. 78th St. Harris and Renfro were arrested and charged accordingly. The victim was taken to Trinity Hospital for treatment and was listed in stable condition. Both Harris and Renfro appeared in bond court on March 23, 2016 at Central Court – 26th and California.
On March 23, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a female 14 years old was walking north on the 2300 block of north Moody. An unknown male offender, motioned to the victim to come to his vehicle. When the victim ignored his gesture, he opened his door, to exit the vehicle. The victim, in fear, fled on foot, the offender followed in his vehicle. The offender attempted to block the path of the victim, who continued to flee. The offender was last seen east bound in the south alley of Fullerton.
The offender is described as a male, race unknown, 18-35, with a shaved head and tan skin wearing a white dress shirt with red colored neck tie. The vehicle is an unknown make and model, 4-doors, black in color with silver trim around the windows.
There have been several overnight burglaries to retail establishments in the 016th District. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have gained access to the businesses by shattering the front glass window or by prying the front entrance open. Offender(s) have also gained entry to the premises through the roof.
Incident times and locations:
- 5300 block of N. Milwaukee on March 14, 2016 at 4:15 am
- 5500 block of N. Milwaukee on March 17-18,2016 between 11:00 pm – 6:00 am
- 4000 block of N. Milwaukee on March 17-18, 2016 between 10:30 pm – 6:30 am
- 5300 block of N. Milwaukee on March 18, 2016 at 3:44 am
- 5500 block of W. Devon on March 24, 2016 at 5:05 am
About the offender:
In 5300 block of N. Milwaukee, 5500 N. Milwaukee and 4000 N. Milwaukee, the offender is described as a male black, wearing dark clothing, hoody under jacket, knit cap and gym shoes.
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 011th District (Harrison) of two robberies that occurred in the month of March. In both incidents, the victims were passengers on a CTA train when the offenders approached the victims and demanded their jackets and cell phones.