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Month: July 2016
14 Jul 2016

CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department’s Asset Forfeiture Unit conducted a search warrant on June 30, 2016 in the 5600 block of West Augusta Blvd. The target of the search warrant admitted to selling stolen items for the past ten years.

 

Jerome Brown, 53, of the 5600 block of West Augusta Blvd., was charged with one count of felony theft/stolen/ > $500 < 10,000.  The Asset Forfeiture Unit was provided with information that the offender had been selling stolen items out of his home.  The unit utilized undercover officers to corroborate these facts in order to obtain a search warrant.

 

It was discovered that the offender had established a large-scale trafficking operation from the home.  The types of items recovered include (but are not limited to) bicycles, snow blowers, landscaping equipment, chainsaws, ladders, construction grade equipment, power tools, and tool boxes.

 

Victims who have had property stolen are invited to view the recovered items in the 015th District Police Station Community Room, located at 5701 W. Madison Ave.  Viewing will be available on Friday July 15th from 7:00am to 7:00pm as well as Saturday July 16th from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

 

It appears that the items originated in the Cook County area.  Victims attending the viewing should bring identification, proof of purchase, copy of police report, as well as any evidence related to their loss (i.e. video, pictures, or witnesses).  Detectives will be in attendance to assist victims with recovering their property.

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14 Jul 2016
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 15th District (Austin) of recent robbery related incidents
that have occurred during the month of July. In these incidents, one or two offenders exit out of a gangway, point a black or silver revolver at the victim and forcibly take the victim’s property. For More Information Click Here
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14 Jul 2016
This alert gives notice to residents residing in the 15th District (Austin) of recent burglary related incidents that have occurred during the month of June and July. In these incidents, an unknown offender(s) forces open the rear door to an apartment by use of a pry tool or physical force and removes property from within. For More Information Click Here
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13 Jul 2016

This alert gives notice to residents of the South Chicago (004th) District of two recent armed robberies involving similarly described offenders. In each incident, the victims were approached by two to three armed offenders and robbed. The locations and times of occurrence are as follows:

7700 block of South Essex Avenue on June 26, 2016 at approximately 12:35 a.m.

7700 block of South Euclid Avenue on July 4, 2016 at approximately 1:00 p.m.

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13 Jul 2016
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrols in the Near North (18th) District this upcoming weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Near North (18th) District will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Click Here For More Information
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13 Jul 2016
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrols in the Ogden (10th) District this upcoming weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Ogden (10th) District will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016. For More Information Click Here
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