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Month: August 2017
13 Aug 2017

Preliminary Statement on Police Involved Shooting– 10000 block of S. Wood

CHICAGO – On Sunday, August 13, 2017, shortly before 6:00AM, an off-duty Chicago Police Sergeant observed a male subject behaving suspiciously on the 10000 block of S. Wood St. The Sergeant, who was in his personal vehicle at the time, began to question the individual who then became elusive and unresponsive.  During questioning by the off-duty Sergeant, the encounter escalated prompting the Sergeant to discharge his service weapon, striking the individual in the arm.  The man was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for his injuries and released.  At this time, a weapon has not been recovered.

Currently, the specifics of this incident, including the comprehensive use of force investigation are being investigated by the Independent Police Review Authority with the full cooperation of the CPD.

The officer(s) involved will be placed on routine administrative duties for a period of 30 days.

The matter remains under investigation and all further inquiries can be directed to the Independent Police Review Authority at (312) 746-3609.

10 Aug 2017

09 Aug 2017 – Christensen, Thomas, 34

Christensen was arrested after being identied as the offender that approached a 29 year-old male and stabbed him in the face and neck. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of S. Linn Dr. on August 8, 2017 at approximately 9:28 p.m. during the incident a 34 year-old female sustained a laceration to the chest. Christensen was then knocked to the ground and detained. Both victims were transported to Northwestern Hospital. The 29 year-old male was transported in serious condition and the 34 year-old female was transported in good condition for a minor wound. Christensen was placed into custody and was provided medical attention on scene for superficial wounds. Christensen was charged accordingly and no further details are available at this time.

9 Aug 2017
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 3rd District (Grand Crossing) of robbery related incidents that have occurred during the month of July. In these incidents, the armed offender approaches the victim, announces a robbery and flees with the victim’s property.
Incident Times and Locations:
•6700 Block of Stony Island Ave., on July 22, 2017 at approximately 2:15 p.m.
•6700 Block of Stony Island Ave., on July 27, 2017 at approximately 10:05 p.m.
About the Offenders:
Male/Black, 5’09”-6’00”, 150 lbs. – 175lbs., Braids/Dreads Hairstyle.
7 Aug 2017

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Business Alert
Burglary to Businesses
008th/009th Districts (Chicago Lawn
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 008th and 009th District of burglary
incidents which have occurred during the month of August. In these incidents, an
offender gained entry into a business by removing the front door locking cylinder and
removed money from the register. The incidents are listed below:
4200 Block of S. Archer Ave on 03 August, 2017 at approximately 06:15 A.M.
5900 Block of S. Pulaski Ave on 05 August, 2017 at approximately 01:00 A.M.
4000 Block of W. 63rd Street on 05 August, 2017 at approximately 04:38 A.M.
3000 Block of W. 47th Street on 05 August, 2017 at approximately 10:00 A.M.
5700 Block of S. Pulaski on 05 August, 2017 at approximately 12:30 P.M.
About the Offender:
Male-Black, 28 to 55 YOA, 150 to 200 lbs, Baseball hat, glasses
What you can do:
• Keep the perimeter of your property well lit
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Keep doors and windows secured
• Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks
• If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for
investigating detectives.
• Make an agreement with your neighbors to watch each other’s homes for suspicious
• If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8382
JA-375491, JA-377921, JA-378081, JA-378314 & JA-378386
Reference: P17-1-208
Alert #P17-1-208BA
August 07, 201707 Aug 17- Business Alert 008th-009th District P17-1-208BA 008 009_BUSINESS burglary

7 Aug 2017

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Community Alert
002nd District (Central)
Seeking to Identify
About the Crime:
Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance regarding an Armed Robbery incident
which occurred on July 24, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m. on the CTA Green line
train. The victim was on the train when she was approached by the offender near
Roosevelt. The offender, armed with a box cutter, forcibly took the victim’s property
from her hand and exited the train at 43rd St.
About the Offenders:
Male/black, approx. 25-30 years of age, height: 5″07-5’10”, weight 150-170lbs.
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of
Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8382
Aug 07, 2017

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