19 May 19 - Community Alert for Attempt Aggravated Arson (19th District)
The Arson Unit is seeking to identify the below pictured subject in relation to an Attempt Aggravated Arson incident of a place of worship. This incident occurred at two adjacent locations both in the 500 block of W. Melrose on May 19, 2019 at approximately 12:34 a.m. The offender used a Molotov at both locations but resulted in no fire damage and no injuries were reported.
19 May 19 - Child Luring Community Alert
On May 18, 2019 at 7:40 p.m. at 7100 S Normal Blvd the offender followed the female juvenile victim in his vehicle to 7000 S. Normal Blvd and blocked her path. The offender then blew his vehicle horn and gestured for the victim to come to him.
19 May 19 - Wanted for Attempt Child Luring 19th Dist
On May 15, 2019, at approximately 7:15 a.m., a male juvenile was running eastbound on the 1000 Block of West Wolfram St. A vehicle stopped next to him and a male subject motioned for the male juvenile to come towards him. The male juvenile continued on his way and heard multiple horn sounds from the vehicle. The male juvenile turned around and observed the male had exited the vehicle.
17 May 19 - 018th District Motor Vehicle Theft Pattern
This alert gives notice to residents of the 018th District of motor vehicle thefts that are occurring in Beats 1824, 1832, 1833, and 1834. In each of the incidents, the victims’ vehicle is parked, unoccupied, and running with the keys in the ignition when an offender will approach after being dropped off nearby. An offender will enter the victim vehicle and drive away from the scene. During (2) of these incidents, the victims described the offender vehicle as being a silver Chevy sedan.
16 May 19 - Community Alert - 002nd District Robbery
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 002nd (Wentworth) District of robbery related incidents during the month of April and May. In each incident the victim is approached by two (2) Male offenders who display a handgun and demand victims’ property. These incidents have occurred during the late evening, early morning hours in the general geographical locations listed below:
13 May 19- Business Alert Retail Thefts - 18th District
This alert gives notice to businesses of the 018th District of reported retail thefts from businesses. In each incident, the offenders enter the business and take cellular phones that are offered for sale. The offenders then flee the store on foot making good their escape. These incidents are occurring in Beat 1822.