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15 Jan 2020

15 Jan 20 - South Side Man Charged in Two Vehicular Hijackings

On January 5, 2020 at approximately 2:46 PM, this offender entered 2019 Porsche Cayenne on the 300 block of West Illinois Street and attempted to force the victim from the vehicle while implying a weapon. The offender partially forced the victim from the vehicle and then drove off, throwing the victim from the vehicle, causing the victim to incur several injuries.

On January 12, 2020 at approximately 12:56 PM, this offender entered a 2014 Ford Escape on the 1400 block of West Fulton Street and forced the occupants out of the vehicle at gunpoint, including two minor children. One of the minor children was removed and slammed to the ground, before the offender fled in the vehicle.  

An extensive investigation was conducted which lead to the positive identification of this offender. Caleb Morales was charged with two felony counts of Vehicular Hijacking and will appear today in Central Bond Court. No further information is available at this time.

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25 Nov 2019

25 Nov 19 - Man Charged with First Degree Murder
The above offender was placed into custody on November 25, 2019, at approximately 6:17 a.m. in the 1200 block of S. Loomis Street. He was positively identified as the offender in a fatal shooting on November 22, 2019 in the 1200 block of S. Throop. The offender can be seen on camera approaching the victim, a 20-year-old male, and opening fire. The victim sustained gunshot wounds to the head, lower back and right flank, and later succumbed to his injuries. The offender was arrested and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.