Offender Charged with Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a Firearm and Armed Robbery
Offender: Phillip Smith, 25 – 3900 block of West Flournoy Street Chicago, IL
Charges: One felony count of Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a Firearm One felony count of Armed Robbery
Court: Central Bond Court- 26th & California – May 19, 2017
Narrative: Phillip Smith was arrested and charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm and armed robbery after he was identified as the offender who approached the victim with a firearm at approximately 3:30 am on April 11, 2017 on the 600 block of South Wabash and demanded the victim’s wallet and vehicle.
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The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Wentworth (2nd) District this weekend.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Calumet (5th) District this weekend.
16 May 17 -Charges for Matthew De LeonDe Leon was placed into custody after being positively identified as the offender who punched a 46-year-old female working as a security guard on the 600 block of N. Franklin on May 14, 2017 at 2:15 a.m. On May 15, 2017, De Leon was arrested in the 2nd District (Wentworth) and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.
13 May 17 -Charges for Stapleton, Chynna, 24Stapleton was placed into custody on May 12, 2017 at 11:35 p.m. in the 100 block of W. 115th Street by 5th District Officers after she was identified as the operator of a 2002 Jeep Liberty that was used to fatally strike an 18-year-old female victim on the 11400 block of S. May at approximately 11:10 p.m. on May 12, 2017. Stapleton struck multiple vehicles after the incident as she was fleeing the scene. Stapleton was arrested and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.
A 16-year-old male juvenile has been arrested and charged in connection to the murder of a 53-year-old man that occurred December 12th, 2016 at approx. 11:45 a.m. on the 11400 block of S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Robberies – 012th District
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice in the 012th District (Near West) of robbery incidents which
have occurred during the month of April. In these incidents, offenders approach
victims, batter them and take their property. In one incident the offenders were
armed with handguns. The incidents are listed below:
300 Block of North Ogden Avenue on April 11, 2017 at 1:53 AM.
1500 Block of West Fulton Street on April 19, 2017 at 10:03 PM.
1500Block of West Hubbard Street on April 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM.
About the Offenders:
3-4 unknown male black offenders, 15-25 yoa, 5’05-6″00″, 154-170lbs, dark
complexion, black or blue/black hoody, black pants
What you can do:
• Always be aware of your surroundings
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
• Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth,
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
• If video surveillance equipment is present, please save a copy of the incident
for investigating detectives
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
• Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
JA-220407, JA-231578, JA-240747
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