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Community Alert: 16th District Garage Burglaries
9 Mar

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

Community Alert

Garage Burglaries

016th District (Jefferson Park)

 About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several garage

burglaries that have occurred in the months of February and March 2017. In these

incidents, unknown offender(s) gain entry by forcibly kicking or prying open the overhead or

side doors. Offender(s) then take construction tools, air compressors, bicycles, and/or lawn


Incident times and locations:

There have been several incidents that have occurred since February 25, 2017. These

incidents have taken place on Beat 1622, within the boundaries of Central to Nagle and

Montrose to Peterson, mostly during the evening and overnight hours.

6000 block of W. Gunnison on February 25-26, 2017 between 9:00 PM – 9:00 AM

5800 block of N. Manton on February 28, 2017 at 3:00 AM

4800 block of N. Mulligan on March 04, 2017 between 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

6000 block of W. Gunnison on March 05, 2017 between 3:00 AM – 6:00AM

5800 block of N. Medina on March 08, 2017 between 9:30 PM – 6:15 AM

6100 block of W. Rosedale on March 08, 2017 between 9:00 PM – 6:30 AM

What you can do:

Be aware of this pattern crime and alert your friends and family about these crimes.

Make sure all doors and windows are locked.

Pay special attention to any suspicious subjects loitering in the area.

Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s), including any

vehicle description and license plate information, as well as direction of flight, if known.

If you have any information, please contact the

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

(312) 744-8263

JA-167585, JA-171448, JA-175314, JA-175603, JA-180440, JA-180491

Reference: P17-N-063