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15th District
23 Jan 2017

This alert gives notice to several Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 15th District (Austin). In these robberies, the offenders approach the victims while they are in or about to enter their vehicles, display handguns and announce a robbery. For More Information Click Here

6 Dec 2016

Bureau of Detectives – Area North

Community Alert

Armed Robberies

015th District (Austin)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice of two Armed Robberies that occurred within the boundaries

of the 015th District (Austin). There have been two Armed Robberies in which the

victims agreed to meet an unknown female subject via a social media website. Once

the victims arrived at the agreed upon location they were robbed at gunpoint by two


Incident times and locations:

• 900 block of N. Parkside on November 28, 2016 at 9:30am.

• 900 block of N. Parkside on December 3, 2016 at 5:00am.

About the Offender:

There are two offenders, both are described as male blacks, unknown age,

approximately 5’8″ to 5’10” tall; one offender had a dreadlocks hairstyle.

What you can do:

• Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.

• Pay special attention to any suspicious people loitering in the area.

• Do not arrange to meet with strangers through social media websites.

• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)

including any vehicle description and license plate information.

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North

(312) 744-8263

HZ-531666, HZ-538081

Reference: P16-N-202


December 6, 2016

Chicago Police Department
Office of News Affairs
(312) 745-6110
Fax (312) 745-6999

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1 Aug 2016

This alert gives notice to Armed Robberies that have occurred in the 015th District (Austin) covering the area of Ohio to Chicago, and Laramie to Cicero. In these robberies, two or three offenders armed with handguns, robbed victims on the street.

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14 Jul 2016

CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department’s Asset Forfeiture Unit conducted a search warrant on June 30, 2016 in the 5600 block of West Augusta Blvd. The target of the search warrant admitted to selling stolen items for the past ten years.


Jerome Brown, 53, of the 5600 block of West Augusta Blvd., was charged with one count of felony theft/stolen/ > $500 < 10,000.  The Asset Forfeiture Unit was provided with information that the offender had been selling stolen items out of his home.  The unit utilized undercover officers to corroborate these facts in order to obtain a search warrant.


It was discovered that the offender had established a large-scale trafficking operation from the home.  The types of items recovered include (but are not limited to) bicycles, snow blowers, landscaping equipment, chainsaws, ladders, construction grade equipment, power tools, and tool boxes.


Victims who have had property stolen are invited to view the recovered items in the 015th District Police Station Community Room, located at 5701 W. Madison Ave.  Viewing will be available on Friday July 15th from 7:00am to 7:00pm as well as Saturday July 16th from 8:00am to 3:00pm.


It appears that the items originated in the Cook County area.  Victims attending the viewing should bring identification, proof of purchase, copy of police report, as well as any evidence related to their loss (i.e. video, pictures, or witnesses).  Detectives will be in attendance to assist victims with recovering their property.

13Jul16- Asset Forfeiture Viewing- B Roll-