This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several Motor Vehicle Thefts that have occurred on Beat 1634, within the boundaries of Cicero to Long and Belmont to Irving Park. In these incidents, an unknown offender(s) stole vehicles by unknown means which were legally parked on the street. In some incidents, the owners left the cars running to warm up.
Area North Detectives are seeking to identify the below pictured subject in relation to a Robbery Incident. This incident occurred in the 4400 block of North Central Ave. on January 18, 2019 at approximately 1:00 a.m.
24 Jan 19-Business Alert-16th District Commercial Robberies
There have been recent Commercial Robberies in the 16th District. In these cases, the offenders entered the businesses, displayed a handgun or knife demanded money and property from the victims.
05 Jan 19 - Business Alert - Robberies of Taxi Drivers - 16th and 17th Districts
There have been three recent armed robberies of Taxi-Cab Drivers in the 016th and 017th Districts. In each of these incidents the taxi driver was dispatched to pick up a fare and then the driver picked up multiple male subjects. During the ride, the offenders displayed a handgun and demanded money and property from the victim. The offenders took property from the victim and then exited the taxi-cab and fled on foot. In the incident on Christiana Avenue, the offenders took possession of the victim’s taxi-cab and drove it away from the scene.
31 dec 18-Community Alert-16th District Harassmant of a minor
This alert gives notice to a recent incident of harassment of a minor that occurred within the boundaries of the 16th District (Jefferson Park). In this case, the victim was walking eastbound on Carmen Ave from Milwaukee Ave when the male offender followed the victim for approximately 3 blocks. The offender maintained a distance of approximately 150 feet. When the offender lost sight of the victim he began walking into residential gangways and yards searching for victim.
12 DEC 18- 016th District Motor Vechile Theft Community Alert (CA-P18-N-311)
This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several Motor Vehicle Thefts that have occurred. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) took the victim’s vehicles which were legally parked on the street, in some incidents the victim’s left the cars running to warm up.
11 DEC 18- 016th District Community Alert Wheel Rim Thefts (P18-N-308)
This alert gives notice of recent thefts of rims and/or tires that have occurred in the 016th District. In these incidents, the offender(s) committed these acts while the vehicles were parked on streets during overnight hours. In most incidents the victim’s vehicles were left resting on cinder blocks or paver blocks.
Numerous catalytic converter thefts have been occurring throughout Chicago and the 16th District. After a catalytic converter has been removed, the vehicle will sound loud and “gravelly” when started. Catalytic converter thefts typically occur at night or during very early morning hours and when vehicles are parked for prolonged periods in areas accessible to thieves. In these incidents, an unknown offender(s) cut and removed the catalytic converter from vehicles.