Chicago Police Department
David O. Brown
312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999
For Immediate Release Contact: Office of Communications
November 18, 2021 312-745-6110
DUI SATURATION PATROL – Near North (18th) District
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the South Chicago (4th) District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will take place Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 7 p.m. to Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 3 a.m.
The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.
In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI) prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Saturation Patrol.
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02 Dec 21 - Juvenile Offender Charged with Retail Theft
The above offender was arrested after he was identified as one of nine offenders that entered a retail store and took merchandise without purchasing the items. The incident occurred on December 2, 2021 in the 700 block of N. Michigan Ave. (18th District) at approximately 12:00 p.m. The offender was placed into custody without incident and charged accordingly. No additional information is available at this time.
This alert gives notice to 018th District businesses of recently reported commercial burglaries. In each incident, the offender(s) forcefully entered through a front window by breaking the glass with a brick or blunt object. Once inside, the offender(s) took clothing before exiting. These incidents are occurring on Beats 1811 and 1833.