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18th District
17 May

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.


26 Apr

On April 24, 2017, the Chicago Police Department partnered with the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, AAA, the Illinois State Police,, the National Safety Council, the Illinois Insurance Association, supporters from the private sector, and almost 300 law enforcement/fire agencies throughout Illinois, in support of the first-ever Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week and the National Campaign.

Until April 28th, the Chicago Police Department will be conducting Distracted Driving Missions all along Lake Shore Drive.  The goal of these missions is to educate motorists on all aspects of Distracted Driving through strict enforcement for those found to be using a handheld device while operating a motor vehicle.  Additional enforcement will also focus on speed violations that go hand and hand with distracted driving.

Distracted Driving Missions are funded by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and administered through the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

26 Apr 17- Distracted Driving Missions

4 Apr

04 Apr 17 – 18th Dist. Community Alert Auto Theft_04.04This alert gives notice to residents of the 018th District of motor vehicle thefts that are occurring in Beat 1834. In two of the incidents, offenders are entering garages and gaining access to unlocked vehicles containing keys and stealing them. In one incident a vehicle was left running and unattended. In two other incidents, the vehicles were legally parked on the street.

26 Feb

Chicago Police are seeking to identify the pictured individual who is the offender in a burglary that occurred at approximately 3:00a.m. on February 5, 2017 in the 1000 block of North Clark. As the victim was sleeping, the pictured offender opened her unlocked door and entered her apartment, taking numerous credit cards and money.

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3 Feb

On Monday, January 30th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Ave., an unknown offender attempted to lure a 10yr old and 7yr old female (walking together) to his van. The victims were returning home in the evening when they noticed a van that appeared to be identical to a van they saw near their home in the morning that same day.Comm Alert Att Child Luring JA136380 018 District