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1st District
4 Sep

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Business Alert
001st District (Central)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to seasonal food vending structures operating in the 001st
District (Central) of burglary related incidents which occurred during the month of
August. The offender used force to pull open wooden window frames or break glass
window panes to gain access to the structure. Once inside the offender committed
theft. These incidents have occurred during evening and early morning hours in the
general geographical locations listed below:
Incident times and locations:
• 500 block of S. Lake Shore Dr. on 29 August 2017 at 1:28 AM
• 300 block of S. Columbus Dr. on 29 August 2017 at 10:00 PM
• 500 block of S. Lake Shore Dr. on 29-30 August 2017 at 10:00PM-1:46 AM
About the offenders:
What you can do:
• Keep the perimeter of your property well lighted
• Update security video equipment
• Report suspicious activity immediately
• Keep doors and windows secured
• Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks
• If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of
Detectives – Area Central
(312) 747-8384
JA410928, JA411654, JA411687
(Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-234)
Alert # P17-1-234BA
04 September, 2017



04Sep17- 001st Dis Bus Alert- Burglary P17-1-234BA
24 Aug



The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Central
(1st) and Near North (18th) Districts this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will commence
at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27th, 2017 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Monday, August 28th,

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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10 Aug

09 Aug 2017 – Christensen, Thomas, 34Christensen was arrested after being identied as the offender that approached a 29 year-old male and stabbed him in the face and neck. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of S. Linn Dr. on August 8, 2017 at approximately 9:28 p.m. during the incident a 34 year-old female sustained a laceration to the chest. Christensen was then knocked to the ground and detained. Both victims were transported to Northwestern Hospital. The 29 year-old male was transported in serious condition and the 34 year-old female was transported in good condition for a minor wound. Christensen was placed into custody and was provided medical attention on scene for superficial wounds. Christensen was charged accordingly and no further details are available at this time.

1 Aug

Community Alert


001st District (Central)  

 About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 001st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the month of July. Unknown Female offender(s) used forced, or threatened the use of force and took unknown amount of USC from a cash register, and personal property from victim(s).

Incident times and locations:

  • 1100 block of S. State St. on 24 July  2017 at 9:25 AM
  • 100 block of N. Wabash Ave. on 28 July 2017 at 4:45 AM

About the offenders:

  • Female(s) Black, 14-16 years old, Between 5’03” and 5’04, 150-205 lbs.

What you can do:

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Report suspicious activity immediately
  • If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm
  • Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth, etc.)
  • Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police
  • If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information
  • Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible

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

(312) 747-8384

JA361042, JA367323

(Reference: PATTERN # P17-1-198)

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