Charges for Brown,Jawanza and Two Juveniles_Veh Hijacking_Brown and the two juvenile offenders were placed in custody after being identified in connection to a vehicular hijacking that occurred on the 1800 block of N. Clybourn Ave. on May 13, 2015 at approximately 11:10 p.m. The offenders approached a male victim as he entered his vehicle and demanded he get out while implying a weapon. The offenders then fled in the vehicle, at which time responding officers observed the stolen vehicle and a traffic pursuit ensued to the 1900 block of W. Fullerton, where they struck a restaurant sign. The offenders were placed into custody and charged accordingly. Brown is expected in bond court on May 15, 2015. No further details are available.
About the crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens and taxi drivers operating in the 1st District of robbery incidents that have occurred during the month of April. In these incidents, a male, black, 20-25 year old offender wearing a dark hat, sunglasses, black jacket with white lettering and black pants is getting cab rides to locations near CTA entrances. As the offender prepares to exit the cab, he displays a black pistol and demands money or cell phones. Offender is believed to have fled on foot to train entrances to make good his escape.
Lavale Miller was arrested after he was identified as the man who started a fire in a trash receptacle on April 1, 2015 at approximately 4:50 p.m. on the Roosevelt University’s Loop Campus. There were no injuries reported from the incident. Miller was charged accordingly. No further information at this time.
Lawrence Longstreet, 19, was arrested after he was identified as the man who shot a 16 year old boy in the 6200 block of S. Cottage Grove on February 16, 2015 at approximately 1:15 p.m. The victim was taken in serious condition to the University of Chicago with a gunshot wound to the back. No further information is available at this time.
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 001st (Central) District of an increase in robbery related incidents during the month of January. A male offender(s) has approached female victims from behind on the public way, pushed them or punched them in the face, knocking victims to the ground, and then taking their purse or cell phone by force.
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to residents living in the 001st District (Central) of an increase in burglary related incidents during the months of December and January. Unknown offender(s) forcibly enter residences by prying doors to take property. These incidents have occurred during all hours in the general geographical locations listed below.