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20th District
11 May 2015

This alert gives notice to the Business Owners of the 20th District (Lincoln) of several recent commercial burglaries that have occurred. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have entered business through doors or windows by force using a pry tool or blunt object. Items taken include cash, cash registers, cigarettes, batteries and other miscellaneous items.

Incident times and locations:

There have been nine incidents that have occurred since April 1, 2015. These incidents have taken place, within the boundaries of Sheridan to Clark and Gunnison to Peterson, during the late PM hours to the early AM hours.

  •  5000 block of N. Sheridan on April 1, 2015, at 3:00 AM
  • 5300 block of N. Broadway on April 2, 2015, at 3:00 AM
  • 5200 block of N. Broadway on April 11, 2015 at 3:15 AM
  • 1600 block of W. Foster on April 13, 2015 at 3:00 AM
  • 5400 block of N. Broadway on April 17, 2015 at 10:15 PM
  • 5200 block of N. Broadway on 2 May, 2015 at 3:45 AM
  • 5800 block of N. Broadway on 3 May 2015 at 12:00 AM
  • 5200 block of N. Clark on 5 May 2015 at 6:15 AM
  • 5700 block of N. Broadway on 10 May 2015 1:00 AM

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11 May 2015

Marcus Jones was arrested on May 7th, 2015 at approximately 1:37 a.m. in the 1500 Block of W. Morse Ave. Officers responded to a burglary in progress call and located Marcus Jones inside. Jones had a shopping cart filled with various pieces of office equipment and was in possession of a pry bar. Jones was arrested and charged accordingly. Further investigation by Area North Detectives revealed Marcus Jones to be the man wanted in connection with several condominium burglaries in the area. A Community Alert with his photo was sent out on April 29, 2015. Jones has been charged accordingly in several of these incidents. Detectives continue to investigate other possible victims. Marcus Jones appeared in Central Bond Court on May 8, 2015. No further information is available at this time.

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27 Feb 2015

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 20th District (Lincoln) of several recent
residential burglaries that have occurred. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) have
entered apartments and residences through doors, by force or unlawful entry. Items taken
include electronics, jewelry, cash, and other miscellaneous items.

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26Feb15 20th District Residential Burglaries1 P15-N-0561

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12 Jan 2015

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to residents of the 20th District (Lincoln) of four Robberies occurring in the latter half of December 2014 and early January 2015. Three of the Robberies occurred late in the evening on the sidewalk. The other occurred at the CTA station. The offenders usually approach from different directions and knock down or beat down the victims and remove property from their person.

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9 Jan 2015

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to residents of the 20th District (Lincoln) of four Robberies that occurred in December 2014 and early January 2015. Three of the Robberies occurred late in the evening on the sidewalk. The other occurred at the CTA station. The offenders usually approach from different directions and knock down or batter the victims and remove property from their person.

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10 Dec 2014

During a recent investigation into a string of burglaries committed in the 19th (Town Hall) and 20th (Lincoln) Districts, Chicago Police recovered numerous unclaimed items, all believed to be stolen, including cameras, laptops and jewelry.

On Friday, December 5th, 2014, Area North Detectives invited the public to view, identify, and claim their stolen property. However, several items remain unclaimed and Area North detectives continue to seek their rightful owners. Anyone who has been the victim of a burglary in the above mentioned area, and believes that any of these items may be theirs, is encouraged to contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North Property Crimes at (312) 744-8263.

Release – 19th and 20th District Burglaries – Help Identifying Stolen Items – List

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4 Dec 2014

Chicago Police Detectives are asking for help in identifying burglary victims in the Area of the 19th and 20th Districts. Anyone who has been the victim of a burglary in the area is encouraged to attend and identify stolen items at the Bureau of Detectives-Area North Auditorium (2452 W. Belmont Ave.), on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For further information, please contact Area North Property Crime Detectives at 312-744-8263.

Release-19thand20thDistrict Burglaries-Pulic Invitation

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