On Monday, July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:15 p.m., a 61-year-old male was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in the 2600 block of West Peterson Avenue. As a result of the crash, the victim sustained critical injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene west on Peterson Av. then north on Talman Av. after the crash without identifying them self or rendering aid to the victim.
Chicago Police charged two men in an armed robbery that occurred in the 19th (Town Hall) District. David S. Shabazz, 20, of the 5400 block of S. Aberdeen was charged with one count of felony Aggravated Battery to Senior, one count of felony Armed Robbery, one count of felony UUW – Carry / Possess Firearm and a warrant issuance. Juwan Askew, 18, of the 200 block of W. Garfield Blvd, was charged with one count of felony Aggravated Battery to Senior, one count of felony Armed Robbery, and one misdemeanor count of Resisting Arrest.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrols in the Austin (15th) and Rogers Park (24th) Districts this upcoming weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Austin (15th) District will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016; the DUI Strike Force Patrol set to be conducted in the Rogers Park (24th) District will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2016.
On April 20, 2016, at approximately 6:35 p.m., two juveniles walked past the 6700 block of North Whipple (Chippewa Park) to retrieve a dodge ball that was between fences. An unknown female in the passenger seat of a black SUV type vehicle rolled down her window and said “hi kids, come over here, I have some candy”. This alarmed the juveniles who walked away quickly. The unknown woman was in the company of a young man who was the driver. After retrieving there ball, the juveniles returned past the 6700 block of North Whipple and upon seeing the vehicle and its occupants still parked, ran fast past said location to their residence and alerted the parents.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Rogers Park (24th) District this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016.
Armani Bearden was arrested in connection with the murder of a 64 year old man. This incident occurred on the 6500 block of N. Hoyne Avenue on December 10, 2015 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Three others have previously been charged – Shatrata Lehmann, Alexander Robinson and a male juvenile. Bearden was charged accordingly.
Robberies have occurred in 019th and 024th Districts in which the offenders robbed victims at gunpoint. In one incident the offenders drove away in the victim’s car.