Pierre Stokes was arrested after he was identified as the person who fired a
weapon multiple times striking three victims. This incident occurred on March
8, 2016 at approximately 5:40 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Ashland
Avenue. Officers arrived to the location after a call of battery in progress and
during their investigation found a Male, 31 with a gunshot wound to the Left
Forearm and a Male, 30 with a gunshot wound to the Right Arm both taken to
Christ were they were treated and released. A Female, 29 also suffered a
graze wound to the face and refused medical assistance. Stokes was taken
into custody on March 11, 2016 and has been charged accordingly. No
further information is available at this time.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol along the Dan Ryan Expressway (6300 South to 9500 South). The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 13th, 2016.
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 006th District of several armed robbery incidents that have occurred in the Gresham neighborhood. In two of the incidents, the described offender entered the business and allowed other customers to go ahead of him so that he was the last one in line and the only one in the business. The suspect in both incidents made a purchase then announced a robbery while pointing a hand gun at the clerk. The images included are from the robbery that occurred on Jan. 19th, 2016 on the 300 block of East 87th St.
Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Interim Police Superintendent John Escalante announced the additional six police districts that will soon be part of the Chicago Police Department’s expanded body-worn camera program.
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Austin (15th) District this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2015. Additionally, the a Roadside Safety Check will be conducted in the (6th) District at 7500 S.
Ashland. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2015.
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 Strike Force Patrol.
The DUI Strike Force Patrol conducted in the Jefferson Park (16th) District on December 4 – 5, 2015, resulted in the following: Driving Under the Influence 6
Driver’s License Violations 11
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 10
Insurance Violations 11
Traffic Violations (Other) 8
Total Citations 46
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 7
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