This alert gives notice to recent retail/convenience store burglaries in the Auburn Gresham & Morgan Park neighborhoods on beats 624, 631, 632, 633 and 2223. In most of these incidents, the offender(s) gained access to the businesses through the rear door by using a crowbar and then stole property from within. In several incidents, ATMs were taken and other merchandise.
On January 9, 2019 at approximately 4:10 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Saginaw Avenue as part of a narcotics investigation, Omar Cano, 41, was found in possession of three bags of a green, leafy substance suspected of being cannabis weighing approximately 1,500 grams with an estimated street value of $24,000.
A search warrant of Cano’s residence uncovered an additional 46,658 grams of suspected cannabis with an estimated street value $746,528. Cano was taken into custody and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.