21 May 21 - Updated Community Alert 8228 S Kedzie Avenue
The Chicago Police Department is still in need of help from the community in solving this Fatal Hit and Run traffic crash. On Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at about 12:10 a.m., a pedestrian was struck by a silver in color minivan in the block of 8200 S. Kedzie Avenue. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries. The vehicle failed to stop at the scene to render aid and exchange information. Per video and evidence on the scene, the striking vehicle is a silver in color 2008-2016 Chrysler Town and Country minivan. The striking vehicle continued to travel northbound on Kedzie Avenue and then eastbound on 79th Street. The vehicle sustained damage to the left side of the windshield, damage to the left quarter panel, the hood, the left headlight assembly, and is missing the driver side-view mirror.
30 Apr 21 - Community Alert Robbery-Vehicular Hijacking 2 5 7 8 9
This alert gives notice to residents in the 002nd, 005th, 007th, 008th, and 009th districts of Robbery-Vehicular Hijacking/Armed Robbery incidents which have occurred. In each incident, one to three offenders exit from a vehicle which has been taken in a recent Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking and display a handgun(s), before taking victim’s property from their persons. In a related incident, the offenders pull up in a silver Jeep Cherokee which was taken in a hijacking. The offender(s) then fire several rounds striking the victim. The offenders then flee the scene in the silver Jeep Cherokee making good in their escape.
13 Mar 21 - Man Charged with Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a Firearm - Edwin Arroyo, 18
The above offender was arrested by the Vehicular Hijacking Team on March 12, 2021 at approximately 9:46 a.m. in the 4500 block of S. Central Ave. He was identified as an offender that took a 60-year-old female victims personal property and vehicle at gunpoint on February 22, 2021 at 3:50 p.m. in the 8300 block of S. Kostner Ave. (008th District). The offender was placed into custody without incident and charged accordingly. No additional information is available at this time.