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8th District
21 May 2015

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting DUI Strike Force Patrols in the Chicago Lawn (8th) and Near West (12th) Districts this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22nd, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence in the Near West (12th) District at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 24th, 2015.

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19 May 2015

Officers responded to a “holding citizen” call in the 3100 block of N Southport on May 18, 2015 at approximately 10:00 p.m. Jaleel Johnson was observed following a 21 year old female into the vestibule of her building. Upon entry, he grabbed her, pushed her to the ground, and took her purse before fleeing. Three male adult witnesses pursued Johnson and caught him a short distance away. They detained him until police arrived. Johnson was identified by the victim as the offender and charged accordingly. The victim refused medical attention and her purse and the contents within were recovered. No further information available at this time.

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29 Apr 2015

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 008th District of an armed robbery incident which occurred during the month of April. In this incident, the pictured male offender, after ordering a pizza, jumped over the counter, displayed a kitchen knife and removed cash from the register.

Incident times and locations:

  • 7900 Block of S. Cicero Ave. on April 19th, 2015 at approx. 1:00pm.

Offender’s description:

  • Male black, mid 20’s, 5’10”-6’0” approx. 180-200 lbs., wearing a black skull cap, black and white patterned jacket and dark jeans.

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28 Apr 2015

27 Apr 15 Charges for Ochoa, Erick _Fatal Traffic Crash_Ochoa was arrested and charged in connection to a fatal traffic crash that killed a three year-old male.  The incident occurred on the 3900 block of W. 47th St. on July 20, 2013 at approximately 10:20 p.m.  The victim ran onto the street from between two parked cars and was struck by Ochoa.  The victim was transported to Christ where he was later pronounced. Ochoa was cited for the accident and it was later determined through the course of the investigation that Ochoa was under the influence of a controlled substance.  An investigative alert was issued and Ochoa was stopped on a traffic violation on April 26, 2015 and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.

4 Mar 2015


This alert gives notice to businesses of the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of an increase in Burglary related incidents during the month of February. In these incidents, offender(s) force entry through the front of a business and remove property from within.

For more detailed information see attachment.

04Mar15 8th District Comm Burg P15-1-046BA11

26 Feb 2015

This alert gives notice to citizens in the 008th District (Chicago Lawn) of robbery
incidents that have occurred during the month of February. In these incidents, one
to two offender(s) approach victims armed with a handgun and demand/forcibly
remove their property.

See attached

Alert #P15-1-040CA

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