This alert gives notice to recent Residential Burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 20th District (Lincoln). These burglaries have occurred within a couple blocks of each other. In these Burglaries, the offender(s) gained entry into the premises by forcing open windows and doors. Once inside, the offender(s) removed property from the apartment.
On Thursday, December 20, 2018, at approximately 3:15p.m., an 11-year-old female juvenile was walking home from school. Upon walking northbound on the east side of Drake Ave., she was approached by a White or White Hispanic male driving an unknown white van with splattered yellow paint markings on the passenger side of the vehicle. An unknown person lowered his passenger side window and signaled her to come to him with his hand while saying “come here” with the intention of luring her to him. The victim did not engage in conversation and fled to safety. The unknown person fled northbound in the vehicle and then turned westbound on Elston Ave.
This alert gives notice to several burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 19th District (Town Hall). In these burglaries, the offender(s) entered the victim’s residence through an unlocked door or through forcing open a window/door. Once inside, the offender(s) took various items from the victim’s home.
This alert gives notice to recent Garage Burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 19th District. In these burglaries, the offender(s) gained access to the residential garages that are being left unsecured or by other unknown means. Once inside, the offender(s) stole property from within or rummaged through the victim’s vehicle for proceeds.
This alert gives notice to several burglaries to businesses located within the boundaries of the 19th District (Town Hall). In these burglaries, the offender(s) forced their way into the businesses either by the front or rear door or in one incident through the skylight in the roof. Once inside, the offenders stole an unknown amount of US currency, registers, safes and other merchandise.
This alert gives notice of recent Thefts from Vehicles that have occurred in the 019th District. In each incident, the unknown offender(s) are breaking the windows of vehicles while they are legally parked and unoccupied. The offender(s) are then taking property that is easily visible from the outside of the vehicle such as purses, laptop bags, and backpacks.
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 14th District of two thefts from parked vehicles that have occurred recently. In each case, the unknown offender (s) entered the vehicle and stole the victim’s legally owned handgun and ammunition from inside the vehicle.