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9 Jun

08 Jun 17 – Charges for Quinton Gates, 18Quinton Gates was arrested after being identified as the person who murdered a 19-year-old male on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at approximately 7:47 p.m., in the vicinity of the 700 block of W. Marquette Road. Gates approached the male victim and fired several shots striking the victim in the head and body before fleeing the scene. The victim was transported to Christ Hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. No further information is available at this time.08 Jun 17 – Charges for Quinton Gates, 18

29 May

On April 24, 2017 at approximately 4:30 a.m., a 28-year-old female was walking eastbound on the 7900 block between S. Michigan & Wabash, when an unknown offender approached her from behind and forced her into the alley. The offender then displayed a knife and dragged the victim to the rear of the 7800 block of South Michigan where he sexually assaulted and robbed her.  For more information click here.

23 May
This alert gives notice to citizens of the 6th District (Gresham) on Beat 623 of robbery incidents that have occurred in recent weeks. During these incidents, unknown offender(s) have displayed firearms and demanded property from the victims or used force to take property without a weapon. For More Information Click Here
15 May

13 May 17 -Charges for Stapleton, Chynna, 24Stapleton was placed into custody on May 12, 2017 at 11:35 p.m. in the 100 block of W. 115th Street by 5th District Officers after she was identified as the operator of a 2002 Jeep Liberty that was used to fatally strike an 18-year-old female victim on the 11400 block of S. May at approximately 11:10 p.m. on May 12, 2017. Stapleton struck multiple vehicles after the incident as she was fleeing the scene. Stapleton was arrested and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.


11 May

11 May 17-Community Alert-22nd District Vehicular Hijackings (P17-2-054CA)

Bureau of Detectives – Area South
Community Alert
Vehicular Hijackings
22nd District
(Morgan Park)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice of two recent Vehicle Hijackings that occurred within the
boundaries of the 22nd District (Morgan Park) on beat 2221. In these cases, a Male
African American, between 45-50 years old approached female senior citizens, in
the area or 9300 S. Ashland. The offender grabbed the ladies purses, and then
entered and fled the area in their cars. Incidents occurred between 11:00am-
1:00pm. The offender displayed a handgun in one incident.
Incident times and locations:
• 9200 Block of S. Ashland, Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 11:00am
• 9300 Block of S. Ashland, Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, at 1:00pm
About the Offender:
• The offender was described to police as Male, African American between 45-
50 years old. Standing 5’07” tall, weighing 150lbs. Subject was armed with a
What you can do:
• Walk with a friend or group when visiting an unfamiliar neighborhood.
• If confronted by the offenders, attempt to remain calm.
• Keep your purse secured with the strap across your body
• Keep tracking software and security locks on your cell phone.
• Document serial numbers for your electronics and keep a record at your
• Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to police.
• Be aware of your surroundings and walk in well-lit areas.
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious
people including any vehicle description and license plate information.
If you have any information about these incidents, contact
Bureau of Detectives – Area South (312) 747-8273
Ref RD# JA-254108, JA-258078
P17-2-054 (CA)
May, 11, 2017