Local Crime from 16th District 1-29-14


AN EMPLOYEE reported that Dollar Tree, 5316 N. Milwaukee Ave., was robbed at about 10:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that a man entered the store, displayed a handgun and took $110 from the cash register, according to police.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that Walgreens, 5230 N. Milwaukee Ave., was robbed at about 8:50 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that a man displayed a handgun and demanded money, according to police. The employee said when he told the gunman that he could not open cash the cash register, he took five packs of cigarettes and left the store, police said.

A WOMAN reported that she was attacked and robbed at about 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the 5200 block of West Byron Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 22-year-old woman reported that a man approached her, punched her in the head and took her purse, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her wallet was stolen at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, while she was on a CTA Blue Line train between Cumberland Avenue and Irving Park Road, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she got off the train she discovered that her purse was open and that her wallet containing $300 and her passport were missing, according to police.

A MAN WAS charged with assault following his arrest at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, in the 5200 block of North Lockwood Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A 22-year-old woman reported that the man blocked her vehicle with his pick-up truck and pointed a gun at her when she tried to turn onto Foster Avenue from Lockwood Avenue, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Cong L. Sun, age 27, of the 5300 block of West Foster Avenue.

A MAN WAS charged with battery following his arrest at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, in the 6000 block of West Cornelia Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A 56-year-old man reported that following an argument, the man threw a knife at him, hitting him in the ear and causing minor injuries, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Jan Kozak, age 55, of the 6000 block of West Cornelia Avenue.

TWO MEN were charged with possession of burglary tools following their arrest at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, in the 3800 block of North Pioneer Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers responding to a report of suspicious men discovered footprints in the snow near a garage where tools were missing, and the men were arrested after the owner of the garage identified tools in their possession, according to police.
The suspects were identified by police as Joseph R. Castle, age 24, of the 4900 block of North Michigan Avenue, Schiller Park, and Roger Parsons Jr., age 27, of the 4800 block of West Winnemac Avenue.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that three men stole beer from the 7-Eleven store, 6000 W. Higgins Ave at about 1:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that the men entered the store, took two cases of beer and left the store without paying for the items, according to police.

A MAN WAS charged with retail theft following his arrest at about 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the 4300 block of North Central Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
An employee of Walgreens, 4343 N. Central Ave., reported that he saw the man place eight boxes of Children’s Motrin in his coat and leave the store without paying for the items, according to police.
The suspect was described as Johnny Lopez, age 36, of the 4600 block of North Monticello Avenue.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 7300 block of West Lunt Avenue was burglarized between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that jewelry valued at $3,000 and $1,000 in cash were missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that the garage of his home in the 3500 block of North Neva Avenue was burglarized between 6 and 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man said he discovered that the garage window was broken and that four car rims valued at $2,800, two bicycles valued at $200 and tools valued at $1000 were missing, according to police.


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