Local Crime from 16th District 2-19-14


A MAN WAS arrested after he allegedly stabbed his brother at about 10:50 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at a home in the 3300 block of North Osceola Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Responding officers who toured the area in search of a suspect discovered an open door to Andy’s Auto Clinic at Belmont and Olcott avenues and saw a man leaving with a sweatshirt hiding his sleeveless T-shirt, according to police. Three witnesses who were in the business, including former 36th Ward alderman John Rice, reported that the man ran into the body shop "begging for a change of clothes because people were looking for him and trying to kill him," police said.
The suspect’s 23-year-old sister-in-law woman reported that during an altercation over borrowing money, the man stabbed his brother in the stomach with a steak knife, according to police. The 24-year-old brother was admitted to Lutheran General Hospital in serious condition, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as Michael C. Angstrem, age 26, of the 3300 block of North Osceola Avenue.

A MAN WAS arrested after a break-in at a home in the 5200 block of North Lamon Avenue at about 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A 61-year-old man reported that he returned home with his 61-year-old wife and saw two men standing near the front door of his home holding his television set, according to police. The man reported that the men dropped the television set and fled east to the alley and he chased them until they dropped pillowcases containing items from his home and split up, according to police. A witness reported that the men were picked up by a Dodge vehicle with Iowa license plates driven by a third man, police said.
Following an investigation one man was arrested in connection with the incident, according to police. The suspect was identified by police as Derrek Ray, age 30, of Iowa.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 1:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the 6600 block of West Albion Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 25-year-old man reported that two men approached and that one of them displayed a handgun and took a credit card, his cell phone valued at $300 and $65 in cash, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the 4800 block of North Lipps Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 51-year-old man reported that three men approached him and one of them pressed a gun to his neck and he took out $90 from his pocket and his wallet containing $1,410 in cash and credit cards, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the 6100 block of North Elston Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 43-year-old man reported that after he left the Esquire Motel, a sport utility vehicle stopped and two men punched him on the head and took his cell phone and his wallet containing $600 in cash and credit cards, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Chase Bank, 5606 W. Montrose Ave., according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 31-year-old woman reported that after she swiped her card in order to enter the lobby to withdraw money from the automated teller machine, a man entered behind her, said that he had a gun and took $200 and her cell phone, according to police.

THE OWNER of Yolanta’s Deli, 5914 W. Higgins Ave., reported on Feb. 11 that the business was robbed at about noon Wednesday, Jan. 26, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 49-year-old woman reported that a man entered the business, displayed a handgun and took two cartons of cigarettes, an unknown amount of cash and phone cards, according to police.

A MAN WAS arrested for allegedly impersonating a Chicago police officer at about 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the 8600 block of West Foster Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A security officer at Dirksen School reported that he saw a man placing signs on school property and that when he told him to stop, the man said that he was a police officer but would not show him credentials, according to police. Officers found a police hatband in the man’s car, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as Peter Rivera, age 55, of the 4800 block of North Strong Street.

A WOMAN reported that her home in the 4900 block of North McVicker Avenue was burglarized between 8:50 a.m. and 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that a burglary alarm went off in the house and that when she returned home she discovered that a rear window was broken and that 10 watches valued at $1,500, six knives valued at $3,000, two computers valued at $300, a tablet valued at $150, a laptop computer valued at $550, and women’s watches and rings valued at $5,000 were missing, according to police.


Share