Local Crime from 17th District 8-9-14


A MAN WAS arrested at about 6:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, following an incident at the Walgreens store, 3153 W. Irving Park Road, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 48-year-old store manager reported that a customer complained of a man harassing customers exited the store, and that after he told the man to leave, he followed him into the store, assumed a boxing stance and threatened him, according to police. When responding officers found the suspect in the 3900 block of North Kedzie Avenue, the he threatened them and was subdued with a chemical spray, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as L.C. Brown, age 52, of no known address.

A MAN WAS SHOT in the face with a BB pellet at about 6 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, as he was driving in the 4700 block of North Manor Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 45-year-old man reported that as he and his wife were driving on Manor, a vehicle containing two men and he felt an object hit his left cheek, causing a small hole, according to police. The man was treated at Swedish Covenant Hospital for treatment, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in the 3300 block of North Pulaski Road, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 20-year-old man reported that two men approached him and that one of the men grabbed a necklace valued at $200 from his neck and the other man punched him, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 3:20 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, in the 4200 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 47-year-old woman reported that a teenager approached her from behind as she was waiting at a bus stop when and grabbed the gold chain from her neck, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, in the 5100 block of North Tripp Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 18-year-old man reported that two men approached him as he was riding his bicycle, punched him and knocked him off the bike, then took the bike, his cell phone and his wallet containing his driver’s license and a credit card, according to police.

A TEENAGER reported that he was robbed at about 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, in an alley in the 6100 block of North Central Park Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 16-year-old teen reported that as he was riding his bicycle in alley, two men punched him and threw him to the ground, and that one of the men took his cell phone and the men fled on bicycles in opposite directions, according to police.

A COUPLE reported that their home in the 5800 block of North Kingsdale Avenue was burglarized at about 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The couple reported that when they returned home they discovered that a kitchen window was broken and that 32 pieces from a sterling silver utensil set and several items of jewelry were missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that a home in the 3300 block of North Kenneth Avenue was burglarized at about noon Friday, Aug. 1, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that when he arrived at the home that he was hired to work on he discovered that the basement window was broken, walls were damaged walls and copper piping and tools were missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her home in the 3800 block of North Keeler Avenue was burglarized at about 2:55 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she received an alert that her security alarm had been activated, and her neighbor found that the back door had been broken in, according to police. The woman said that when she returned home she discovered that a box containing $3,000 worth of jewelry and the front wheel of a bicycle were missing, police said.

A WOMAN reported that her home in the 3700 block of West Wilson Avenue was burglarized between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered that a side window was open and that a laptop computer, a mountain bike, a Play Station 3 game system and a monitor were missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her purse was stolen at about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, in the 3900 block of North Pulaski Road, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 62-year-old woman reported that after she got off a Blue Line train at Irving Park Road, someone approached her from behind and took her purse containing $1,000 in cash, two credit cards and her driver’s license, according to police.

LINCOLNWOOD

A MAN REPORTED that a window on his car was broken between 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, and 6:30 a.m. the following day while it was parked in the 6900 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.
The man reported that he discovered the rear window broken and a brick in the back seat of the car, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that a window on his van was broken between 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, and 8 a.m. the following day while it was parked in the 4400 block of West Lunt Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.
The man reported that he discovered the rear window broken and found two bricks on the ground near the van, according to police.

A MAN WAS charged with driving under the influence of alcohol following his arrest at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, in the 4200 block of West Touhy Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.
An officer stopped a car that was being driven at 60 miles per hour and that changed lanes without a signal, and the driver was arrested after he failed sobriety tests, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Ramiro Munoz, age 29, of the 7400 block of North Artesian Avenue.

A WOMAN was arrested at about 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, after she allegedly shoplifted items from the Carson Pirie Scott store in the Lincolnwood Town Center, 3333 W. Touhy Ave., according to Lincolnwood police.
An employee reported that he saw the woman select a men’s athletic shirt, walk to the jewelry department and conceal $271 worth of jewelry beneath the shirt, and that the women walked to the fitting room area, removed price tags from the merchandise and left the store without paying for the items, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Biyankaben A. Patel, age 20, of the 6400 block of North Mozart Street.

A MAN REPORTED that gas leaf blowers were stolen from a trailer at about noon Friday, Aug. 1, in the 6500 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.
The man reported that two gas leaf blowers valued at about $425 each were stolen from the parked work trailer, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her car was burglarized between 8:50 p.m. and 9:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, while it was parked in the 3300 block of West Touhy Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.
The woman reported that she discovered that the rear driver’s-side window was broken and that her purse containing her work identification, a lab coat and a stethoscope were missing, according to police.

A MAN WAS charged with possession of marijuana following his arrest at about 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 29, in the 3100 block of West Devon Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.
An officer stopped a car for a traffic violation, and the driver was arrested after the officer smelled the odor of marijuana and found 15 grams of marijuana in the man’s pocket, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Melvin M. Atto, age 20, of the 2500 block of West Winnemac Avenue.


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