Local Crime from 16th District 2-18-15


AN ANONYMOUS caller reported that gunshots were fired at about 10:10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, in the 6000 block of West Argyle Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
An anonymous caller reported that a man was firing a weapon, and officers discovered eight spent .40 caliber shell casings in a snow bank, according to police.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that the 7-Eleven store, 6000 W. Higgins Ave., was robbed at about 2:05 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that a man wearing a ski mask approached the counter and asked for two packs of cigarettes, then displayed a gun and took between $400 and $500 from the cash register and the packs of cigarettes, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that she was attacked and robbed at about 4:05 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in the 5200 block of West Addison Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 66-year-old woman reported that as she was walking from her garage to her home, a man threw her to the ground and took her purse, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his car was stolen at about 4:50 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, from the BP gas station, 3611 N. Harlem Ave., according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 51-year-old man reported that while he was putting air into the tires of his 2007 Chrysler Pacifica, a man entered the vehicle and drove away, according to police. The man reported that a Toshiba laptop computer and a Motorola cell phone were inside the vehicle at the time of the theft, police said.

A WOMAN was arrested after she allegedly threatened a man with a knife at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in the 5600 block of North Miltimore Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 34-year-old man reported that during an argument with his former roommate, the woman displayed a 10-inch knife and threatened to kill him, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Brittany Daugherty, age 27, of the Miltimore address.

A WOMAN was arrested after she allegedly shoplifted items from the Jewel food store, 7342 W. Foster Ave., at about 7:25 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
An employee reported that he saw the woman place $490 worth of items into her shopping cart and leave the store without paying for the items, according to police. The employee said that a man got out of a waiting vehicle in the parking lot and threatened him with a syringe if he did not let the woman go, but that the man then fled, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as Margarita Zyskind, age 26, of the 6200 block of West Holbrook Street.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that a man stole items from the T-Mobile store, 4809 W. Irving Park Road, at about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that the man grabbed a bag containing four iPhone 6 cell phones valued at $3,000 and ran out of the store without paying for the items, police said.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that the M&M Auto Clinic, 5748 W. Higgins Ave., was burglarized between 9:25 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that when he arrived at the business he discovered that the front door was unlocked and that three blank business checks, a propane blowtorch valued at $60, $10 in coins and $60 in cash were missing, according to police. A surveillance video showed three men inside the building at the time of the incident watching television, eating food and taking the missing items, police said.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that the Chicagoland Toys and Hobbies store, 6017 N. Northwest Hwy., was burglarized at about 3:40 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers who responded to a burglar alarm discovered that the front window of the store had been shattered with a shovel, and the owner reported that a Revo remove control car valued at $225 was missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 4800 block of West Strong Street was burglarized between 6:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that the rear door had been broken in and that numerous bottles of prescription medications, insulin syringes and two cartons of cigarettes valued at $120 were missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her home in the 5700 block of North Manton Avenue was burglarized between 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered that the back door had been broken in and that a safety deposit box containing $2,000 worth of jewelry was missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her home in the 5600 block of West Eastwood Avenue was burglarized between 12:40 and 2:50 p.m., according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered that two windows on the rear door were broken and that jewelry valued at $4,000 was missing, according to police.

AN EMPLOYEE reported that a man shoplifted items from the Walgreens pharmacy, 4040 N. Cicero Ave., at about 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The employee reported that he saw a man take 10 items of alcohol valued at $200 and leave the store without paying for the items, according to police.

SEVERAL vehicle thefts were reported on the Northwest Side between Feb. 9 and Feb. 15, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Incidents of stolen vehicles were reported in the 5500 block of West Roscoe Street, the 5700 block of West Higgins Avenue, the 3500 block of North Linder Avenue, the 6100 block of West Eddy Street, the 4800 block of West Strong Street, the 5500 block of West Wilson Avenue and the 5400 block of North Ludlam Avenue, according to police.


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