Local Crime from 16th District 4-8-15


A MAN REPORTED that he was attacked at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, April 5, at a home in the 3700 block of North Oriole Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 44-year-old man reported that he had an argument with a friend and that the man struck him in the face and arm with a flashlight, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was attacked and robbed at about 1:30 a.m. Friday, April 3, in the 5300 block of West Lawrence Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 18-year-old man reported that he was with his friend and that a man struck him with a baseball bat and took his cell phone, according to police.

TWO MEN reported that they were robbed at about midnight Wednesday, April 1, in the 5300 block of West Patterson Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 24-year-old men reported that two men approached them and attacked them, and one of the men said that during a struggle he pulled out $200 from his friend’s pocket and threw it at the assailants that they fled, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the 5400 block of North East River Road, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 28-year-old man reported that a man displayed a handgun and took $60 from him, according to police.

A WOMAN reported on April 1 that she was robbed on Feb. 25 in the 5700 block of North Elston Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 19-year-old woman reported that she picked up her boyfriend and three of his friends and when she dropped them off a woman displayed a handgun and a man took her laptop computer valued at $2,000, according to police.

EMPLOYEES reported that they were attacked at about 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at CVS Pharmacy, 3615 N. Central Ave., according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The men reported that they saw a man put merchandise into a bag and when they confronted him and tried to take the bag, the man struck one of them with a needle and fled, according to police.

A MAN WAS charged with aggravated battery following an incident at about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the 4100 block of North Pittsburgh Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A police officer reported that he got out of a car and was shot twice in the chest with a BB pellet and saw the man enter a home, according to police. The man was arrested after officers found an air pistol in the home, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as Daniel Carrasco, age 18, of the 4100 block of North Pittsburgh Avenue.

A MAN WAS arrested on theft charges at about 6:15 p.m. Monday, April 6, in the 5500 block of West Henderson Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers who were on patrol saw a man pushing a cart containing a compressor, a charger, a tool box and two cameras, and the man was arrested after he could not explain how he got the items, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Hector Martinez, age 43, of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue.

A WOMAN reported that the garage of her home in the 3700 block of North Nottingham Avenue was burglarized between midnight and 6 a.m. Thursday, April 2, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that she discovered that the side door was open and that a snow blower valued at $500 was missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that the garage of her home in the 5900 block of West Patterson Avenue was burglarized between 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, and 4 a.m. the following day, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she discovered that a leaf blower, a lawn mower, an air compressor and a snow blower were missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that plumbing tools were taken from his truck between 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, while it was parked in the 5800 block of West Byron Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 35-year-old man reported that about $10,500 worth of plumbing tools were taken from his truck, according to police.


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