Local Crime from 16th District 4-22-15


A MAN WAS arrested after he allegedly threatened his ex-girlfriend with a handgun at about 9:50 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the 4700 block of North Karlov Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
A 27-year-old woman reported that while she was gathering her belongings, her former boyfriend pointed a semiautomatic handgun at her and illuminated the weapon’s laser sight, and officers arrested the man and confiscated his weapon, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Adam Lump, age 55, of the Karlov Avenue address.

A MAN REPORTED that two men tried to rob him at about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the 3600 block of West Lawrence Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 31-year-old man reported that two men approached him as we was leaving a liquor store and demanded his money and that he was cut in the right ear and the right arm with a glass bottle as he ran to his parked vehicle, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the 4000 block of West Irving Park Road, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 31-year-old man reported that an acquaintance called him for a ride to work and that when he arrived to pick him up he saw two other men in the alley and one of the men displayed a handgun and the two took $600 from him, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 3:48 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in 4500 block of North Kenton Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The 18-year-old man reported that he was sitting on a park bench using his cell phone and a man and a woman approached him and the man knocked his cell phone valued at $700 out of his hands and took it, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his apartment in the 5600 block of North Bernard Street was burglarized between 10:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, April 17, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that when he arrived home he discovered that the front door had been broken in and that an iPad valued at $200, a Asus laptop computer valued at $1,000, two Samsung cell phones valued at $400, a Sony digital camera valued at $150 and jewelry valued at $310 were missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 4000 block of West Melrose Street was burglarized between 8 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that a rear window had been broken out of the frame and that an envelope containing $760 in cash was missing, according to police.

LINCOLNWOOD

A WOMAN reported that she was the victim of an Internet scam, according to Lincolnwood police.
The 74-year-old woman reported that a man she met through the Internet asked her to help him re-purchase stolen items from Amazon.com that he lost on a business trip to Nigeria, according to police. The woman said that she used her credit card to purchase a laptop computer for $861 and a cell phone for $282 on Jan. 14 and paid to have the items shipped to a location in Nigeria that the man provided, police said.
The woman reported that she became suspicious and decided not to purchase any other items and that the man ended their online communication, according to police. The woman said that she was contacted by a representative of Amazon who inquired about purchases with overseas shipping and that the representative informed her that there were six purchases made between Jan. 14 and Jan. 28 that exceeded $5,000, police said.
The woman reported that she received an e-mail on April 9 regarding an Internal Revenue Service scam in relation to a package being held at Kennedy Airport in New York, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that his car was stolen while it was parked in front of his home in the 6800 block of North Keystone Avenue at about 4:00 a.m. Sunday, April 19, according to Lincolnwood police.
The man reported that his wife heard someone turn on the ignition of his 1993 Honda Civic and that when she looked out the window the car was missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his car was burglarized while it was parked in front of his home in the 7300 block of North Tripp Avenue between 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16, and 7:10 a.m. Friday, April 17, according to Lincolnwood police.
The man reported that his 1997 Honda Civic would not start and a mechanic informed him that the engine control module had been removed, according to police.


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