Local Crime from 16th District 11-25-15




A man was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related incident at about 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, in an alley in the 5600 block of West Byron Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers who responded to a report of shots fired discovered a man lying face down in the alley being tended by two men, according to police. The two men reported that the wounded man was their friend but they would not cooperate with officers, police said.
Witnesses reported that that they heard two shots and a car speeding away, police said. The man was pronounced dead at about 6:45 p.m. at Illinois Masonic Hospital, according to police.
The man was identified by police as George Carrero, age 24, of the 3500 block of North Linder Avenue.
A man reported that a man threatened him with a gun at about 10:10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Subway restaurant, 4861 N. Milwaukee Ave., according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 31-year-old man reported that he asked a man in the restaurant for a cigarette and that the man became irate and lifted his shirt to show the butt of a gun in his waistband, according to police. The man said that he fled the restaurant, police said.
A man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed his brother at about 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at a home in the 5900 block of North Northwest Highway, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A 52-year-old man reported that he had an argument with his brother about a football game and that his brother stabbed him in the neck with a knife, according to police. The man was treated at Resurrection Medical Center, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as Jeffrey A. Molter, age 47, of the Northwest Highway address.
A man reported that he was robbed at about 10:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in an alley in the 8600 block of West Berwyn Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 26-year-old man reported that after he got out of his car, two men asked him for a cigarette and one of them punched him in the neck and took his sunglasses valued at $150, according to police.
A woman reported that a man threatened her with a gun at about 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the 5300 block of North Oconto Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 30-year-old woman reported that two men got out of their cars and pointed guns at each other and that when she yelled that "it wasn’t worth it," the men drove away, according to police. The woman said that she was behind one of the vehicles on her way home and that the car stopped and a man got out and pointed a gun at her, police said.
A woman reported that she was the victim of a scam at about 4:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 80-year-old woman reported that she was in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco store, 4734 N. Cumberland Ave., and that a woman asked her if she lost her wallet because a second woman found a wallet by her car, according to police. The woman said that a second woman walked out of the store and showed her a wallet that appeared to contain a lot of money, police said.
The woman reported that two women convinced her that the wallet contained $100,000 and that she could keep the money because the wallet was found by her car, police said.
The woman said that she told the women that she would split the money with them and that they said that she would have to get with clean serial numbers so that they could launder the money, according to police.
The woman reported that she withdrew $8,000 from her bank and gave it to the women and then waited for them at a local restaurant and they did not arrive, police said.
A woman reported that she was sexually assaulted at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the 3500 block of North Central Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 47-year-old woman reported that a man asked her for a cigarette, grabbed her by the arm and pushed her to the ground, sexually assaulted her and took her purse, according to police. The woman said that she went to Community First Medical Center but that she became angry and ran away from the emergency room, police said.
A man reported that he was robbed at about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the 5400 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 30-year-old man reported that two men got out of a vehicle and one of them pointed a knife at him and took his wallet containing credit cards, a cell phone and $2, according to police.
A teenager reported that he was robbed at about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the 8500 block of West Foster Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 14-year-old teenager reported that a man got out of a vehicle, shoved him off his "hover board" valued at $335 and fled with the item in the vehicle driven by a second man, according to police.
A man reported that his home in the 3900 block of North Narragansett Avenue was burglarized between 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that jewelry valued at $1,500 and $1,700 in cash were missing, according to police.
Two men reported that their home in the 4800 block of West Addison Street was burglarized between 4:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The men reported that when they returned home they discovered that the rear door was open and that two computers, a toaster oven, an Xbox video game console, two controllers and video games were missing, according to police.
A man reported that his home in the 6900 block of North Oleander Avenue was burglarized between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that four necklaces and a ring were missing, according to police.
A woman reported that her home in the 8500 block of West Carmen Avenue was burglarized between 7 p.m. and 9:35 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered that the rear door had been forced open and that a Cartier watch valued at $12,000, seven watches valued at $2,750, a bracelet valued at $1,800, jewelry valued at $4,000, a necklace valued at $1,500, two pairs of earrings valued at $1,200 and $15,000 in cash were missing, according to police.




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