Local Crime from 16th District 5-18-2016




THE OWNER of the Ecua-Techs store, 4948 W. Irving Park Road, reported that a man threatened him at about 7:10 p.m. Monday, May 16, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 24-year-old man reported that a customer said he wanted to set up an account to unlock a cell phone and that during an argument over the price and the man attempted to grab his computer, according to police. The owner said that the man told him that he had a concealed-carry license and a gun and that he would shoot him and he in turn displayed his own gun and told the man to leave his store, police said.

A TAXICAB driver reported that he was robbed at about 1 a.m. Sunday, May 15, in the 8500 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 49-year-old man reported that as he was dropping off a customer, the man demanded money punched him in the side of the head several times and took $200 from him, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, in an alley in the 5200 block of West Addison Street, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 23-year-old woman reported that as a group of people shouted at her and displayed gang symbols and a woman pulled her to the ground and kicked her and a man choked her until she passed out, according to police. The woman reported that she discovered that her cell phone and her wallet were missing, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that he was attacked at about 11 a.m. Friday, May 13, in the 3900 block of North Major Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 23-year-old man reported that two men in a car told him to display a gang symbol and that when he said that he is not in a gang the men chased him, according to police. The man said that he thought he saw one of the men point a gun at him and that he heard three shots, police said. He said that he hid in a back yard, police said.

EMPLOYEES reported that the Quick Stop store, 4440 N. Milwaukee Ave., was robbed at gunpoint at about 11:15 a.m. Friday, May 13, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 55-year-old owner reported that a video shows that two men entered the store and one of them pointed a gun at the 23-year-old cashier and took $200 in cash while the other man took 20 packs of cigarettes valued at $240, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that items were stolen from his car between 3:30 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, while it was parked in the 5300 block of West Devon Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned to his 2004 Lexus he discovered that the rear passenger-side window was broken and that a neurological nerve testing machine and a computer valued at $4,000, a laptop computer valued at $1,500, a camera valued at $200, a microphone valued at $40, a mouse and two chargers valued at $125 and three checkbooks were missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 3700 block of North Harlem Avenue was burglarized between 5:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 16, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that the front door had been forced open and that three handguns and $200 in cash were missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his home in the 5400 block of North Neva Avenue was burglarized between 3:30 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. Saturday, May 14, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that the back door had been forced open and that nine watches valued at $3,000, five rings valued at $1,300, five chains valued at $500 and six leather jackets valued at $1,000 were missing, according to police.

THE OWNER of the Sense Boutique, 5704 W. Belmont Ave., reported that the business was burglarized between 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, and 10 a.m. the following day, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that he discovered that the front window had been broken by a brick and that 30 dresses valued at $6,570 were missing, according to police.

THEFTS of tires were reported between 2 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, in the 6100 block of West Cornelia Avenue and the 3500 block of North Melvina Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Tires were stolen from a 2014 Honda Civic and a 2016 Toyota Corolla, according to police.

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