Local Crime from 16th District 7-6-2016




A MAN WAS shot at about 1 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the 5300 block of West Cornelia Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 30-year-old man reported that a car containing four men was driven around the block and a man in the vehicle asked his gang affiliation several times, according to police. The man said that he ignored the men and continued walking and that he heard two shots and discovered blood on his head and neck, police said. The man was treated at Community First Medical Center, police said.

A MAN REPORTED that a man in a car fired a gun at him in an apparent gang-related incident at about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the 5900 block of West Sunnyside Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 19-year-old man reported that someone in a passing car fired a gun at him, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that he was robbed at about 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, in the 7700 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 24-year-old man reported that three men attacked him, punching him in the face, and took his wallet containing $300, his driver’s license and his keys, and a cell phone, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that she was robbed at about 5 p.m. Monday, July 4, in the 5600 block of West Belmont Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 82-year-old woman reported that as a man took her purse containing a bank checkbook from her cart and rode away on a bicycle, according to police.

A WOMAN reported she was robbed at about 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, in the 3200 block of North New England Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 83-year-old woman reported that a man approached her from behind and took her wallet containing her social security card, a Medicaid card and $50 from her pocket, according to police.

A CTA bus driver reported that a man threatened her at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, July 3, on a bus in the 4800 block of North Cicero Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 48-year-old woman reported that when she told a man who was drinking beer to leave, the man shouted at her and threatened her and that when he saw other passengers calling police he said that he would shoot her if he saw her again and got off the bus, according to police.

TWO TEENAGERS were arrested after they allegedly threatened a man at about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, in the 5200 block of North Melvina Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
A 21-year-old man reported that two teenagers approached his car and attempted to open the doors, and that when he got out of his they threatened to beat him up, according to police.
The suspects were identified by police as a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male.

THE OWNER of Mobile Audio and Alarm store, 4101 N. Milwaukee Ave., reported that the business was burglarized between 6 p.m. Saturday, July 2, and 9:30 a.m. the following day, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that he discovered that the rear door had been forced open and that a security camera system, five digital video discs, 12 vehicle speakers, 15 remote starters, five amplifiers and $120 in cash were missing, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that her home in the 3800 block of North Lamon Avenue was burglarized between 7 p.m. Friday, July 1, and midnight the following day, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that when she returned home she discovered that a side window had been forced open and that $460 in cash was missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that his apartment in the 6500 block of West Roscoe Street was burglarized between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The man reported that he discovered that $5,600 in cash was missing from the apartment, according to police.

A WOMAN reported that the her car was burglarized between 11 p.m. Friday, July 1, and 8 a.m. the following day, while it was parked in the 5600 block of North Melvina Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that she discovered that a passenger-side window was broken and a purse containing $2,500 was missing, according to police.

A MAN REPORTED that a man broke into his car at about 3:05 a.m. Friday, July 1, while it was parked in the 6100 block of North Legett Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The 34-year-old man reported that he saw a man searching his vehicle and that when he shouted at him, the man fled to a waiting car, according to police.

Thefts

SEVERAL THEFTS from vehicles were reported between June 27 and July 4, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Thefts were reported in the 6000 block of West Ardmore Avenue, the 6500 block of North Waukesha Avenue, the 4100 block of North Dickinson Avenue, the 4800 block of West Carmen Avenue, the 3400 and 5500 blocks of North Osceola Avenue and the 6300 block of North Legett Avenue, according to police.
Also, in the 6200 block of North Leona Avenue, the 6300 block of North Lenox Avenue, the 3900 block of North Newland Avenue, the 5700 block of North Harlem Avenue, the 3500 block of North Lockwood Avenue, the 6000 block of North Leader Avenue, the 5500 block of North Olcott Avenue, the 5800 block of North Overhill Avenue and the 5800 block of West Higgins Avenue, police said.
In most of the incidents, the vehicles were unlocked, police said.

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