Category: Crime

Teenager arrested for driving stolen vehicle

by BRIAN NADIG A witness played an important role in the July 8 arrest of a suspicious individual who was seen entering a backyard near Montrose and Marmora avenues and then checking the door...

Stolen wheels, peer jury cases discussed

by BRIAN NADIG Pictures taken by residents and posted on social media of their cars without wheels and sitting on bricks or blocks in the morning are not unusual as criminals usually steal vehicle...

Residents play key role in police catching suspects

by BRIAN NADIG Two arrests earlier this year in the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District illustrate the important role which the community plays in apprehending suspects, according to district commander Maureen Biggane. "The community...

Stabbing reported at Saint Patrick High School

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI A Saint Patrick High School student was questioned after he allegedly stabbed another student at about 8:40 a.m. Friday, May 17, at the school, 5900 W. Belmont Ave., according to 16th...

TCF Bank in Jefferson Park robbed last week

A man was placed into custody after he allegedly robbed the TCF Bank, 4930 N. Milwaukee Ave., at about 11:27 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, according to the 16th (Jefferson Park) District police. Officers responded...

Residents give input on how to reduce crime

by BRIAN NADIG Keeping seniors informed of recent crime trends and more positive interaction between police and teenagers are two of the recommendations made by more than 100 people who attended a March 11...