Category: Crime

Covert tactics lead to decrease in crime

by BRIAN NADIG The use of a covert car as part of targeted police missions is one of the reasons that the 16th (Jefferson Park) District has experienced reductions in burglaries and robberies so...

Teenager killed near Schurz HS

A teenager was fatally wounded at about 5:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the 4400 block of West Addison Street, according to the Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs. The 17-year-old teenager was...

Theft suspect arrested after Gladstone Park resident conducts his own sting operation

Theft suspect arrested after Gladstone Park resident conducts his own sting operation

by BRIAN NADIG A Gladstone Park homeowner helped police arrest a theft suspect after the resident set up his own sting operation, luring the suspect back to to his home by leaving a fake...

Wheel thieves thwarted in incident on Berenice

Wheel thieves thwarted in incident on Berenice

by BRIAN NADIG It’s a familiar sight on social media to see pictures of cars resting on bricks because the vehicle’s wheels had been stolen, but residents scared away suspected thieves and police later...

Residents scare away suspected wheel thieves

Residents scare away suspected wheel thieves

by BRIAN NADIG All too often on social media pictures have been posted of cars sitting on bricks because the vehicle’s wheels had been stolen, but in one recent incident residents scared away the...