Local Crime from 17th District 1-18-19
A MAN AND a woman were arrested on weapon and drug charges at about 8:55 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in the 4500 block of West Cornelia Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
Officers conducting a search warrant heard the front door of the man’s apartment slam shut and the sound of foot steps running down the stairs inside the building, and that they saw a woman carrying a backpack down the stairs who pointed to the man’s apartment door when they approached her, according to police.
The officers reported that they knocked on the man’s door and detained him after he opened it, and the man was arrested after the officers discovered a loaded .40-caliber pistol, a bag containing 32 grams of a white powdery substance suspected of being cocaine and $14,953 in cash in his possession, and the woman was arrested after they discovered a loaded two pistols, a bag containing 586 grams of a white powdery substance suspected of being cocaine, two clear plastic bags containing 42 grams of a substance suspected of being heroin, three plastic bags containing 520 grams of a substance suspected of being marijuana, a bag containing five white pills suspected to be Oxycodone, two digital scales and a box of plastic sandwich bags inside her backpack police said.
The suspects were identified by police as Anthony Gutierrez, age 22, of the 5100 block of West Pensacola Avenue, and Electra J. Schuman, age 20, of the 5100 block of West George Street.
A MAN WAS arrested on gun charges at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in the 4700 block of North Bernard Street, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
Officers saw a man in the alley urinating on a dumpster and that when they approached him the man allegedly attempted to flee before they arrested him after they discovered .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun with a magazine containing seven live rounds inside the man’s jacket, according to police.
The suspect was identified by police as Emmanuel Romero Evaristo, age 19, of the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue.
A TEENAGER was arrested on gun charges at about 10:05 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, in the 3500 block of West Wilson Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
Officers saw a teenager exit a yard in the 4500 block of North Saint Louis Avenue and run across the alley the into the yard of an unoccupied property that is being renovated, and that when they approached him, he ran away northbound, according to police.
The officers saw that the teenager was holding his front waist area as he ran, and the teen was arrested after officers apprehended him in the 3500 block of West Wilson Avenue and discovered a.380-caliber pistol containing six live rounds in his jacket pocket, police said.
The suspect was identified by police as a 17-year-old male.
GUNSHOTS were fired at about 1 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the 5400 block of North Christiana Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
A witness reported that he heard the sounds of two gunshots and then saw a dark-colored sedan automobile driving southbound from West Balmoral Avenue, according to police.
A WOMAN reported that a man attempted to break into her apartment in the 3600 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue at about 2:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
The woman reported that while she was sitting inside her living room she heard a noise from the bathroom and dining room windows, and that when she opened the blinds in the dining room, she saw a man attempting to open a storm window with a screw driver who ran away after she struck the window to get his attention, according to police.
The man was described as white/Hispanic, age 35 to 45, about 5-10, with gray hair and wearing a white t-shirt and a green military jacket.
A MAN REPORTED that his apartment in the 4200 block of North Pulaski Road was burglarized between 4:40 p.m. and 8:25 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.
The man reported that when he returned home he discovered that the rear door had been opened and that an Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer valued at $2,000, $1,000 in cash, numerous pairs of shoes and three designer bags were missing, according to police.