Police News

Police Alert: Robberies on the streets in the 12th District

Date: 
01/23/2019
MaskedRob

A series of robberies on the street from Dec. 25 To Jan. 22 has caused Chicago Police Department's 12th District to put out an alert. 

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High Risk: man is missing

Date: 
01/04/2019
JosRitchey

UPDATE: Mr. Ritchey was located.

Suffering from dementia, Joseph Ritchey, 76, is missing and considered to be high risk by the Chicago Police Department (CPD). 

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Two men charged in New Year's Eve burglary

Date: 
01/02/2019
CHarris

For a burglary in the 2800 block of W. Clybourn, at 3:40 a.m. on Dec. 31, two men were charged in Bond Court Wednesday.

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Thefts and burglaries in CPD's 14th District: Wicker Park, Bucktown and Logan Square

Date: 
12/19/2018
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Recent auto, residential and commercial thefts and burglaries have caused the Chicago Police Department's 14th District to issue information and warnings. 

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Business burglary alert in Ukrainian and East Villages

Date: 
12/19/2018
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Businesses in the Ukrainian and East Villages are being warned to secure their properties by the Chicago Police Department's 12th District. 

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Robbery Alerts: Humboldt Park

Date: 
12/19/2018
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Robbery incidents on W. Division St. in Humboldt Park have caused the Chicago Police Department's 12th District to issue an alert. 

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One juvenile charged in Wicker Park clothing store robbery

Date: 
12/14/2018
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A clothing store in the 1800 block of W. North Ave. was targeted in a robbery on Dec. 10 at approximately 8:33 p.m. 

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Missing Juvenile: Miriam Barrera

Date: 
12/07/2018
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Juvenile Miriam Barrera, 16, is missing, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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One CTA robbery suspect charged

Date: 
12/01/2018
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A 15-year-old juvenile male was charged on Friday with the Nov. 14 robbery

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Police seek help in search for two robbers that targeted Blue Line riders

Date: 
11/30/2018
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Area Central Detectives are seeking help in identifying two men suspected in two Blue Line robberies.

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Missing Person Alert: Jesus Alvarez

Date: 
11/29/2018
JAlvarez

UPDATE:
Missing is located and safe

Jesus Alvarez is missing, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Convenience store strong arm robberies include Bucktown

Date: 
11/12/2018
MaskedGunmn

Strong arm robberies in convenience stores have included one in Bucktown on November 11. 

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Alert: 12th District vehicular hijackings

Date: 
11/12/2018
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Seven descriptions have been given for two incidents in which an offender(s) approached a victim and hijacked their car in beats 1212 and 1221 in Chicago Police District 12.

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Woman charged in Division Street 2017 fatal hit-and-run

Date: 
10/31/2018
KMaldonado

UPDATE:
The story behind the June 2017 hit-and-run was revealed in court. Click here for The Sun-Times account.

The Fugitive Apprehension team took 24 year-old woman into custody, on Oct. 30, for the June 2017 fatal hit-and-run.

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Burglary series hits Wicker Park and Logan Square

Date: 
10/31/2018
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Residents are being warned by the 14th Police District about a series of burglaries mainly located in Wicker Park and Logan Square during October. 

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Man charged in Wicker Park home invasion

Date: 
10/26/2018
LJohnson

UPDATE:
Held without bond, Johnson's next court date is Nov.15

Identified in a May 28 home invasion in Wicker Park, Lester Johnson, 53, was captured Thursday in Broadview. 

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EvilOlive voluntarily closes for two nights

Date: 
08/29/2018
PodEvil

EvilOlive, 1551 W. Division, voluntarily agreed to close on August 29 and 30 nights as a result of this morning's shooting, says Chicago Police Department's 12th District Commander Stephen Chung. 

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EvilOlive nightclub bouncer shot at Division and Ashland

Date: 
08/29/2018
EvilOlive

Only a few towels on the sidewalk at Ashland and Division and a police tape on Division remain as evidence of the 3:44 a.m. shooting, around the corner from a local nightclub. 

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7-year-old boy struck with bullet fragments Thursday p.m. north of North Ave.

Date: 
06/01/2018
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At Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), 2233 W. Division, this morning a 7-year-old Hispanic boy is said to be in

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Missing Juvenile: Azzary Colon

Date: 
05/19/2018
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Azzary Colon, 14, is missing. She was last seen about 3 a.m. on May 19 at 3000 W. Armitage, in Humboldt Park. 

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