Sunday, December 28, 2008

Active (late) night

Good morning, everyone, it's 12:04am. Well, so far, late tonight, it's been rather active in the neighborhood. There's been calls of shots fired in my area for the last few hours. Probably a big gang thing going on. I'll keep everyone posted on all of this crime occurring tonight.

12:00am - Suspicious person. 2453 N Harding. Three males tried to get into the house.

12:02am - Domestic disturbance. 2832 N Kildare. Couple arguing and fighting. 4 yr old child crying.

12:10am - It appears that everything is fine at the stuff I reported last night (really about 15 minutes ago now, lol) at 6251 W Grand.

12:40am - Burglar alarm. 3119 N Springfield. Living room motion.

12:44am - I'm going to bed now. Good night. I'll be back in about seven to eight hours.
It's 10:28am. I'm back.

9:59am - Recovery of stolen auto. 1801 N Lawndale. No further information.

Nine minutes before high noon - I observe three girls flashing gang signs on the corner of the alley and my street. They also laugh and talk too loud for their own good. They then walk northbound on Ridgeway towards George. 911 was not called because they left too fast.

12:00pm - My mom is getting the radio until after I eat, then I'll have it back.

5:39pm - Beat car 2525 has a traffic stop at Armitage and Monticello.

5:40pm - Beat 2525 needs a wagon at the traffic stop.

5:41pm - It appears that some threatening is going on at the scene of a traffic accident. 3140 N Killbourn is the address. People threatening each other.

5:42pm - Update on the 5:41pm job. Now the 3140 N Killbourn accident/Assault in progress comes in as a Battery in progress. People are now fighting each other there.

5:45pm - A slow down is given for the Assault and Battery in progress/traffic accident at 3140 N Killbourn.

5:49pm - Burglar alarm. 3642 W Belmont. No further information.
I'm back. It's 6:48pm.

6:37pm - Gang disturbance. Call number one is at Fullerton and Avers. A second call came in at Fullerton and Springfields. About 12 gang members loitering on the corners.

6:44pm - Suspicious person. Cortland and Springfield.

6:53pm - Water main has broken at the gas station. Belmont and Avers. The street is starting to flood. Water department has been notifed.

7:56pm - EMERGENCY on Zone 12. There's a 10-1 issued at 733 N Waller. 1530 needs ALL units to roll that way for a very, very large melee. All hell is breaking loose over there. You could hear the crowd in the background! It all started from a call of a person with a gun there. As 1530 arrives on scene, a big fight ensues at the scene. Within seconds, the fight was out of control, so that's why a 10-1 was given.

7:58pm - A slow down is given on the 10-1.

8:00pm - Dispatch attempts to call Beat car 2542 for a job, but he tells her that he's down there at the 10-1. That's good that a unit from 25 decided to go help the 15th district units.

8:19pm - Shots fired. 3100 N Central Park. 5 shots fired. Shots are also being fired at Ridgeway and Milwaukee. 11 shots heard on that call. Couple of calls coming in on both addresses.

8:24pm - A slow down has been given for Ridgeway and Milwaukee. An officer gives out a description of the offender who was shooting. The offender is a male Hispanic, about 5 feet tall, some kind of jacket. The offender fired five rounds. He fled southbound on Ridgeway or Monticello from Milwaukee.

8:28pm - Shots fired. 23XX N Springfield. Shots are fired.

8:29pm - Shots fired. 2974 N Ridgeway. 20 shots fired by the white house.

8:30pm - The 14th district is hearing the shots as they're responding to a call of shots fired at Milwaukee and Central Park. Near the bank.

8:31pm - The shots fired on Springfield may be fireworks.

8:33pm - A good source of mine tells me that the offenders from the shootings may be right on my block, walking around. Person #1 is wearing a grey hooded jacket. Person #2 is wearing a black hooded jacket.

9:09pm - Domestic disturbance. 2911 N Springfield. Boyfriend/girlfriend issues. Also, the caller's name sounds a bit familiar to me, but I will withhold that name.

9:13pm - Seems that earlier's activity has calmed down, though I will continue to monitor this situation.

9:28pm - They're calling back at the 9:13pm job.

9:29pm - Gang disturbance. 2969 N Ridgeway. No further information. It seems that the gang activity in the neighborhood is rising tonight, judging on all of the shots fired calls and now this call.

9:34pm - A hostage situation may be occurring. 3100 block of N Cicero. Beat 2542 is on a call of an EMS run at 3134 N Cicero and while on that call, a hand waver came up and said a woman was being held against her will.

9:35pm - 2542 isn't answering their radio. Multiple units are rushing to the scene.

9:37pm - Beat 2542 answers the radio. They're okay. There's no hostage situation going on. It's coded out 1Frank.

9:48pm - Two things, per 2590. 1) A few gang and tac units need to stay on the 2900 block of N Ridgeway. 2) The water pipe at Belmont and Avers is still going off.

10:00pm - Shift change. Goodbye Third Watch and welcome First watch.

10:45pm - Parker. 4329 W Belmont. A car is parked in the caller's handicapped spot.

11:44pm - 2569David is going in with one from 3658 W McLean.

11:51pm - Criminal damage to property. North and Ridgeway. Something involving a car.

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