Sunday, February 28, 2010
1:10pm - Beat 4629Adam asks for a DOC mission event number in the 14th District. It's 08229.
4:29pm - Assault in progress. 1729 N Lawndale. Unknown person threatening the caller's mom over parking space. 25th District, Zone 12.
4:34pm - Battery in progress. Armitage and Springfield. Male fighting with a female. He threw her to the ground. 25th District, Zone 12.
5:06pm - Assault in progress. 1627 N Humboldt. Caller is getting threatened by a female. 14th District, Zone 3.
6:56 to 7:20pm - I didn't pay attention. Sorry. Will get this time period tomorrow.
9:19pm - Shots Fired. 2669 W Nelson. Male running towards a car wash at 3016 N Elston fired some shots, apparently. But oddly enough, the ticket says the offender is running towards Oakely on Wellington (which is in 19). 14th District, Zone 3.
9:27pm - The 9:19pm job is coded. Beat 1463Charlie talked to several citizens who said they heard nothing.
10:08pm - Battery in progress. Wabansia and Kedzie. Male fighting a female just east of Kedzie. 14th District, Zone 3.
11:05pm - Battery in progress. 1850 N Harding. 20 people fighting. The street's blocked. 25th District, Zone 12.
11:07pm - A total disregard is being given on the 11:05pm job.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
10:50am - Burglary. 3441 N Ridgeway. Female Black, 5'4, dark complected, ponytail, dark jacket and jeans was just caught breaking into the caller's apartment.
10:58am - A slow down is being given on Ridgeway.
11:10am - An RD number has been pulled from the 10:50am job. It's HS183388 with the event number of 06054. The call actually came into the 911 center at 10:46 hours. Also, 1720 is going over along with 1772 and they're going to have an outdoor roll call at the location.
11:17am - The offender has been arrested. They're taking her into 17.
11:23am - Beat 1720 is doing a burglary and robbery mission from Belmont to Addison, Pulaski to Central Park. Beats 1706Adam and 1772 are being used. Event number is 06571.
12:07pm - Criminal trespass in progress. 3116 W Eddy. Three males going into the vacant building.
1:07pm - Parker. Belmont and Drake. 18 wheeler parked in a residental area.
2:32pm - Traffic accident. School and Melrose.
3:23pm - This wasn't heard over Zone 1's air, but the burglar alarm at 2815 N Ridgeway is going off. My mom had her scanner on and I heard the call come through.
3:28pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 2:32pm job. It's HS183765 with the event number of 09598.
4:00pm - Traffic accident. 2949 W Addison. In the Casual store's parking lot.
6:47pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
7:00pm - I'm back.
9:32pm - Criminal damage. 3528 N Elston. Couple of males busted out a window and fled.
10:34pm - Parker. 3513 W Melrose. Truck in the residental.
11:20pm - Beat 1754 has a traffic stop at Elston and Kedzie.
12:00am - I'm gone until Monday. I'll be here with 17. But, I may be here tomorrow with Citywide 1, depending on how many priority jobs which require a simulcast come over Citywide 1 for our two neighborhoods.
Friday, February 26, 2010
5:04pm - Landlord/tenant dispute. 2046 N Hamlin.
5:09pm - Battery in progress. Schubert and Kostner. Two males fighting.
5:10pm - A few more calls coming in for Schubert and Kostner. It's a gang fight. Now there's a few of them beating on a boy. A call also came in for kids fighting at Diversey and Kostner.
5:11pm - Beat 2573 is giving a disregard at Diversey and Kostner. The kids are "just" goofing around.
5:37pm - Disturbance. 3027 N Milwaukee. Problem with a rowdy customer who refuses to leave.
5:43pm - Battery in progress. Fullerton and Avers. Teens fighting.
5:45pm - Beat 45Sam17 is given a slow down on the 5:43pm call. No teens out there.
6:08pm - I'm gone for the night. See you all in the morning.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
3:31pm - Burglar report. 1923 N Pulaski.
4:06pm - Beat 2570 has an on view traffic accident at Fullerton and Pulaski. Everything seems to be ok. 2521 is going over there for the paper.
4:56 to 6:08pm - I fell asleep. Sorry.
7:07pm - Domestic battery. 2927 N Ridgeway. Couple arguing and shoving each other.
7:55pm - Gang disturbance. 2826 N Ridgeway. They're hanging out ... supposedly. That's funny, I just looked outside and there's not a soul out there. I live on this block.
8:14pm - A female officer needed for a search at Palmer and Pulaski.
8:18pm - Disturbance. 3167 N Milwaukee. Disrespecting guy is throwing cups around in Burger King.
9:14pm - Barking dog. 3652 W George.
9:22pm - Sounds like there's a disturbance at the Dunkin Donuts, 3801 W Belmont.
9:35pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow afternoon at 4:56pm. Good night, everyone.
Our first issue for the month of February, you ask? It was the problem on the 2900 block of N Kenosha. Sergeant Weiglein told us that he checked it out and didn't find any illegal cars. He even ran plates on the cars from as far back as 2000. Then, the 2941-3 N Avers issue was brought up. The resident who reported this told us that there's plywood where the broken window is now.
The drunks and day laborers were still discussed, as usual. They continue to do their thing, especially the day laborers. However, in my opinion, there isn't really anything new to add to this for this article. There was just two new suggestions. One was making them pay for being there. The other one was trying to find a place, such as a parking lot for them, for them to try to look for their jobs. Residents and the police want it in a more open area so it doesn't bother the public as much, so to say. Sad note to bring up, by the way: Alderman Reboyras said for the second time that there's not much that can be done for this situation at this moment in time now.
- 2933 N Avers - This is a criminal trespass issue. There's been vagrants going in and out of this building. This building has a vacant apartment. The police will look into it.
- 4160 W Fletcher - There has been drug sales at this location, and they sound rampant. A male White, about 6'1, heavy set, 220 lbs is selling drugs. The customers come in cars that park out in front and honk their horns for the guy to come out. He has definately sold cocaine, as there were small bags of it found on the ground. These incidents occurr from 6-10pm.
> A small argument sort of broke out between Alderman Reboyras and a guy who said he was an attorney. They argued about alleged incidents where gangs and narcotics were being brought into the neighborhood by the tattoo place at 3198 N Milwaukee [which isn't true]. This attorney also had a debate with a resident about the drunks/day laborers standing on the sidewalks.
> The most incidents took place in the 2900 block of N Springfield. The most crimes were battery once again (16 reported incidents), burglary (10 reported incidents) and narcotics (8 reported incidents). The most incidents took place on Thursdays (13 reported incidents) and Sundays (12 reported incidents). Most incidents took place in apartments (15 reported incidents) and on the streets (15 reported incidents). The most incidents took place in the 11am, 2pm and 8pm hours.
Like the last time, I want to personally thank everyone for being at the meeting. It's encouraging. If we continue to come together, we can make Avondale better.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
5:10pm - Gang disturbance. Wrightwood and Keeler.
5:47 to 5:58pm - I kind of fell asleep. Sorry.
6:02pm - Domestic disturbance. 2415 N Lowell. The wife's trying to cut the husband with scissors.
7:09pm - Fire. 39XX W Belmont. Building.
7:17pm - Traffic control is needed on the 7:09pm job. Beat 2544 is blocking off eastbound traffic from Pulaski on Belmont.
7:53pm - Criminal damage. 3725 W Diversey. Broken door.
8:02pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow morning. Good night, everyone.
Monday, February 22, 2010
3:26pm - Parker. 1726 N Harding. Premits.
4:33pm - Traffic accident. Diversey and Pulaski. In the Golden Nugget parking lot.
5:11 to 8:57pm - I wasn't paying attention. I was having a nice long talk with my sister :).
8:58pm - Burglar alarm. 2961 N Ridgeway.
9:01pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, folks.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Almost all of us have come across it at some point of time or the other, either in real life when we hear it squawking in squad cars and on cops walking past us, or in fictional situations like on television and the movies. But how many of us know what a police scanner really does and why it forms such an integral part of every cop’s arsenal? We hear what seems like a string of gibberish, numbers mostly followed by locations, after which the cops are burning their tires to get to where they have to be to deal with the emergency at hand.
A scanner is a communication tool that automatically scans various frequencies and stops when it finds activity on one. It moves on to the next frequency when the current scanners are in general use to supplement the two-way radio systems that the police department, firefighters, and others in law enforcement use to communicate between themselves. They’re also used by the news media to get tips on breaking news, and by radio aficionados who love monitoring different frequencies just for the fun and challenge of it.
The information received from a police scanner is related to (but not limited to):
- Alerts on ongoing crimes from police dispatchers to the officers in squad cars nearest to the locality of the crime or accident. The information is coded according to police terminology where each crime is referred to by a particular code.
- Critical communication between officers at a crime scene and those back in headquarters.
- Communication between police officers on civil unrest and unexpected traffic jams.
Information about fires in the vicinity – the police are dispatched to see if they can be of help in rescuing people or managing traffic and crowds in the area.
- News of the weather in your locality, especially in extreme climate conditions like a blizzard, snowstorm, hurricane or tornado.
- Information is also passed on to EMTs or emergency medical technicians (or paramedics) so that they can provide immediate first aid to those injured in either a crime or an accident.
In general, it is illegal to use scanners to listen in on cordless and cellular calls or modify a scanner to enable it to do so. It is also illegal to use the information received from a scanner to aid and abet or perpetrate any criminal activity. Even though it is used mostly by people in law enforcement and journalism, there are rampant instances of malpractice because it’s easy to find frequencies on the Internet and tap into them for illegal reasons. Police scanners provide a host of information, but if we use it for the wrong reasons, there is a high price to pay.
This guest post is contributed by Brooklyn White, who writes on the topic of Forensic Science Technician Programs. She can be reached at brookwhite26-AT-Gmail.com.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
1:47am - Reckless driver. Fullerton and Clark. Coming over from Zone 4 (18th District). Heading west is a red car with a partial plate of 48A. The driver may be drunk.
1:50am - The 1:47am guy was speeding. He's now at Orchard and Fullerton.
1:56am - Dispatcher suspects the 1:50am vehicle may be in the 14th District by now.
9:45am - I'm back, with 25. Good morning, folks.
9:54am - Criminal damage in progress. Belden and Avers. Three male Whites are tagging signs with gang slogans. One has on a black jacket, one has on a brown jacket and the third one has on a grey or blue jacket.
10:37am - Beat car 2523 is on a traffic stop at 3659 W Oakdale.
11:09am - EMS run. 3944 W Cortland. Intoxicated male.
11:13am - Battery. 2856 N Avers.
11:16am - Beat car 2524 has a handwaver at Dickens and Avers regarding criminal damage. It'll be a report.
11:17am - An RD number has been pulled from 2524's thing. It's HS173219 with the event number of 06777.
11:19am - The 11:13am job is coded 19P.
12:01pm - Landlord/tenant dispute. 3611 W Wolfram.
12:06pm - Beat 2566Boy has a traffic stop at Schubert and Kostner.
12:37pm - Disturbance. 1614 N Monticello. Problem with the auto shop over the car that stopped working. There was more of a narrative but I didn't catch it.
1:04pm - They're calling back on the 12:37pm job.
1:06pm - Domestic Battery. 2627 N Ridgeway. Mom and brother are jumping on the caller and their boyfriend.
1:09pm - A slow down has been given for the 1:06pm job.
2:29pm - I'm going to go get a haircut. I'll be back later.
4:05pm - I'm back. Good afternoon.
4:08pm - Criminal damage. 3627 W Shakespeare. Kids threw snowballs at the caller's car and nearly made them get into an accident.
4:43pm - I'm going to do some other stuff. I'll be back at 7:18pm.
7:18pm - I'm back. Good evening.
7:24pm - Burglar alarm. 2815 N Ridgeway.
8:08pm - Shots Fired. 2400 block of N Avers. One heard.
8:14pm - The 8:08pm job is coded 19P. Nothing seen or heard. Also, the 7:24pm job was coded 14Paul.
8:53pm - Police Heilcopter 2 asks for a special attention event number at 2410 N Kostner. Event number is 15947.
8:55pm - Reckless driver. Diversey and Pulaski. Car speeding north on Pulaski towards George.
8:56pm - PH 2 will check out the 8:55pm job.
8:59pm - The 8:55pm job is coded 11Boy by the chopper. They didn't see anything from the sky. Event number is 15980.
9:12pm - Theft in progress. 3068 N Central Park. Three males breaking into a black car in the alley.
9:13pm - PH 2 is responding to the 9:12pm job.
9:14pm - Beat 2566 needs another car at the 9:12pm job. He may have the offenders. Multiple units en route.
9:17pm - A slow down is being given for the 9:12pm job.
9:21pm - PH 2 asks for the event number for the 9:12pm job. It's 16229.
9:22pm - The 9:12pm job is coded 19P.
9:40pm - Parker. 3639 W McLean. A car is blocking the alley.
9:42pm - Parker. 1903 N Harding. Premits.
10:01pm - Beat car 2525Robert has a traffic stop at Ridgeway and Armitage.
10:19pm - EMS run. Milwaukee and Haussen. Male slumped over wheel in his car.
10:30pm - Animal fighting. 3002 N Davlin.
11:36pm - Loud music disturbance. 3600 block of W Dickens.
12:00am - I'm gone for the night. I'll be back Monday for crime blogging, but there will be a post up here tomorrow. You'll see what it's about. Good night, folks.
Friday, February 19, 2010
4:45pm - A slow down is being given for a battery in progress at Belmont and Milwaukee. It was two males fighting.
4:58pm - Holding the offender. 3850 W North. At North Pulaski Fresh Market. Male being held for shoplifting. There is no security guard there.
4:59pm - Beat car 2524 is at Lawndale and Belmont, doing something related to the 4:45pm job.
5:04pm - 2524's taking one in from the 4:59pm thing.
5:08pm - Beat car 2521 has a traffic stop at Kildare and Diversey.
5:43pm - Traffic lights are out at Fullerton and Central Park.
5:47pm - Parker. 1945 N Hamlin. Oversized construction van parked at the corner of the alley. You can't see past it. Caller wants it ticketed.
5:54pm - An RD number has been pulled from Milwaukee and Belmont, but for a traffic accident. It's HS172352 with the event number of 12901.
6:12pm - Battery in progress. 2455 N Kildare. 20 kids fighting in the alley.
6:33pm - Gang disturbance. 3100 block of N Monticello. They're congregating on a corner and flashing signs.
6:38pm - Assault in progress. Fullerton and Hamlin. Male in a white Malibu is tailgating the caller and is trying to run them off the road. The offending car has a plate of 9740972. Heading towards Ridgeway.
6:54pm - Gang disturbance. Kelvyn Park (4438 W. Wrightwood).
7:18pm - I have to go eat, and with that, I'm finished blogging for tonight. I have to get something out of the way. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
3:25pm - Missing person report. 3986 W Barry. 15 yr old female walked out of the school and never returned.
3:33pm - I'm going to do something for a little bit. I'll be back.
3:55pm - I'm back.
4:07pm - Theft in progress. 3638 W Wrightwood. Female Hispanic with a black top with dark jeans. She's with a male.
4:25 to 5:20pm - I fell asleep. Sorry.
5:20 to 6:26pm - I haven't been paying too much attention.
6:26pm - 1) Disturbance. 2110 N Hamlin. 2) Assault report. 3628 W Shakespeare. 3) Narcotics. On 2535's Beat. 4) Parker. 4030 W Nelson. 5) There were a couple of other calls I think, but I didn't catch them.
6:57pm - Traffic accident. 2331 N Karlov. This job has alot of time on this.
7:39pm - Suspicious person. 3100 N Lawndale.
8:02pm - Beat car 2524 has a traffic stop in the 2200 block of N Keystone.
8:03pm - Battery in progress. 3720 W McLean. People fighting in the hallway.
8:19pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
5:09am - Check the well being. 4408 W Altgeld. The caller has been locked out of their house and they're freezing.
5:13am - The 5:09am job is coded 19P. No answer on a call back that was asked for by 2524Robert.
5:31am - 1) Suspicious vehicle. Palmer and Avers. Someone in a black or green [didn't catch which] vehicle with tinted windows was checking out other vehicles. The vehicle fled towards Belden on Avers. 2) Suspicious vehicle. 2900 N Ridgeway. In the alley, a grey car has had it's blinkers on all night long.
5:35am - Battery in progress. 3121 N Haussen. Son and another male fighting.
6:05am - Beat car 2532R asks for a call back on the 5:35am job.
6:06am - The 5:35am job will be coded. No answer on call back.
6:40am - I have to go. Have a great day, everyone, and I'll be back later.
4:41pm - I'm back. Good afternoon.
5:04pm - Missing person report? 3986 W Barry. At ASPIRA. A 16 yr old walked out of the school.
5:18pm - Auto Theft. 4341 W Diversey. The caller's green '06 Infinity was running in front and someone hopped in it and took off with it.
5:37pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 5:18pm job. It's HS169250 with the event number of 12161.
5:45 to 6:05pm - I was sleeping. Sorry.
6:12pm - Disturbance. 4007 W Wellington. Screaming, stuff getting thrown around, doors heard slamming, etc.
6:28pm - Domestic disturbance. 2045 N Avers. 17 yr old cousin has his gangbanging friends in the house with him and they need to be removed. The caller was called by the cousin's mom. Caller isn't on scene.
6:37pm - 1) Beat car 2524 has a traffic stop at Wrightwood and Monticello. 2) Disturbance. 3659 W Diversey. Male White, 60s, black parka is kicking the building. 2524 codes it out since they already yelled at the guy.
7:08pm - Disturbance. On Hamlin, on 2524's Beat (didn't catch the exact address, sorry). People arguing.
7:44pm - EMS run. 1714 N Harding. Something about someone's foot.
8:00pm - I have to go. Good night, everyone. I'll be back tomorrow.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
4:47 to 5:41pm - I've been sleeping. Sorry.
5:41pm - Animal abuse. Fullerton and Kildare. Three gangbangers making three pit bulls fight.
5:51pm - Traffic accident. Fullerton and Pulaski.
6:05pm - Assault. 3633 W Belmont. Neighbor threatened the caller with a knife.
6:08pm - An ambulance is needed at the 5:51pm job. The mom of some small kids wants them checked out.
6:40pm - The 6:05pm job is just a domestic. A Spanish speaker is needed, though.
6:48pm - Domestic disturbance. 3624 W Fullerton. The daughter ran out of the house.
6:50pm - Beat car 2525 is having their Beat meeting tonight, at Mozart Park. It starts in 10 minutes.
6:55pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
7:04pm - I'm back.
7:15pm - Parker. 2318 N Monticello.
7:16pm - Someone's got a stop at Wabansia and Avers. They're running a plate.
7:34pm - Domestic Battery. 3657 W Wabansia. Boyfriend hit the caller.
7:42pm - Check the well being. 3721 W Belmont. A kid was playing on the phone and he refused to put an adult on the phone. There may have been arguing in the background.
7:43pm - Disturbance. Milwaukee and Hamlin. Male drinking at the bus stop, harassing people.
7:57pm - Missing person report. 2816 N Lawndale. The 11 yr old just ran out the door because he was told to do his homework. He has on a white sweatshirt and khaki pants.
8:00pm - Reckless driver. Hamlin and Lawndale. White Caddy speeding in the area. This is the part of Lawndale that goes northeast to Milwaukee from Hamlin, just north of George. The cops code this out because they don't know the difference.
8:03pm - DUI driver. Fullerton and Central Park. Black vehicle is swearving all over the road and keeps stopping for no reason.
8:07pm - Disturbance. Mozart Park (2036 N. Avers). About 15 teens loitering and refusing to leave.
8:12pm - I have to go. Good night, everyone, and I'll be back tomorrow.
Monday, February 15, 2010
1:09pm - Reckless driver. Roscoe and Western. Refrigerated truck speeding southbound. This in the 19th District, Zone 2 (I'm listening to this Zone until 3:07pm), but it is less than 4 blocks from our area, and I'm just putting this out there in case the truck goes into 14 via Western.
3:07pm - Here I am.
3:14pm - Theft? 2451 N Pulaski. ATM sticking out of the trunk of a grey Buick. Going south.
3:19pm - Beat 2573 has the 3:14pm vehicle stopped at North and Pulaski.
3:20pm - Beat 2554 is coding out a job on the 3600 block of W George where there was an alleged Water Main Break. It's 19P.
3:27pm - Beat 2599 wants 2573 to call him in the station about the 3:14pm job.
3:29pm - The 3:19pm stop is coded.
4:09pm - Vicious animal. 1657 N Harding. Full grown pit bull growling, snapping and chasing.
4:29pm - Criminal trespass in progress. 2417 N Ridgeway. The house is foreclosed and there's people going in there.
5:41pm - Domestic Battery. 3636 W Oakdale. Husband is hitting the caller.
5:54pm - Battery in progress. 3638 W Wrightwood. Group of people fighting in the store.
6:06pm - Beat 2593 has a stolen vehicle parked at 4448 W Barry. He's running the plate and stuff.
6:28pm - Domestic disturbance. Karlov and Dickens. Caller says their boyfriend's family is trying to fight them.
6:35pm - Disturbance. 3022 N Hamlin. Someone's making noise on the 1st floor.
8:00pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow afternoon. Good night, everyone.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
9:05am - Disturbance w/ a mental. 3053 N Kenneth. The caller wants something done about the mental daughter hitting her 3 yr old brother, kicking the wall, and threatening her sister and grandma.
9:31am - The daughter's being taken to Hartgrove. 2524 is doing the transport with 2523 following.
9:43am - Battery vitcim injured. 4123 W Fletcher. Someone got hit in the head with a gun and is bleeding. EMS en route.
9:49am - Beat 2520 needs another car at about 4200 W Belmont for an on view domestic. 2533 is pulling up.
9:51am - An ambulance is needed at the 9:49am thing. A female has a injury to her hand.
9:53am - Ambulance 82 is en route for the hand injury. Also, 2524 just arrived at Hartgrove. 09:53 hours is the console time.
9:58am - The 9:43am job is actually a Person Shot job. The vitcim was shot in the head with a graze wound. He's ok, though. Wanted from this shooting is a male Hispanic named Arnold Perez, 26 yrs old, 5'4, 120 lbs, blue jacket and black sweater. He may have fled in a white Jeep Cherokee. This is a domestic situation. The offender is the ex of the vitcim's girlfriend. Apparently, he's jealous, because he entered the premise (he had keys) and shot the vitcim in the head with a semi automatic handgun.
10:03am - The 9:49am thing is being duped out to Beat car 1731.
10:04am - Arnold is on parole for Burglary and for possession of a weapon.
10:10am - Sounds like something's going on at 4100 W Barry.
10:13am - Beat cars 2511 and 2512 are heading to 2016 N Lawndale to do a well being check.
10:59am - Disturbance. Mozart Park (2036 N. Avers). Several men drinking on the public way.
11:16am - Traffic accident. Armitage and Karlov. Person hit by a car. EMS came, they didn't see anybody and returned to quarters.
11:27am - Beat 2541 doesn't see anything at Armitage and Karlov either. 19Boy.
12:05pm - Vice complaint. On 2524's Beat.
12:38pm - Municipal ordinance violation. Armitage and Pulaski. People selling things without a license.
12:48pm - Beat 2562Eddie asks for an RD number for a "2024" at 2452 N Keeler. It's HS164820 with the event number of 06893.
12:59pm - Parker. 1826 N Harding. Van blocking hydrant.
1:30pm - Check the well being. 4453 W Diversey. The caller was on the phone with the daughter who has a order of protection against the husband who's voice was heard in the background. Now the caller can't get in touch with the daughter.
1:32 to 1:35pm - Beat cars 2523 and 2524 are chatting with 2514 regarding the 1:30pm job. Things said are that they have prior history over there, the order is valid, a party has been beaten with a belt before, etc.
1:41pm - Beat car 2524 asks for a call back on the 1:30pm job.
2:02pm - Beat car 2514 is coding out the 1:30pm job. Nothing happened.
2:16pm - Beat 1762Boy is requesting a female for a search at Pulaski and Barry, according to Dispatch. 2514 is asked to go.
2:34pm - Theft (sounds like a robbery though). 3045 N Pulaski. At Autozone. Male with, possibly, a knife took some money from the store.
2:35pm - 1) Traffic accident. Fullerton and Hamlin. Two cars. Both drivers are arguing. 2) Traffic accident. McLean and Lawndale. Two cars. One driver doesn't have his license.
2:46pm - 2514 is taking one into 17 from the 2:16pm thing she had with 1762B. 14:46 on the console time.
3:05pm - Switched over to Zone 3 until 3:39pm.
3:39pm - Just switched back to Zone 12. Nothing happened on Zone 3.
3:48pm - Domestic Battery. 2727 N Monticello. The husband pushed the caller.
3:57pm - Fire. 2321 N Ridgeway. Garbage can.
5:36pm - Domestic Battery. 1922 N Lawndale. Drunk husband came home and beat up the caller.
6:55pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
7:07pm - I'm back.
7:10pm - Battery in progress. Fullerton and Ridgeway. Two males fighting on a corner, three males beating one with a bat, etc. This has been going on for several minutes now. There was a call at 2638 N Ridgeway for a couple of males fighting but that's a bad address. This was going even before I came back from eating.
7:42pm - Disturbance. 3110 N Haussen. Drunk guy in the hallway with his vodka and cigarettes.
8:47pm - Person down. 1920 N Ridgeway. EMS en route.
9:33pm - Beat car 2535 is doing a premise check at 1747 N. Springfield, the pumping station.
9:39pm - Domestic disturbance. 3131 N Monticello. Dispute with the cousin.
10:09pm - Domestic disturbance. 2312 N Springfield. The teen daughter just returned after being reported missing. When asked where she was, she started screaming and acting out as if she was going to hurt herself.
10:28pm - Beat 2545 is relocating to Hartgrove with the 10:09pm girl's mom. The girl tried to kill herself. Ambulance 82 is taking the girl there.
11:08pm - Domestic Battery. 2814 N Lowell. The wife struck the caller.
11:14pm - Beat car 2523Robert asks for a call back on the 11:08pm job.
11:21pm - Ambulance needed at the 11:08pm job. The offender cut her wrist.
11:37pm - Beat 5591 has an on view accident at Armitage and Harding. No injuries.
11:50pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 11:08pm job. It's HS165429 with the event number of 16403.
11:54pm - Loud music disturbance. 2458 N Springfield. The music's blasting in the basement everyday.
12:00am - I'm finished blogging for tonight. There's been nine domestics today that I've heard. Tomorrow, I'll listen into the radio from 3:07-3:39pm. If I hear any calls in that time period, I'll monitor until my bedtime at 8pm. If not, well, then, I'll do other stuff. So, good night folks. See you tomorrow or Tuesday.
Saturday, February 13, 2010
8:41am - Commerical alarm. 1629 N Damen.
8:58am - Beat 1499 asks for a DOC mission event number. It's 04732.
9:06am - Parker. 3120 W Cortland. Red Ford's owners take off the plates, and a green car is parked on the crossway.
9:11am - Burglar alarm. 2035 N Kedzie.
9:15am - The 9:06am job is coded 15Boy.
9:20am - Alarm. 1750 N Campbell.
9:22am - The 9:11am job is coded 14Paul.
9:26am - Commerical alarm. 2783 N Milwaukee. At the jewelry place.
9:29am - Another unit is needed on the 9:20am job. It's a huge apartment building.
9:32am - The 9:26am job is coded 14P.
9:45am - Beat 1401, the 14th District desk, asks for a POD mission for POD #1009. Event number is 05282. POD #1009 is located at 1601 N California.
9:47am - The 9:20am job is coded.
9:57am - Burglar report. 3528 W Wabansia.
10:04am - Beat 1453 is doing an "L" check at the Western Blue Line station. Event number is 05547.
10:17am - Assist the citizen. 1811 N California. The caller's daughter went missing on the 9th of this month, and the caller got information that her daughter's at this location.
10:40am - Alarm. 2711 W Logan.
10:55am - A unit has a traffic stop at 2426 W Diversey.
10:56am - Parker. 2528 N Willetts.
11:31am - Assault in progress. Western and Fullerton. Two males banging on the caller's car window in the drive thru of the Credit Union.
11:32am - Parker. 2900 N Spaulding. Blue car parked in the middle of the street.
11:34am - Beat car 1433 says there's no Credit Union at Western and Fullerton from the 11:31am job. There's one at Washtenaw and Fullerton though.
11:36am - The caller from the 11:31am job was located.
11:56am - Beat 1495 gets a parker.
12:04pm - Municipal ordinance violation. Sacramento and Fullerton. Food vendors.
12:16pm - Disturbance. 1951 N Western. At McDonalds. Male sleeping and refuses to leave.
12:24pm - Reckless driver. Diversey/Western/Elston. Male Asian speeding northwestbound on Elston in a white van with a baby in the backseat.
12:31pm - Beat 1453 asks for an anti-violence event number for the 30 sector. It's 07740.
1:02pm - An RD number has been pulled from 2446 W Armitage for a traffic accident. It's HS163573 with the event number of 07982.
1:08pm - Beat 1441 asks for two things. One, he wants an event number for the skateboard park at Logan and Western and two, he wants a community concern event number for the 10 sector. Skateboard event number is 08239 and community concern is 08291.
1:14pm - Beat 1472 is doing an "L" check at the California Blue Line station. Event number is 08393.
1:16pm - Shots Fired. 1814 N Kedzie. Multiple calls coming in. 3 to 4 shots heard. One call has a complainant on it who says a bullet went through the daughter's window. A call also came in for Moffat and Kedzie.
1:18pm - A slow down is being given for 1814 Kedzie.
1:19pm - Possibly involved in the shooting on Kedzie was a white Malibu that fled towards Bloomingdale on Kedzie. One of the passengers has on a blue jacket.
1:28pm - The 1:16pm job is bona fide. Shell casings were found.
1:39pm - Beat car 1413 asks for a gang and narcotics mission on the Beat. Event number is 08842.
1:40pm - An RD number has been pulled from the shooting. It's HS163625 with the event number of 08417.
1:41pm - Beat car 1421 asks for a community concern event number regarding gangs and narcotics on the 1700 block of N Troy. He also asks for a DOC mission event number. Community concern is 08889 and DOC is 08890.
2:06pm - Possibly wanted from the shooting is a Latin King gang member nicknamed Puppet (his real name is David Perez). A neighbor of the caller at 1814 believes they were the intended target since they and the gangbanger are involved in a domestic with some babby momma drama.
2:09pm - Burglar alarm. 2018 W Wabansia.
2:31pm - EMS run. 3512 W Shakespeare.
2:37pm - Parker. 23XX N Milwaukee.
2:40pm - Beat 1410 asks for a DOC mission, a sound improvement, a curfew mission and a robbery mission event number. I caught the robbery event number, which is 08940, and the curfew number, which is 09478.
2:49pm - They're calling back on the 12:16pm job. The guy came back and is now drinking and swearing at people. He's barred from there.
3:05 to 3:36pm - I wasn't paying that much attention. Sorry. I'll get this time period tomorrow.
3:54pm - Traffic accident. Milwaukee and Moffat. Two cars with a disturbance on scene.
3:58pm - Beat 1496 asks for a call back on the 3:54pm job. Dispatch will try it.
3:59pm - No answer on the call back. Coded 19Boy.
4:04pm - Beat 1495 found 1496's parties. 1495 will handle the paper.
4:10pm - Narcotics. Bloomingdale and Wood. Six to seven people drinking and smoking pot on the tracks.
4:17pm - Beat car 1413 is doing a community concern at 3500 W McLean. Event number is 11332.
4:25pm - Check the well being. Emmett and Kedzie. 55 yr old male Black is acting like he's high on something.
4:31pm - There was a job at the Wicker Park-Bucktown library, 1701 N Milwaukee, but it's being coded out by Beat 1462Charlie.
4:48pm - Domestic disturbance. 2043 N Winchester. Problem with the husband over the custody of the kids. Apparently, they called before, sometime in the 3pm hour.
4:49pm - They're calling on the 9:06am job. But this time, an address of 3105 Cortland is given.
4:51pm - A tow is being ordered on the 9:06am/4:51pm jobs. The car has no plates, it's got a VIN you can't read, and it's partially parked in the street.
4:56pm - The 4:48pm job is coded.
5:12pm - 1) Traffic control. North and Elston. Red car disabled in the westbound lane of North Ave. 2) Beat car 1412 asks for park checks at Fireman and Unity.
5:13pm - Disturbance. 3142 W North. Drunk guy screaming at the gas pumps.
5:15pm - EMS run. 2020 N California. Male laying in the snow outside of 7-Eleven.
5:19pm - Someone's got a stop at Dickens and Califorina.
5:27pm - The 5:15pm job is coded 11Adam.
5:29pm - Beat car 1432 is doing a premise check at 3551 W Cortland. Event number is 12412.
5:32pm - Beat car 1434 has a traffic stop at Talman and I believe North.
6:37pm - Gang disturbance. Belmont and Central Park. They're loitering on the corner.
6:39pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
7:00pm - I'm back.
7:30pm - Beat 1405 asks for a park check at skateboard. Event number is 14422.
7:35pm - Parker. 2521 N Maplewood. Car parked in the handicap space.
7:36pm - Disturbance? Fullerton and California. There's a guy changing his car tire right in the middle of the street.
7:45pm - Beat car 1413 has a traffic stop at Fullerton and Kimball.
8:08pm - Check the well being. 3130 N Christiana. An elderly male neighbor hasn't been seen or heard from in a while. He's sick, too. Caller thinks something happened to him.
8:11pm - EMS run. On 1431's Beat. Dispatch refuses to read the details or address out since it involves an off duty PO.
8:26pm - The 12:16/2:49pm jobs are calling back. Problem with a drunk guy again. This is the third time the police have been sent to that McDonalds today.
8:29pm - 1) The 8:08pm job is coded. The man is alive and well. 2) Parker. 3001 N Kimball. Truck blocking the driveway.
8:33pm - 1) Assist the PO. 3434 W Belden. Cook County's Shrieff needs help evicting someone from that address. 2) DUI driver. Western and Fullerton. Speeding east.
8:34pm - Domestic disturbance. Wabansia and Kimball. Caller's boyfriend is trying to fight them on the street.
8:35pm - 3001 Kimball is coded 6Boy.
8:39pm - Vice complaint. 2609 N Kedzie. People smoking and drinking in McDonalds? There's no McDonalds at that location.
8:40pm - The 8:34pm job is coded 1Boy. There's nobody on the street.
8:46pm - The 8:39pm job is coded 4Charlie. There's no McDonalds there. 1414 went the extra mile and also checked out the one at 2707 N Milwaukee and found nothing.
8:52pm - Beat car 1414 is doing a gang mission on the 2900 block of W Lyndale. Event number is 15795.
8:58pm - Criminal damage. 3043 N Franscisco. There's a dance at the church and two gang members in all black keep going in and out, flashing gang signs. They've been asked to leave several times but refuse to. Multiple units en route since this involves a retired off duty PO who's also the deacon of the church.
9:01pm - Parker. 2838 W McLean.
9:05pm - There's a big concert tonight at the Congress Theater with over 3,000 people in attendance. It sounds like some sort of rock band. I'm assuming the police will be detailed there?
9:11pm - Loud music disturbance. 2419 N Kimball.
9:32 to 9:35pm - I wasn't paying too much attention. Sorry :(.
9:40pm - Suspicious vehicle. Kedzie and Moffat. Two cars, one being black and one being white, just pulled up. Caller is wary because of earlier's shooting over there.
9:45pm - Loud music disturbance. 3400 W Barry.
9:59pm - Parker. 2700 block of N Kedzie. Premits.
10:14pm - Reckless driver. 3100 block of W Fullerton. Speeding car heading towards Sacramento.
10:16pm - Beat car 1431Robert asks for a loitering mission event number at 2547 W Fullerton. It's 17259.
10:23pm - Beat car 1411R asks for a gang suppression mission on the Beat. Event number is 17336.
10:26pm - Parker. Armitage and Bingham. Two blue door Pontiac has been parked on the block without a residential sticker.
10:49pm - Burglar alarm. 2642 W Logan.
11:12pm - Someone's got a street stop at Dickens and California. It's probably a curfew, the officer says.
11:13pm - Beat 1406Charlie is under 1410 Third Watch's curfew number for a curfew mission. The event number once again is 09478.
11:15pm - Person w/ a gun. North and Central Park. Male Hispanic wearing a blue hoodie has a sliver handgun in his waistband. He just went into the tattoo place.
11:16pm - The 11:15pm tattoo place is on 25's side, according to 1422R, and they just dispatched it.
11:19pm - Shots Fired. Moffat and Campbell. 1431R is on scene, saying it's fireworks.
11:20pm - Someone just flagged down 1432R to say that they heard over a dozen shots at Western and St. Paul. It's still allegedly fireworks.
11:21pm - Shots Fired. Rockwell and Bloomingdale.
11:26pm - Parker. 2100 block of N Talman. Premits.
11:30pm - Parker. 2200 block of N Rockwell. Premits.
11:31pm - Beat car 1421R has a stop at Bloomingdale and Sawyer. Running a temp plate.
11:38pm - Beat car 1411R asks for a curfew mission. Event number is 17037.
11:50pm - Fire. Smoke filling up in the hallway. Somewhere in the 10 sector of 14.
11:52pm - Suspicious person. 2739 N Mozart. Unknown male in a yellow or tan coat is in the backyard.
11:55pm - Suspicious person. 2453 N California. Unknown person at the caller's door.
11:59pm - Beat 1481David asks for a premise check at Congress Theater. Event number is 18775.
12:00am - I'm gone for the night. I'll be here with 25 tomorrow. 14 will be monitored from 3:05-3:36pm, however. See ya.
Friday, February 12, 2010
8:56am - Theft in progress. 3086 N Milwaukee. Man trying to steal.
9:03am - A slow down is being given on the 8:56am job.
9:45am - Parker. 3740 W Belden. School bus parked in front of the school/church.
9:48am - I'm gone until later. Have a great day, everyone.
5:17pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.
5:21pm - Burglar alarm. 4450 W Montana.
5:35pm - Barking dog. 3046 N Hamlin. Front yard.
6:18pm - EMS run. 4025 W Palmer. Mom's choking on some chicken.
6:27pm - Battery in progress. Dickens and Avers. Male beating a female. She's struggling to get away.
6:38pm - Reckless driver. North and Pulaski. Male driver speeding on Pulaski towards Wabansia, talking on his cell phone and going all over the road. He nearly caused an accident.
6:56pm - Suspicious person. Armitage and Central Park. Caller is getting followed by a male in a car heading north.
8:23pm - Battery. 3725 W Diversey. Owner was struck in the face with a door.
8:56pm - Assist the citizen. Avers and Diversey. Caller feels depressed, wants to go to a hospital.
9:42pm - Battery in progress. Dickens and Keystone. Male and female fighting on the SE corner with small children watching and crying.
10:35pm - EMS run. 3816 W Armitage. The caller isn't feeling well.
10:38pm - Missing person report (more like kidnap). 4322 W Parker. The 15 yr old sister has gone missing, but there's a friend of hers who knows where she is and they refuse to cough up information.
10:42pm - Beat 2563Eddie is given a gang disturbance in the 20 sector of 25.
11:10pm - I'm gone for the night. See you guys tomorrow. Be safe. 14 will be monitored tomorrow.
But there's another side to this story. And this effects our neighborhood, politically. Alderman Suarez (31st) voted against this. He didn't give a reason for doing this. But I suspect he voted against this because he's guilty of putting family on his payroll. And then he didn't think I'd (or any of you) care?. Yeah, right, Suarez. You can't just act like we the public are not paying attention because we are.
I don't even live in the 31st Ward and I'm still mad about this. Why, you ask? Because he can do this, but then tell us at the CAPS Beat 2523 meeting that there's not a thing he can do about the day laborer situation -- let's pause right there. Now, mind you, Alderman Reboyras also said there wasn't much he can do, but at least 1) he made an effort by removing the CTA bus shelter at Milwaukee and Hamlin and 2) he didn't get all defensive when the business owners expressed anger about the day laborers and the drunks on their property. Also, Alderman Reboyras shouldn't have to do a THING about THAT situation. It's not in his ward! This is Suarez's responsibility, and he needs to step up to the plate and take care of the problem.
Ald. Suarez literally got irate when the business owners confronted him about the issue. He kept saying "there's nothing I can do" in a defensive tone, and then he turns around and does this? What a joke. As I said in the meeting article, he also got defensive when a resident suggested we open up a hiring hall. Why? Are these guys his friends? Is he afraid that they may get kicked out of this neighborhood? I think he is. To me, Suarez also had general sarcasm in his voice the entire time and didn't seem happy to be there. Oh well. He should except us to be unhappy with the situation if he's not going to help do anything.
As you can see, I'm quite frankly disgusted with Alderman Suarez and his whole attitude on things. I have a message for him, too: Suarez, clean up your act, stop worrying about nonsense bills like this, and help your residents of the ward take care of the issue plaguing Belmont from Hamlin to Milwaukee, or they'll just let you know that your days as 31st Ward aldermen are numbered, and you'll be voted out. Simple as that. From what I can see, they're getting angry about this issue. And if it's just allowed to continue, I think that it'll blow up into fury and outrage. It could spread just like a wildfire and become the primary reason Suarez is removed from office by voters.
What do you think? Is this just standard Chicago politics for you? Does this piss you off? Or you just don't know what to say? Comments or questions can be sent here.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
I wondered what happened. There's not a lot of crime in that immediate area, let alone shootings. Something really must've jumped off over there.
Update, 10:45pm - No wonder why I was surprised at the shooting. The police are saying it was an accident, and it can be said it was domestic in nature. I'm glad to know everyone is alright and that this wasn't an actual crime.
Update, 2/13/10: The father of the kid accidently discharged his gun and accidently shot himself and his son. The father was arrested on charges of reckless conduct.
10:50am - Assault. 3801 W Belmont. At Dunkin Donuts. 10 males were drinking in front, and I guess the caller told them to stop, so they threw snowballs at them and harassed them.
10:58am - Beat 2544 asks for a call back for the 10:50am job.
11:03am - The 10:50am job is coded 5Paul.
11:04am - Beat 2510 is holding an outdoor roll call at 3181 N Milwaukee. All units are invited.
11:40am - Domestic Battery. 3134 N Davlin.
2:06pm - Disturbance. 2954 N Kostner.
2:08pm- 1) Fire. 3912 W Diversey. 2nd floor . CFD is requesting that police help evacuate the building . 2) Narcotics. 3751 W Armitage. The store owner is selling marijuana and loose cigarettes to minors.
2:58pm - Shots Fired. Monticello and Altgeld. Two male teens, one a male Hispanic and one a male Black, fired 6 shots. One's wearing a white hoodie and one's wearing a black coat.
3:01pm - Beat 2590 reports that citizens are telling him the two males ran towards Wrightwood, then ran across Wrightwood. Now they're walking down Monticello.
3:02pm - A ticket just came into 911 for a male Hispanic with a purple hoodie was with the guy in the black coat. They've got a gold retriever dog with them.
3:03pm - Injuried person. Springfield and Diversey. A female was injuried as she fell off the CTA bus.
3:05pm - 2590 tells Dispatch that there's a group of females who were near Altgeld and Monticello that were acting kind of suspicious as he was pulling up to the job. He thinks they may be with the males.
3:06pm - Beat car 2524 asks for a call back on the 3:03pm job. She doesn't see anyone.
3:07pm - The two offenders may be near Monroe School, 3651 W Schubert, according to a 911 caller.
3:08pm - A black car dropped the two guys off at Monroe, according to a 911 caller.
3:12pm - 2590 has two young females stopped at 3636 W Wrightwood. Female officer needed for a search. 2505 is coming over.
3:13pm - Beat car 2535 says that there's a group of guys who were west of the school. Another unit will go check them out since 2535 got stuck in the snow. That other unit has someone stopped somewhere on Ridgeway.
3:18pm - There's a guy in a black coat sitting in Koz Park right now. Another unit is requested.
3:45pm - Beat car 2531 asks another unit who responded to the shots fired what the black car looked like. It was a black car that was kind of jacked up. A guy with a red sweatshirt was in there, and he may have a weapon. 2531 is following the car in traffic at Laramie and Diversey. Heading north towards Wolfram.
3:46pm - They're now at Laramie and Oakdale, heading north, towards Wellington.
3:47pm - The car's been pulled over. Laramie and Belmont.
3:49pm - 2590 is running a name from the stop.
3:50pm - 1) Traffic accident. 2847 N Pulaski. 2) Burglar alarm. 2422 N Kildare. 3) Suspicious vehicle. 4312 W Drummond.
3:51pm - The name comes back with no record, according to Dispatch.
4:09pm - 2422 N Kidare is coded.
4:42pm - Traffic accident. Kostner and Wrightwood.
5:08pm - Burglar alarm. 3721 W Belmont.
5:09pm - Some job at 2122 N Avers.
5:17pm - I'm going to go. My touchpad on my laptop stopped working (I'm on my sister's computer) and I can't get it to work. So, tomorrow, I'm going out to buy a new mouse. I'll be back at this time tomorrow. Good night, folks.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
4:59am - Car fire. 4140 W Nelson. In the alley.
5:10am - I'm finished monitoring until I get home. I need to clean up and then I want to listen how much this snow has impacted my school bus company.
2:52pm - I'm back. Good afternoon. I'll be here until my dinner time, then I'm taking a nap until 8pm then taking.
3:01pm - Disturbance. 3658 W George. Problem with the neighbor over parking space in the snow. The dispatcher says something sarcastic about this.
3:28pm - Violation order of protection. 1832 N Springfield. Ex is at the door in all black with an empty bottle and screwdriver.
About 4:20 to 4:50pm - I was sleeping. Sorry.
5:19pm - Narcotics. 2832 N Kildare. There's a few males smoking weed in front.
5:50pm - For everyone who lives within the area of George and Ridgeway, be advised, there's a group of kids acting stupid. They've been pretty quiet up until around 5:15, then they started kicking snow and stuff. At one point, there was about a dozen of them gathered around on someone's front lawn. If this behavior continues and/or gets worse, I think that people may start calling. I know I would, because we all just want some peace and quietness.
6:30pm - Disturbance. 2724 N Ridgeway. Milk crates being used for parking.
6:32pm - Those kids I reported earlier are gone.
6:34pm - Battery in progress. 3943 W Diversey. Two females fighting in an 1st floor apartment. One's getting kicked in the head.
6:45pm - There's also a call for a mental disturbance at 3943 Diversey. A guy in a 2nd floor apartment wants to hurt himself.
6:53pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.
7:03pm - I'm back from eating.
8:00pm - I'm going to go. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
3:12pm - Gang disturbance. Bloomingdale and Central Park. Several of them in a blue van flashing.
4:14pm - Domestic disturbance. 3623 W Dickens. Boyfriend needs to go.
4:15pm - Hold-up alarm turned robbery. 3723 W Fullerton. Original call was for the silent panic alarm. On the second call, the owner said he was robbed. Robber fled west towards Ridgeway.
4:20pm - Wanted from the robbery on Fullerton is a male White Hispanic who had a sliver automatic handgun. He had on a black skull cap, black leathered coat, blue jeans, yellow boots with earrings in his ears. He's about 5'8 and 180 lbs. He took two wallets from two vitcims. He fled south on Ridgeway towards Belden.
4:22pm - Beat car 2533 is driving around the area of Ridgeway and Fullerton, looking for the offender.
4:25pm - A neighboring business owner from the robbery said that the guy fled in a gold Dodge Stratus.
4:28pm - Bus alarm. Diversey and Lawndale. Bus #1044 heading westbound.
4:32pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 4:15pm job. It's HS158158 with the event number of 10476.
5:28pm - Parker. On 2535's Beat
5:40 to 6:08pm - I wasn't paying attention. Sorry.
6:30pm - Domestic disturbance. 3935 W Wrightwood. The caller threw the boyfriend out, but he took her stuff with him.
6:38pm - Parker. On 2525's Beat.
6:47pm - Domestic disturbance. 2138 N Lawndale. 21 yr old needs to be removed.
6:51pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.
7:06pm - I'm back.
7:12pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 6:47pm job. It's HS158402 with the event number of 11278.
8:25pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone, and please be safe if you have to do any traveling tonight in this snowy weather.
Monday, February 8, 2010
3:14pm - Burglary. 2556 N Hamlin. Male Black, black coat broke into the house. He had a gun. The caller's husband chased him down Wrightwood, and they were last seen going towards Ridgeway.
3:30pm - 1) Parker. 3738 W McLean. 2) Parker. 3751 W Palmer. Truck blocking the alley.
4:31 to 5:07pm - I fell asleep. Sorry :(.
6:02pm - Theft in progress. Springfield and Palmer. Two guys appear to be breaking into a car parked on the northwest corner.
6:05pm - 1) A slow down has been given on the 6:02pm job. 2) Shots Fired. 2042 N Pulaski. Four shots heard. Caller did notice some gang activity at the laundromat earlier.
6:06pm - Shots Fired. 2015 N Pulaski. After letting out several rounds, the 'bangers who did this hid their gun.
6:07pm - Shots Fired. Armitage and Pulaski. Two male Blacks shooting at a van. Offender #1 has on a black hoodie. He's tall. They ran into the building next to the gas station.
6:08pm - The offenders, who are known gang members, are supposed to be walking towards Cortland on Pulaski. Beat 2590 says that a citizen told him there's a gun in the rear of 2015 N Pulaski.
6:09pm - Beat car 2535 codes out the 6:02pm job. They're on the Pulaski mess now. They went as far south as Bloomingdale, and didn't see anyone.
6:11pm - Shots Fired. Harding and Wabansia. Offenders in a dark brown or black van were shooting at the caller.
6:13pm - A slow down is being given at Harding and Wabansia.
6:15pm - Beat 2566David needs a car with a working PDT at Armitage and Pulaski. 2554 is around the corner.
6:16pm - Beat 2590 found some shell casings at 2015 Pulaski. This is bona fide.
6:17pm - Parker. On 2523's Beat.
6:42pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone :).
Saturday, February 6, 2010
10:43am - Commerical alarm. 2550 N Avers.
11:10am - Traffic accident. Wrightwood and Monticello. Caller's car was hit overnight.
12:03pm - Domestic disturbance. 2533 N Lowell. Boyfriend needs to be removed.
12:26pm - Disturbance. 3658 W Wrightwood. Problem with the laundromat attendant.
12:33pm - The 12:26pm job is coded 5Frank. Caller got upset because the washing machine stopped working. The officer who responded to this said if the caller calls back, Dispatch needs to send him back.
1:00pm - Disturbance. 3067 N Milwaukee. Problem with someone who refuses to leave.
1:33pm - Car alarm. 3730 W Palmer.
2:40pm - Parker. On 2523's Beat.
3:12pm - Alarm. 2422 N Kildare. Garage motion.
4:07pm - EMS run. 3033 N Avers. Caller woke up to find his roommate dead. That's the only information they gave to the call taker.
4:28pm - Nobody's dead from the 4:07pm job. But, someone's going to the ER.
5:42pm - They're calling back on the 4:07pm job. The caller and the roommate are having a domestic. Officer says there's really nothing they can do but they'll go back.
5:43pm - Criminal Damage in progress. 1800 N Springfield. Three to four guys tagging the business. They've got black hoodies.
5:49pm - Domestic disturbance. 3753 W Fullerton. Problem with the ex.
6:06pm - The 4:07/5:42pm jobs are coded. The guys are drunk. There's nothing more the police can do, so it'll be coded 19P for the rest of the night.
6:10pm - Disturbance. 3121 N Milwaukee. Problem with a drunk at Red Apple. Can anybody guess who called this in?
6:11pm - Domestic disturbance. 4138 W Armitage. Caller is arguing with mom. They just want to get their belongings.
6:23pm - Domestic disturbance. 3810 W Armitage. The daughter's packing her belongings.
6:52pm - 1) Domestic disturbance. 3136 N Central Park. 13 yr old son can't be controled. 2) Suspicious person. 2119 N Avers. Male White, 20-30 yrs old, white coat going door to door, asking questions like "how many people live here?", "what are your ages?", etc. Um ... did it occurr to the caller that this guy may be a Census 2010 worker?? Nope.
6:54pm - Parker. 1800 block of N Harding. Premits.
6:55pm - Beat car 2524 comes down my street slowly with lights and sirens. I see a car ahead of them. They've got their flashlights on. It's a traffic stop.
6:57pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.
7:15pm - I'm back.
7:32pm - Beat 6750 needs a unit to meet him at Armitage and Central Park. 2533 is going over.
7:50pm - Search warrant being executed at 3743 W Armitage. Council time is 19:49 and the event number is 14250.
8:06pm - Reckless driver. Fullerton and Lawndale. Something about a car being all over the road.
8:21pm - Suspicious person. 4021 W Belmont. At St. Joesph's nursing home. A male keeps walking in and out, saying he's looking for someone but won't say who.
8:48pm - Domestic disturbance. 2705 N Monticello. Problem with the boyfriend.
8:57pm - Beat car 2523 is getting a "Suspicious vehicle" on the PDT.
9:30pm - Assault in progress. 4319 W Schubert. Caller is getting threats via telephone and can see people around the building.
9:34pm - Parker. 2600 block of N Lawndale. Premits.
10:21pm - The 9:30pm caller is calling again.
10:31pm - Disturbance. Armitage and Hamlin. At Old Captian, there's seven guys in the back being too loud. Just a personal observation, but officers seem to be interested in this job. Two squads and a sarge going on this one.
11:30pm - Assault in progress. 2835 N Kilbourn. Teens in front threatening to break out the window.
11:34pm - A slow down is being given on the 11:30pm job.
12:00am - I'm gone until Monday. Good night, everyone.
Friday, February 5, 2010
6:14am - Theft. 1726 N Monticello. Male Asian took off without paying the cab fare.
6:40am - I have to go. Have a great day, everyone, and I'll be back later.
4:47pm - Good afternoon, folks. Here I am.
4:51pm - Criminal damage in progress. 1953 N Monticello. Five to seven male Hispanic teens in black hoodies with baseball bats just threw firecrackers at the window.
5:03pm - Beat car 2534 needs a couple of more cars at the 4:51pm job. They've got four of seven teens on the hood. Their location is 1928 N Monticello.
5:37pm - Parker. On 2523's Beat.
5:39pm - EMS run. 3121 N Milwaukee. Drunk guy has a medical emergency.
6:08pm - 1) Assault. 2986 N Milwaukee. Caller got threatened at Virigina and Joe's bar. 2) Hold-up alarm. 3756 W Lyndale. At Lyndale Foods. Key chain motion.
6:12pm - Lyndale Foods was a bona fide robbery. Beat car 2525 is on scene. Trying to some information. A Spanish speaker is needed.
6:15pm - Wanted from the robbery at Lyndale Foods is a male Hispanic, 40s, black hoodie. He had a dark colored revolver, he took $60-70 and he fled in an unknown direction.
6:20pm - Some more information has came out on the Lyndale robbery. The guy had facial hair and a beard which was short and grey colored. He also had a small black plastic bag in which he put the money in.
6:23pm - Nothing was touched in the store and there's no working cameras.
6:30pm - The 2986 Milwaukee job is coded. The guy's a little goofy. Also, the bar has an up-to-date license.
6:45pm - Vandalism. 1921 N Springfield. A car parked in front has gang signs on it.
6:46pm - Gang disturbance. 3800 W North. Gang members in the building causing problems.
7:05 to 7:23pm - I wasn't paying attention. Sorry.
7:24pm - Burglar report. 2635 N Harding.
7:37pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 7:24pm job. It's HS152986 with the event number of 13888.
7:50pm - Domestic disturbance. 3752 W Shakespeare.
7:51pm - Domestic disturbance. Armitage and Lawndale. The boyfriend stole the purse.
7:59pm - Battery in progress. 3713 W Belmont. Male fighting a female in front. Couple of calls coming in.
8:00pm - I'm going to go for the night. See you all tomorrow.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
5:19am - Beat car 2523Robert is doing snow-tows along Milwaukee.
9:28am - Parker. 3912 W Barry. Car blocking alley and street.
10:33am - Traffic accident. 3959 W Armitage. Disturbance on scene with two guys arguing.
10:38am - Beat 2544 is coding out the 10:33am job. The parties are taking it into 25 and they're not arguing.
10:55am - Beat car 2525 is doing a Burglary SOB mission on the Beat. He's also running a plate at 3902 W Belden.
11:11am - Dispatch contacted the 10:55am owner. He'll retrieve his car sometime today. The car has been cleared from the hot file, as it was stolen.
11:29 to 11:34am - I was having a quick lunch, so I didn't hear the radio. Sorry.
11:47am - Beat 2576Sam is visiting Kelvyn Park High. Event number is 06440.
12:01pm - A 5500 unit wants Beat car 2535 to come over to Wabansia and Avers.
12:07pm - Gang disturbance. Springfield and Fullerton. They're harassing the caller.
12:08pm - A slow down is being given on the 12:07pm job. Beat car 2525 is asking for a call back.
12:09pm - No answer on call back. Voicemail. The call will be coded shortly.
12:12pm - Battery in progress. 2400 N Springfield. Male beating a female in the back of a grey van. Several guys watching.
12:13pm - Beat 2544 says there's nothing going on at 2400 Springfield. It'll be coded. Meanwhile, at the 12:01pm thing, it's a recovery from 1647 N Avers under the RD number of HS133600.
12:39pm - Parker. 4329 W Drummond.
1:00pm - Traffic accident. 4000 W Fullerton. Semi VS car.
1:24pm - Beat car 2535 is following a black Honda east on Wabansia from Hamlin. Beat 2585 is going to assist but he's coming from Kostner and North Ave.
1:25pm - The car's stopped. 1715 N Ridgeway in the alley. Dispatch is keeping the air closed until 2585 arrives on scene.
1:27pm - Beat 6759George is on scene at 1715 Ridgeway, giving a slow down.
1:46pm - Domestic disturbance. Harding and Schubert. Two females, possibly mother and daughter, are arguing. 3 yr old involved in this.
2:18pm - Check the well being. Diversey and Pulaski. A woman walking north on Pulaski seems distraught. She's got a ponytail and a blue jersey on.
2:54pm - Reckless driver. Belmont and Springfield. Two door green vehicle speeding. It's got a plate of K161163.
2:58pm - Battery. Cortland and Hamlin. Two gang members VS one. No other information. It's not even know how long ago this happened. Caller is concerned about the kids leaving Ames.
3:26pm - The 2:58pm job is coded 19Boy. There's nobody on the corner and there's probably no more school kids in the area.
3:31pm - Battery. 3651 W Schubert. At Monroe. 15 yr old was pushed down the stairs by another 8th grader.
3:37pm - Traffic accident. Belmont and Central Park.
3:47pm - An RD number has been pulled from 4418 W Fullerton for a "0570". It's HS151126 with the event number of 10362.
4:16pm - Municipal ordinance violation. On 2524's Beat.
4:44pm - Panic alarm. 2900 N Kenshoa.
4:47pm - I'm gone for the night. See you all tomorrow.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
6:17am - Disturbance. 2416 N Avers. Neighbors on the 1 making too much noise.
6:40am - I have to go. I'll be back later. Have a great day, everyone.
3:09pm - I'm back. Good afternoon.
3:28pm - Disturbance. 3121 N Milwaukee. At Red Apple. Drunk guy is refusing to leave the laundromat.
About 4:05 to 4:47pm - I fell asleep. Sorry.
4:55pm - A van just sped away from a unit at George and Pulaski, heading west at a high rate of speed. It's white in color.
5:35pm - 1) Traffic accident. 2214 N Avers. Two cars. Disturbance on scene. 2) Narcotics. On 2525's Beat.
5:42pm - The 2214 Avers is coded 18Paul. It's drivable and there's no dispute on scene.
6:07pm - Person calling for help. 1800 block of N Hamlin. Cell tower hits off there. A female was screaming hysterically into the phone.
6:38pm - Domestic disturbance. 3608 W Shakespeare. Problem with the wife.
6:43pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.
7:00pm - I'm back.
7:04pm - Shots Fired. Wrightwood and Monticello. Several heard. The 14th District had a window shot out at 3555 W Wrightwood.
7:13pm - The 7:04pm job is a 14th District job. Bona fide. A window was shot at 3555 W Wrightwood. Beat 1445 will handle the job. There may have also been a "Shots Fired" within the 2500 block of N Central Park.
7:31pm - I had a comment with someone saying that a young male Hispanic ran from Monticello on Wrightwood after the gunshots. He had on either a sliver or a black jacket. He fled towards Lawndale.
7:34pm - Assault. Belden and Lawndale. Gangbangers threatened the caller from a van, and possibly chased them (I wasn't in the room at the time and I didn't really catch everything). This is from an earlier incident.
7:45pm - Wanted from the 7:34pm job is a grey minivan with a red stripe on it. The incident occurred at about Monticello and Palmer. This incident is related to the Shots Fired on Wrightwood.
7:49pm - A "Sam" unit has a traffic stop at 3525 W Palmer. A plate is being ran.
7:54pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 7:34pm job. It's HS150058 with the event number of 14188. The incident was actually a "simple" battery.
8:11pm - Assault in progress. George and Pulaski. Two women getting followed by some guy in a red car.
8:24pm - The 7:34pm caller is calling back. Those gangbangers just came back and tried to hit them again.
9:02pm - Beat 2562Adam has a stop at 4100 W Fullerton.
9:03pm - Cage car needed at the 9:02pm stop. Somebody's going over.
9:09pm - Fire run. 2843 N Kildare. Forced entry needed.
9:44pm - Assault. 2238 N Keystone. Male threatened to burn down the house and he's on the way.
10:31pm - I've finished my run of crime blogging for the night. I'll be back at 9am tomorrow. Good night, folks.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
3:51pm - Person calling for help. 2200 N Karlov. A male caller who sounds to be in his late teens called from a payphone and asked for help after getting beaten up. He sounded like he was out of breath also.
4:41pm - Burglar report. 2650 N Kildare.
4:56pm - Fire. 4010 W Belden. Factory.
4:57pm - Disturbance. 3636 W Wrightwood. Teens loitering on the corner.
5:01pm - Beat 2566David is on scene of the 4:56pm job. No injuries or any major damage. A supervisor is let known of this.
5:07pm - Beat car 2525 needs a unit to block off southbound traffic on Pulaski from Fullerton from the 4:56pm job. 2532 will go. CTA buses are still being allowed to go through, however.
5:08pm - Violation order of protection. Central Park and Palmer.
5:15pm - CTA buses will no longer allowed to go down Pulaski because of the fire. Northbound traffic is also being blocked off. The entire street will be shut down. Beat 2573 will be blocking off the traffic.
5:24pm - Two things. One, 2524 has a bona fide Burglary from the 4:41pm job. Beat 2530 is notifed. Two, 2530 asks 2573 to come over to the 5:08pm job. The offender may resist arrest. Beat car 2523 will relieve 2573 from the traffic control.
5:31pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 4:56pm job. It's HS148373 with the event number of 12958.
6:19pm - Supervisor needed at the 4:56pm job. CFD's calling in the Haz-Mat team and the entire block needs to be blocked off.
6:21pm - I'm going to go. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone.
Monday, February 1, 2010
3:25pm - Parker. 3159 N Springfield. Premits.
3:38 to 3:55pm - The attena on the radio stopped working for some reason. I fixed it, though.
3:55 to 4:01pm - Police/Dispatch chatter regarding an accident at Pulaski and Dickens.
4:14pm - I'm going to listen to some music as I reply to a couple of emails, to help me think. I'll be back.
5:12pm - I'm back.
6:02 to 6:20pm - Fell asleep. Sorry.
6:42pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
7:00pm - I'm back.
7:30pm - Beat 2555 has a stop at 4049 W Diversey. Female needed for a search. 2548 will go.
7:34pm - 2548 is given a disregard on 55's stop.
7:41pm - Domestic disturbance. 4119 W Wellington. Problem with the boyfriend.
8:00pm - I'm off to bed. Good night, everyone. See you all tomorrow.