Good afternoon, everyone, it's 4:09pm. Boy, is it warm out this afternoon! It's nice, but it's also bad because of the increase in gang activity and crime (I've been getting reports about gang activity in the 3800 block of W. George for the last two days, today and yesterday, and will do a post on it). I'd just like to say to everyone to please be careful over the next couple of days. There's been a lot of gang activity. Anyway, I'll be monitoring 25 all day tomorrow. Here is crime for this afternoon and evening.
4:28pm - Assault in progress. 2446 N Ridgeway. A dozen teens are arguing in front and caller is concerned it'll escalate.
4:43pm - 1) Traffic accident. 1800 N Hamlin. 2) Narcotics. Kostner and Wrightwood. Skateboarder selling drugs.
4:45pm - Person w/ a gun. Wrightwood and Hamlin. Male Hispanic with a black t-shirt and blue jeans is riding towards Schubert on a bike. He's got a gun. He was with three other teens and they were fighting.
4:58pm - They're calling back on the 4:29pm job.
5:15pm - 1) Domestic battery. Wrightwood and Keeler. 2) Gang disturbance. Dickens and Lawndale. 3) Disturbance. Belmont and Lawndale. Loiters on the corner. 4) Vice complaint. On 2525's Beat. 5) Disturbance. 1900 N Springfield.
5:35pm - Gang disturbance. George and Avers. Two of them stopping traffic and throwing up signs. Again? Oh, c'mon now. Second time in three hours. They're really acting up over there this afternoon. Sorry to say, but I except a Shots Fired call sometime this evening from this corner.
5:41pm - Vice complaint. 1659 N Pulaski.
5:48pm - Criminal damage in progress. 2526 N Springfield. People breaking out the neighbor's windows.
5:54pm - Beat car 2524 needs another car on the 5:49pm job. 2573 is going over.
5:56pm - Beat 2573 is given a disregard on the 5:55pm assist.
5:58pm - Gang disturbance. Barry and Monticello. They're loitering on the corner.
6:04pm - 1) Domestic disturbance. 2844 N Lowell. Problem with mom who won't give the caller the car keys so they could go pound their I-Pod in the car. 2) Disturbance. Mozart Park. 3) Gang disturbance. Armitage and Pulaski.
6:06pm - Person w/ a gun. Belmont and Monticello or Central Park. Male Hispanic, red t-shirt, tattoo possibly has a gun. He's heading east in either the north or south alley of Belmont.
7:00pm - Beat 2505 asks for an event number for Kelvyn Park. It's 16464.
7:03pm - Beat car 2534 a handwaver at Armitage and Avers.
7:09pm - 1) Criminal damage. 1724 N Springfield. 2) Disturbance. Keystone and Palmer.
7:15pm - Reckless driver. Central Park and Oakdale. Intoxicated male White in his 50s driving towards George in a red Toyota with a plate of 3738292.
7:25pm - Beat 2566Eddie asks for a transport unit at 2747 N Karlov. 2521 will go.
7:26pm - An RD number has been pulled from a traffic accident which occurred at 2604 N Elston. It's HS284477 with the event number of 16521.
7:34pm - An RD number has been pulled from the 7:26pm stop. It's HS284499.
7:42pm - Multiple calls for a disturbance w/ a mental at 2659 N Springfield. The mental is violent and a couple of tickets say that he's beating on mom.
7:43pm - I'm going to take a nap for a little while. I'll be back at 9pm, granted the storms don't wake me up. If they do, I'll be back then.
8:59pm - I'm back.
9:04pm - Parker. 3858 W Palmer.
9:07pm - Shots Fired. 3905 W George. Male Hispanic in a black jacket on a bike fired shots and took off towards Wellington on Springfield.
9:17pm - 1) Alarm. 3643 W Belmont. At East Village Youth Hall. 2) Suspicious vehicle. 4243 W Wrightwood.
9:25pm - Assault in progress. 2522 N Springfield. People in the background threatening the caller. Police code this call out because they've been out there three times already and I guess the call is nonsense.
9:30pm - Some job at Fullerton and Pulaski. involving a plate of A972316.
9:35pm - Battery in progress. 1814 N Monticello. Gang fight in the park. Couple of calls coming in.
9:36pm - Battery in progress. 1807 N Lawndale. Men fighting in the street.
9:43pm - A slow down is being given on the 9:36/9:37pm jobs. There's clothes and jerseys laying on the street, though. They were out there at some point.
9:46pm - Person w/ a gun. 3649 W Cortland. There's a gang fight and a dude in a black shirt has a gun.
9:47pm - Multiple tickets coming in for a fight at Cortland and Lawndale, 1831 N Lawndale, 3649 W Cortland, etc. 15 to 20 males out there fighting.
9:48pm - A slow down is being given on the 9:47/9:48pm jobs.
10:01pm - Person w/ a gun. Fullerton and Central Park. Several male Blacks in white tees and masks have guns. They act like they're gonna rob something or something. This job is coded 19Adam because 2523Robert is on scene and sees nothing. Maybe they meant Fulton? 2) Disturbance. George and Lowell. Kids hanging on the corner, making noise.
10:04pm - 1) Loud music disturbance. Monticello and Wabansia. From a garage. 2) Loud music disturbance. 2300 N Avers. From an ice cream truck.
10:07pm - Battery in progress. Armitage and Pulaski. Male beating a female in the gas station.
10:30pm - Fireworks. 1925 N Hamlin. In the alley.
10:31pm - Person down. 3121 N Haussen.
10:32pm - Battery in progress. Schubert and Kildare. Male beating a female near the factory.
11:38pm - A unit has a traffic stop at 1937 N Hamlin.
11:55pm - Loud music disturbance. 2124 N Avers.