Good morning, everyone, it's 8:15am. It's a sunny morning, so far. But storms are forecasted for today. We'll see how that plays out. Anyway, nice to see the Facebook page jumping with discussion. That's a really good thing. So, I guess I have nothing else to say for now. Here's crime for today.
8:15am - Burglar report. 3922 W George.
9:15am - Battery. 3715 W Fullerton. Caller was just beaten up by an unknown female.
9:45am - Beat car 2525 is going to St. Mary's, with the victim from the 9:15am job. Victim has an arm injury.
10:04am - Recover the stolen auto. 3624 W Palmer.
10:16am - Criminal trespass in progress. 3120 N Central Park. Someone's in the vacant building.
10:20am - Open door. 3750 W Armitage. Comcast worker came to the address to do some kind of work. When he knocked on the door, it opened. But it flew wide open, and no one's inside.
10:27am - Beat 2565Adam asks for a burglary mission on 2524's Beat. Event number is 06086.
10:32am - Assault in progress. 3050 N Pulaski. Someone from the Department of Public Housing is at the gas station, to do an inspection, and the owner of the gas station is threatening her.
11:11am - Person w/ a gun. Kilbourn and Montana.
11:29am - Ok, folks. I've decided when I'm going on vacation from the blog. It's official. My vacation will start Sunday, August 29th and last until Friday, September 3rd. But, to Beat 2523 members: I'm still not attending the CAPS meeting this month. I need a break.
11:43am - Beat 2552 needs a Spanish speaker at 2436 N Springfield. 2533 is heading over for translation.
12:14pm - Parker. 4008 W Armitage.
12:17pm - The street lights at Fullerton and Kostner are flashing red.
12:37pm - Beat 2573 is doing a Community Concern for 3100 N Milwaukee. Event number is 08536.
12:43pm - Beat car 2525 is doing a park check at Mozart.
12:58pm - Open hydrant. George and Ridgeway. Two males in a sliver car jumped out of their car, opened up the hydrant, and left.
1:05pm - Disturbance w/ a mental. 2655 N Springfield. 59 yr old neighbor looked himself in the bathroom.
1:44pm - I have to make a phone call down to the police station. No, not regarding poor CPD or 911 service :). It's a CAPS thing.
2:39pm - I'm getting information from the George and Ridgeway open hydrant. The offending car is an Oldsmoblie Intrigue, gold in color. It's got a plate of 109M169. That will be a temp plate. It is allegedly parked in the middle of the 2800 block of N Ridgeway, west side of the street. Also, the guy who did this supposedly lives on the block, in one of the buildings on the east of the street. Those of you who live in the area, call 911. I think I will be calling, too.
3:06pm - Burglar alarm. 2200 N Hamlin. At Mozart school.
3:37pm - The 3:06pm job is coded out.
3:45pm - 1) Disturbance. George and Ridgeway. Kids playing in the water of an open hydrant. 2) Parker. 3123 N Harding. Car blocking the alley.
3:54pm - Prostitution. Armitage and Springfield.
4:31pm - Traffic accidents at Wabansia and Ridgeway, and Pulaski and Wellington.
4:38pm - Burglar alarm. 3651 W Schubert. At Monroe school.
4:49pm - Battery. 3607 W Fullerton. At Tony's. A fight broke out inside.
5:19pm - The George and Ridgeway open hydrant calls will NOT be checked out by CPD. They're coding any other calls. 19P. The officer claims there's nothing he can do. And he said it with an attitude. Jerk.
5:45pm - Burglar report. 3625 W Diversey.
6:31pm - Backlog in 25 at 18:31 hours. No cars available for the calls pending.
6:44pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
6:59pm - I'm back.
7:06pm - Shots Fired. Wrightwood and Ridgeway. One shot heard, with two male Blacks getting chased by four male Hispanics. One of the offender is short and has on a black tanktop. Another one has on a red shirt. Running through the alley.
7:09pm - A slow down is being given on the 7:06pm job.
7:33pm - Barking dog. 2000 block of N Avers.
7:49pm - Domestic disturbance. 3907 W Belden.
7:54pm - Theft in progress. 1753 N Lawndale.
Sometime around 8:05pm - Holding the offender. 3720 W Armitage. Car involved. Update, at 9:45pm - An arrest was made with this. The offender got combative, a family's on scene, etc.
8:16pm - Gang disturbance. 2856 N Avers. Males yelling on the corner, stopping cars, etc. This call's over an hour old. In defense of Dispatch and CPD, there's a backlog in the district right now. Jobs are pending.
9:02pm - 1) Narcotics. 16X0 N Hamlin. Seven gangbangers in the alley, doing drugs. 2) Disturbance. 1710 N Lawndale. Dispute between neighbors.
9:19pm - 1) Disturbance. 3068 N Avers. Three males being loud in the alley. 2) Narcotics. 36X0 W Diversey. Drugs being done in the rear.
9:32pm - A unit is doing a mission on Milwaukee Avenue.
9:44pm - Domestic disturbance. 3637 W Dickens. Something about a woman crying.
9:54pm - Disturbance. Milwaukee and Hamlin. Males drinking.
10:26pm - A deaf person needs the police at 3580 W. Medill, according to Beat car 2535Robert. Dispatch is letting 14 know.
11:14pm - Suspicious vehicle. 3900 W Fullerton. Car with red lettering on it has guns and drugs in it.