Saturday, February 5, 2011

West Garfield Park Crime Blotter

Good afternoon, everyone, it's 2pm. Today, I'm monitoring the West Garfield Park community for anyone who lives there. I'll be monitoring until midnight. Tomorrow, I will monitor this community from 8am to 2pm. I'll be back with 25 on Monday. Boundaries of this community are Kinize to the north, Kenton (Kinize to Jackson) and Kolmar (Jackson to 5th Ave.) to the west, 5th Ave. (Kolmar to Kildare)/Taylor (Kildare to Independence Boulevard) to the south and Independence Boulevard to the east. Anyway, this upcoming week is not really an important one for me at all. I'll just be going on a visiting tour of Roosevelt University next Saturday. With that, here's crime in the West Garfield Park community.

2:00pm - Battery. Polk and Pulaski.

2:42pm - 1) Beat 1163Charlie gets some narcotic calls in 11. 2) Parker. 4345 W Monroe. Handicap spot.

2:43pm - Traffic accident. Madison and Karlov.

3:06pm - Criminal Trespass. 340 S Kostner. Three males broke into a vacant house.

3:14pm - Person w/ a gun. 24 S Kostner. In front of Big Daddy's restaurant, there's a fat guy, male Black with a blue sweater and blue jeans with a gun. He's wanted for battery.

3:25pm - Narcotics. Maypole and Kolin. Two male Blacks, one light complected with a black coat nicknamed "June", and another male Black, 6'2, dark complected, black jacket, selling drugs.

3:26pm - Narcotics. 3800 block of W Maypole. Free drug give-a-way in progress.

3:28pm - Traffic accident. Kildare and Madison. Hit and run.

3:31pm - Wanted from the 3:14pm job is a guy known as "Big Bubba". He is wearing a black jacket with green spots on the sleeves, a du rag, and he has a large face. He's on Kostner between Monroe and Wilcox.

3:46pm - Beat car 1133 is assisting an elderly woman who nearly fell down into the snow while looking for Big Bubba at Adams and Kildare. I believe she's a good citizen.

3:47pm - Now she needs EMS, at 146 S Kildare. She has shallow breathing and is slipping in and out of consciousness.

4:07pm - They're calling back on the 3:28pm job.

5:21pm - Assault in progress. 3851 W Madison. There's an argument at the nail salon and it's getting ugly.

5:22pm - 1) Beat 1163C needs an RD number for a "2024" from 3928 W Gladys. It's HT148986 with the event number is 11968. 2) Landlord/tenant dispute. 4217 W Washington. Landlord changed the locks.

6:14pm - Disturbance. 24 S Kostner. Six males loitering in the store, refusing to leave.

6:17pm - Person shot. Monroe and Keeler. Male shot in the leg.

6:25pm - Beat car 1122 talked to citizens on the street at the 6:17pm job, and they say gunshots weren't even heard. No one is shot. 19Boy.

6:45pm - Person w/ a gun. Lexington and Kilbourn. Male Black, 5'9, black jacket, tan cap has a gun in his hand.

6:59pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.

7:13pm - I'm back.

7:34pm - Beat 1106Adam is running a name at 4507 W Maypole.

7:36pm - 1106A's person needs to be taken in. He's got several outstanding warrants.

7:55 to 8:53pm - Fell asleep. Sorry. I'll get this time period tomorrow.

10:06pm - Person w/ a gun. 3926 W Wilcox. Man screaming someone pulled out a gun.

10:57pm - Beat 4391David has a street stop at 3848 W Madison.

10:59pm - 1122 just went by 3848 Madison, and doesn't see 4391D.

11:35pm - Beat 4391Adam has a traffic stop at 4022 W Madison.

11:51pm - Battery in progress. 4319 W Flournoy. Fight on the 3.

11:54pm - The 11:51pm job now comes in as a "person w/ a gun".

12:00am - I'm heading off to bed. I'll be back tomorrow morning with more of 11. Goodnight, everyone.


americanlt said...

The free drug give away happens to advertise that the spot there selling dope at is the "best". The area you monitored today is absolutely destroyed by the drug trade which brings violence.

AvondaleLoganSquareCrimeBlotter said...

Thanks for that info, americanlt, and I agree, that area is destroyed by the drug trade.

bobbo said...

Ever drive or ride thru that area? Vacant lots, burned out and boarded up buildings and refuse thrown all about. These folks that live there created the mess they live in. The National guard instead of the police should patrol it.

AvondaleLoganSquareCrimeBlotter said...

I've been through 11, and while you're right that there's a ton of vacant lots, burned out/boarded up buildings and garbage all over, I wouldn't say everyone there created that mess. Most did, but don't you think there's at least a few good people who live in 11? And to answer your other comment, I have a couple of readers in that area, and I do have a friend who lives in 11. Having said that, get the law-abiding citizens out of the area first, then I'd agree with you to bulldoze it.

Anonymous said...

Hey atleast the citizens call in the drugs sale. As we know the citizens in Logan barlely to never call when theres drugs sale happening in there block.