Good morning, everyone, it's 9:45am. It's real cloudy this morning, with temps in the 70s. It's supposed to storm today. Strong ones possible, too. I just hope they aren't all that bad. Anyway, it was a restless night in the neighborhood. I didn't go to bed until 3 due to gang-related problems on my block. And from what I heard on the scanner, it was busy in the area. Well, I have nothing else to say, so here's crime for today.
10:37am - Burglary in progress. 2430 N Avers. Male Hispanic, heavy set just broke the glass of the door to the vacant building and just entered.
10:43am - EMS run. Belden and Keystone. Male in his 30s down on the southeast corner. Not sure what happened.
12:41pm - Parker. 25XX N Ridgeway.
12:48pm - Threatening suicide. 24XX N Springfield. Female is trying to kill herself by taking an overdose of pills.
1:18pm - A 25th District unit has a stop on the 2800 block of N Springfield.
1:57pm - Disturbance w/ a mental. 23XX N Monticello. Male sitting on the porch, talking to himself.
2:00 to 2:20pm - There may have been a call or two in the area, but things were loud over here, so I couldn't really hear the radio. Sorry.
3:21pm - Disturbance. 31XX N Hamlin. Problem with the drunken neighbor.
3:25pm - Suspicious person. 19XX N Hamlin. Male lurking around the house.
3:53pm - Loud music disturbance. 30XX N Monticello.
4:01pm - A unit is doing a premise check at Koz Park. Event number is 12880.
4:30pm - Narcotics. 3701 W Diversey. Male Hispanic, gray t-shirt, blue jeans and sunglasses is doing hand-to-hand transactions to cars pulling up on Lawndale.
4:34pm - Criminal trespass. 1650 N Central Park. Male keeps going into the foreclosed home and is using the alley as a bathroom.
4:41pm - Reckless driver. Armitage and Pulaski. Person driving a red truck with a trailer attached to the back of it. Trailer has four small children in it. Caller is afraid someone's going to get hurt. Heading towards Dickens on Pulaski.
5:04pm - Some call in the area.
5:17pm - The 3:53pm job is calling back.
5:36pm - Beat car 2525 has a street stop on the Kedvale side of the Nixon school.
5:58pm - 1) Assault in progress. Wellington and Avers. 2) They're calling again on Monticello.
6:29pm - Battery in progress. 24XX N Lawndale. Male beating on female.
6:57PM - 025 simulcast and units on citywide 26XX N. Kostner gets them a kidnapping in progress when the mother of the teenage female victim is notified that her missing daughter who was previously reported missing in this case is being forced into the stated address. Mother says she is enroute to scene. Thanks to Wandering Wind for obtaining this call for me.
7:15pm - Beat 2573 needs an ambulance at the St. Hyacinth's Carnival, Lawndale and Wolfram. Male in his 50s is having chest pains.
7:17pm - Loud music disturbance. 2300 block of N Kedvale.
7:37pm - Disturbance. Fullerton and Kostner. Block party.
7:42pm - The 7:37pm job is coded. There's no block party going on in that area.
8:05pm - Gang disturbance. Diversey and Lawndale.
8:09pm - Gang disturbance. 31XX N Monticello.
8:16pm - Beat car 2523 needs another car at the 8:09pm job. It's no emergency though. 2521 is going over.
8:25pm - Suspicious person. 1900 block of N Hamlin. Male Black with a black shirt and jeans and a male Hispanic with long hair keep walking up and down Hamlin. A burglary happened recently so the caller's concerned.
8:45pm - Assault in progress. Fullerton and Central Park. Male Hispanic, white baseball cap, white shirt and blue jeans is shouting threats at passerby. Headed east into 14, towards Drake.
8:53pm - 1) Sex offense. 23XX N Kedvale. Man exposing himself in the alley. 2) They're calling again on that Lawndale and Diversey gang disturbance. Oh boy, this is gonna be a LONG night over here...
9:12pm - 1) Barking dog. 26XX N Hamlin. 2) Suspicious person. 41XX W Barry. Male keeps throwing rocks at the caller's windows.
9:34pm - And again, ANOTHER gang disturbance at Diversey and Lawndale. Seven to 10 males standing on the corner, loitering and what not. They're supposed to be by the carnival. That's it, I'm kicking into special coverage of the carnival for the rest of the evening, until midnight. Too much nonsense going on over there. My monitoring will be in this color. My boundaries for the coverage will be Ridgeway to the west, Schubert to the south, Central Park to the east, and Milwaukee to the north. If anything else happens over there tonight, I'll be covering the carnival in its entirety. Carnival runs from 2pm to 11pm tomorrow.
10:18pm - Hold the phone on the St. Hyacinth's Carnival coverage. Getting a couple of reports of "Shots Fired" on the 3100 block of N Lawndale. Seven shots fired.
10:19pm - Person Shot. Belmont and Lawndale. Male shot.
10:20pm - Getting a description on the Shots Fired incident. Four male Hispanics, two with black shirts and two with white shirts, were involved. They're Latin King gang members and were shouting "King Love!".
10:25pm - Someone's definitely shot at Belmont and Lawndale. Person is on 17's side. Some officers from 25 are helping 17 to locate a possible second victim and a crime scene.
10:28pm - Supposedly, shots were fired from a brick house near the intersection of Monticello and Belmont.
10:34pm - A unit is looking for some witnesses from the shooting. Meanwhile, someone said there were four shots fired.
10:39pm - 17th District officers are saying something about 3626 W Belmont.
10:40pm - Information for the CPD. Belmont and Milwaukee. Man with a child just ran into the restaurant. Might have something to do with the shooting.
10:46pm - Not hearing anything else on the shooting, so I'm back to just covering the St. Hyacinth's event.
11:00pm - The carnival is letting out now. Will be listening for anything from there.
11:30pm - So far, so good. Not hearing anything.
12:00am - I'm gone for the night. I'll see you all in the morning. Due to the incidents that were occurring tonight at St. Hyacinth's, I'll be covering it from 9:30pm to midnight, but if anything major happens there before then, I'll start immediately. Have a good night, everyone.