Good morning, everyone, it's 8am. It's a cloudy day with temps in the 30s. Today is going to get into the lower 40s, with clouds sticking around. Anyway, sorry for no blogging most of this week. I did listen to the scanner on Monday and Tuesday, but on Monday I only heard one call (for a suspicious person in the 2300 block of N Ridgeway) and didn't hear anything on Tuesday. So today I'm monitoring 14, then I'm going to monitor 25 from after my dinner tomorrow night until the first call after midnight, then on Sunday I'll monitor from whenever I awake until my dinner. With that, here's crime for today.
8:33am - Beat 1474 is doing a graffiti removal request at Yates, 1839 N Richmond.
8:43am - Beat 1410 is having an outdoor roll call at 1900 N Western. So far, Beats 1445, 1452 and 1474 are enroute.
8:45am - 1443 is now riding over to the roll call, along with Beat car 1431.
8:54am - Alarm. 22XX N Oakley.
9:23am - Disturbance. 3004 W Armitage. Drunk male Hispanic with a black hoodie in front can barely stand and is trying to open the gate. He's a non-resident. Guess he thinks this is home.
9:49am - Residential alarm. 16XX N Sawyer.
9:53am - Traffic accident. 3550 W Armitage. One car with an elderly female involved. Facing west in the eastbound lane. No injures.
9:56am - The 9:53am job is not an accident. The car's just facing the wrong direction. 1414 will still go by and do some traffic control until a tow truck gets there. Beat 1405 is on scene now.
9:58am - The 9:49am job is coded per Beat 1446.
9:59am - Beat 1461Boy has a street stop at Shakespeare and Mozart. They're running a name.
10:02am - The name comes back clear.
10:03am - 1405 is clear from the 9:53am accident.
10:04am - Beat 1471 is coding the 9:23am job as a 9Ida.
10:18am - They're calling back on the 9:49am job. It's an open door this time.
10:26am - 1474 is doing a premise check at Darwin, 3116 W Belden.
10:32am - 1405 is doing a park check at Holestin. Event number is 05765.
10:48am - 1474 is now at Logandale, doing a premise check.
10:53am - Gang disturbance. Kimball and Wabansia. Large group on the corner.
10:54am - Disturbance. 26XX N Sacramento. Drinkers in the alley.
10:55am - Just so the units are aware, CAPS personnel from 14 are flyering the 1600 and 1700 blocks of N Drake and Central Park.
10:57am - Disturbance. 16XX N Marshfield. People sleeping on a couch in the alley.
11:11am - Beat car 1433 has a traffic stop at Armitage and Wood.
11:15am - Traffic accident. Elston and North Ave. Semi truck is stuck under the viaduct facing west, just east of Elston on North.
11:16am - Reckless driver. Armitage and Kedzie. Sliver BMV with a plate of H240211 is speeding westbound, towards Sawyer, recklessly.
11:18am - Traffic is totally blocked on North Ave. from the semi being stuck. A couple of cars might be needed.
11:19am - Beat car 1423 has a traffic stop at California and Bloomingdale. Another car needed, but no emergency. Three on the hood.
11:21am - Assist the citizen. Nelson and Sacramento. Semi stuck under the overpass.
11:29am - 1431 is going to begin to block eastbound traffic at Elston on North. Also, 1455 is on scene, helping as well.
11:32am - The 11:21am job is a 5Paul.
11:34am - Check the well being. 25XX W Lyndale. A man named Francisco made sexual advances towards a 10 year old child at this location.
11:35am - 1) Beat 1461Charlie is doing a permise check at the Western Blue Line station. Event number is 06918. 2) Disturbance w/ a mental. 16XX N Washtenaw. 20 year old mental brother is depressed. He hasn't taken his meds since Tuesday.
11:43am - A CTA bus needs to be sent through on the 11:15am accident.
11:45am - The eastbound #72 North buses are going to have to be rerouted, at Ashland.
11:46am - An RD number is being pulled from the North Ave thing. It's HV143720 with the event number of 06501.
11:57am - 1461C has a street stop at 1700 N Kimball.
12:01pm - Check the well being. 16XX N Paulina. Couch to the side of the caller's building, in the alley. Someone's laying on it.
12:05pm - 1434 reports that it's a nightmare on the 11:15am accident. They've got two oversized loads on the North Ave. off-ramp that they have to send east after they get pulled out.
12:25pm - Beat 1405 is doing a park check at Simons. Event number is 07941.
12:27pm - Panic alarm. 16XX N Sawyer. Residential.
12:29pm - Beat 1484 is doing special attention at Firemen Park. The event number is 08004.
12:32pm - 1422 is saying that the panic alarm on the 12:27pm job is accidental. A child accidentally set it off.
12:43pm - Traffic accident. Washtenaw and Elston. Three cars.
12:50pm - Beat car 1412 didn't find anything on the 3100 block of N Elston. Dispatch says that Engine 56 and EMS 32 just returned to Headquarters. She just checked the ticket.
12:53pm - Disturbance. 2835 N Western. At the Public Storage facility, there is a problem with the manager.
1:02pm - They're calling about another accident from the job. There's now an accident at 1450 W North Ave.
1:08pm - Burglar alarm. 2725 W Fullerton.
1:14pm - Battery report. 35XX W Dickens. Daughter was stabbed with a pen at school yesterday.
1:19pm - Disturbance. 1951 N Western. At the McDonalds.
1:29pm - Suspicious vehicle. 2260 N Elston. Dodge van with a plate of 76X3269 has been sitting at this location since 6am and it's still running.
1:39pm - Municipal ordinance violation. On 1412's Beat.
2:10pm to 4:15pm - I fell asleep. I'm sorry. I'll try to get an archive of this time period.
4:22pm - Gang disturbance. 2708 N Milwaukee. There's a few of them out there, flashing signs and yelling. Called in by the alderman's office.
4:32pm - Some call in the area, I think.
4:45pm - Beat 1461Eddie is asking for an event number for some sort of mission on the 10 sector. It's 12533.
4:55pm - Person w/ a gun. Milwaukee/Diversey/Kimball. Black car with a male and female it, heading south on Milwaukee towards Spaulding, had the female flash a gun out the window.
5:00pm - Beat 1454 is asking for a premise check at the California Blue Line station. Event number is 12934.
5:10pm - Beat 1488 is on a stop at 17XX N Whipple.
5:12pm - Reckless driver. Somewhere in the area. Black Tahoe with a male driver and a female passenger with a plate of N262001 is swerving all over the road.
5:17pm - Open door. 1710 N Troy. To the vacant building.
5:23pm - Municipal ordinance violation. 2769 N Milwaukee. Three male Blacks selling strawberries out of a gray van in front.
5:29pm - Reckless driver. North and Humboldt. Black car driving west towards Whipple erratically.
5:40pm - Reckless driver. Damen and Webster. Black Jeep Cherokee with a plate of X531072 that has a male driver in his 30s with a female passenger in it is driving erratically and nearly cut the caller off.
5:47pm - Suspicious vehicle. 2000 N Oakley. Female in a green car with a plate of 22820CB has been in the tow zone for three hours now. Caller thinks she is deaf or mute because they're having a hard time communicating with her.
5:49pm - Gang disturbance. Cortland and Mozart. Heading east towards California on Cortland are three male Hispanics throwing rocks.
5:51pm - Narcotics. California and Cortland. Four male Hispanics in black hoodies are selling on the corner. Drugs are kept on them. This is related to the 5:49pm job.
6:47pm - Check the well being. 2700 block of W Nelson. Someone's yelling.
6:55pm - Request for a supervisor. On the 20 sector.
6:58pm - Beat 1453 is on a traffic stop at . Event number is 14991.
7:06pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back in a half hour.
7:36pm - I'm back.
7:37pm - Disturbance. 3327 W Armitage. At the restrauant. Male inside being extremely disrespectful and refuses to leave.
7:38pm - Reckless driver. Armitage and Stave. White Madza, speeding west towards California, recklessly.
7:41pm - Information for the CPD. Leavitt and Belden.
8:26pm - Beat 2166David has a street stop at 1938 W North Ave.
9:15pm - Suspicious vehicle. Leavitt and Dickens. Male walking around the neighborhood with a flashlight on.
9:54pm - 1) Gang disturbance. On the 10 sector. 2) Narcotics. On the 30 sector.
10:08pm - Gang disturbance. 2900 block of W McLean.
10:27pm - Person w/ a gun. 3527 W Armitage. Something about a man with a gun.
10:28pm - Decptive practice report. 31XX N Francisco.
10:52pm - Gang disturbance. 28XX W McLean.
10:55pm - Battery in progress. 32XX W Barry. Six to seven people fighting in front.
11:11pm - I believe they're calling back on the 10:27pm job.
11:32pm - Reckless driver. Fullerton and Damen. Car with a plate of HP19519 is involved in an incident of road rage.
12:00am - I'm going to go. I'll be back tomorrow. Good night, everyone.