Good morning, everyone, it's 8:30am. It's a mostly cloudy morning with temps in the mid 50s. The clouds are supposed to break during the day for sunshine, with temps getting up into the low to mid 60s. Still pretty warm for this time of year, but hey, I'm not complaining. Anyway, I'm monitoring 25 today, until 6:55pm. We'll see how that goes. Here's crime for this morning and afternoon.
8:32am - Assault in progress. Dickens and Lawndale. Group of gangbangers about to fight. Some have crowbars and others have baseball bats. Walking east on Dickens.
8:36am - Beat car 2525 is saying that they're now at 2107 N Springfield, behind the fence. Since they're behind the fence, there's nothing she can do.
8:45am - Sounds like they're starting to congregate again. Man, this is gonna be a LONG day...
9:25am - Information for the CPD. 3700 block of W Dickens. Male Hispanic with a red shirt in the alley appears to be arguing with someone or something of that nature.
9:52am - Parker. 30XX N Central Park. DirectTV vehicle in the caller's handicap spot.
10:20am - The gangbangers are back at Lawndale and Dickens. Maaan ... well, now, they're carrying one of their own, who may be injured.
10:31am - Residential alarm. 28XX N Tripp.
10:37am - Disturbance. Dickens and Avers. Group of males on the corner, causing problems.
11:49am - Check the well being. 23XX N Avers. 25 year old mentally challenged neighbor needs to be checked on. Someone's supposed to be home with him at all times and no one's there right now.
11:57am - Beat car 2522 is talking to the 11:49am "challenged" person now. He's fine.
12:03pm - Vice complaint. On 2535's Beat.
12:30pm - Parker. 3053 N Milwaukee Ave. Black Toyota in the caller's mom's handicap space.
1:02pm - Beat 2580Eddie has a street stop at 3751 W Armitage.
1:27pm - They're calling back on the 11:49am job.
2:08pm - 1) Recover the stolen auto. 3838 W Fullerton. 2) Parker. Ridgeway and George.
2:18pm - Beat 2583Foot is doing foot patrol on the 4400 block of W Diversey.
3:17pm - The 11:49am job is now a "request for a supervisor".
3:27pm - Assist the citizen. 36XX W Belmont.
3:30pm - Backlog in 25 at 15:30 hours.
3:43pm - Shots Fired. 25XX N Springfield.
3:46pm - A slow down is being given on the 3:43pm job. 2546 is on scene talking to a couple of people, who said they didn't hear anything.
4:20pm - 1) Vice complaint. 2700 N Kilbourn. 2) Gang disturbance. 3800 W North Ave. 10 of them in front of the store, throwing up gang signs. 3) Traffic accident. 30XX N Hamlin.
5:17pm - Gang disturbance. 4000 and 4100 blocks of W Belden. Male keeps riding up and down these two blocks on a bike, flashing gang signs.
5:27pm - Beat car 2523 is getting some stuff on the 20 sector.
5:36pm - 2523 has a traffic stop at 3611 W Belmont.
5:41pm - Narcotics. On the 20 sector.
5:45pm - Battery in progress. 16XX N Springfield. Someone's fighting the caller's mom, apparently.
6:29pm - Shots Fired. 31XX N Monticello. Three heard in the area.
6:32pm - Shots Fired. 3100 N Monticello. Several fired with gangbangers walking around.
6:35pm - Shots Fired. 31XX N Monticello. Four heard with four male Hispanic gangbangers walking towards Belmont. One's got on a gray sweatshirt and the other has on a black and yellow baseball cap.
6:37pm - 2523 has four stopped at 3551 W Belmont. Possibly from the incident on Monticello.
6:38pm - Another call on the "Shots Fired" on Monticello. This ticket's giving information on a 17 year old male Hispanic that's involved. He was running. He has on a yellow sweater.
6:44pm - 1) Narcotics and vice complaint on the 20 sector. 2) Request for a supervisor. 21XX N Lawndale.
6:55pm - I'm going to go. I'll be back either sometime in the week or next weekend. Have a good night, everyone, and be safe!