Good afternoon, everyone, it's 3:57pm. It's a hot, sunny May day with temps in the mid 80s. Sure is warm ou there. Hasn't been this warm since like March. Anyway, I'm monitoring 14 from now until 7:30, making up for what I haven't monitored in the last few days. I'm returning with 25 tomorrow. Whatever I don't get this afternoon of 14, I'll finish on Thursday. With that, here's crime for this afternoon and early evening.
4:19pm - Theft in progress. 27XX W Belmont. Neighbor's bike is being stolen.
4:38pm - Battery in progress. 2338 N Sacramento. Two males fighting at the gas station.
4:40pm - Some parkers in 14, including one on the 2400 block of W Cortland.
4:49pm - Some call of a suspicious person involving a man with a gray sweater and blue jeans.
5:00pm to 6:05pm - Unfortunately, I fell asleep. So sorry, guys. I really am. I'll get this time period on Thursday.
6:29pm - Switching back over to Zone 3, 460.225.
6:31pm - Gang disturbance. 1640 N Drake. At Simons Park. Several calls.
6:33pm - Still getting calls over there at Simons Park.
6:34pm - Gang disturbance. Wabansia and Drake. 10 of them flashing signs, loitering, attempting to fight, etc.
6:35pm - Battery in progress. Simons Park. Gangbangers fighting at the park. Several calls.
6:36pm - Shots Fired. Drake and Wabansia. About three gunshots heard during a gang fight occurring.
6:38pm - Sounds like all hell's breaking loose around the Simons Park area. Multiple, multiple calls of gang disturbances and battery in progress. Drake/Wabansia, 1700 and 1800 blocks of N Drake, 35XX W Wabansia, etc.
6:40pm - Gang disturbance/battery in progress. Cortland and Drake. Large fight involving gang members.
6:42pm - Battery in progress. St. Louis and Wabansia. Gang fight.
6:44pm - Gang disturbance. 2723 N Fairfield. At the Brentano school. They're on the school grounds, representing.
6:48pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back soon.
7:08pm - And I'm back, until 7:30.
7:15pm - EMS run. Diversey and California. Male having a seizure on a bus.
7:18pm - Suspicious person. 2236 N Rockwell. At the Goethe school. Two males were talking to a teenage girl near the school playground.
7:24pm - Gang disturbance. Sawyer and Wabansia. Several males on the corner, flashing gang signs.
7:25pm - Disturbance. 35XX W Medill. Two drunks in the building, refusing to leave.
7:30pm - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back tomorrow afternoon. Have a good night, everyone.