Official Skokie Public Safety Bulletin

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May 3, 2017

Notable Incidents

Armed Robbery
Armed Robbery on the 4600 block of Washington Street, on April 24 at 12:01 a.m. Reported: 04/24/2017

The male victim and the female victim were entering the vestibule of their building when two black male robbed them at gunpoint. The first offender is described as dark complected with noticeable acne, 20-25 years of age, medium build, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and baggy blue jeans.  The second offender is described as approximately 20-25 years of age, thin build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.

Battery
Battery at 3626 Touhy Avenue, Walmart, on April 23 at 7:04 p.m.  Reported: 04/23/2017

An unknown Middle Eastern male, 200 lbs., described by the victim as muscular, and wearing a Michigan sweatshirt, camouflage shorts, and gym shoes repeated punched the male victim in the face and punched the female victim in the forehead after the male victim confronted him about cutting in line at the checkout.

Battery (Aggravated) at Skokie Police Department, 7300 Niles Center Road, on April 25 at 7:20 a.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

A subject in custody spit in the face of Skokie Police Officer.

Burglary
Burglary on the 8800 block of Keeler Avenue between September 16, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. and October 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.  Reported: 04/23/2017

The victim stated that someone entered his unlocked garage and stole his blue Felt brand racing bicycle.

Burglary at 8001 Skokie Boulevard, BP, on April 25 at 03:08 a.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

A male subject, approximately 225-250 lbs., wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants, white shoes, white gloves, and what appeared to be a black mask kicked a glass panel on the north overhead door. The subject gained entry through the broken panel. The subject went off camera and then exited the garage via the broken panel. The subject walked towards the west alley of the 8000 block of Keating and went off camera view.

Burglary at 9965 Gross Point Road, Schaefer’s Liquors, on April 27 at 12:50 a.m.  Reported: 04/27/2017

An unknown male white subject or male Middle Eastern subject, wearing what appeared to be a rain jacket, entered the store by unknown means.  The subject was observed walking around inside the store on surveillance footage for several minutes.

Burglary on the 4800 block of Conrad Street, on May 1, between 10:57 a.m. and 11:57 a.m.  Reported: 05/01/2017

Unknown person(s) used an unknown tool to pry open a service door.

Burglary (Ruse) on the 5200 block of Harvard Terrace, on May 1, between 12:30 p.m. and 1:05 p.m.  Reported: 05/01/2017

An unknown male white subject knocked on the door of 88 year old elderly victim who was home alone.  The subject said the he was a neighbor and roofer and was there to fix a leak, and that victim`s daughter authorized the work.  The victim let subject in. The second subject stayed outside.

Subject 1 was described as a white male, 40-50`s YOA, 240-250lbs, black hair, wearing a grey sweatshirt.

Subject 2 was described as a white male, 40-50 years old, 240-250 lbs., bald head, wearing a grey sweatshirt with possibly overalls. The victim observed this subject outside of the house the entire time.

Suspect vehicle is described as grey 2 door newer model pickup truck.

Burglary on the 7900 block of Crawford Avenue, on April 29 between 6:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.  Reported: 05/01/2017

Unknown person(s) climbed an outside storage unit to gain access to a second story window. Once inside the offender(s) stole numerous items including jewelry.

Criminal Damage to Property
Criminal Damage to Property on the 7900 block of Park Avenue between April 21 at 8:00 p.m. and April 22 at 9:30 a.m.  Reported: 04/22/2017

The paint on the driver’s side of the victims’ vehicle was scratched with a sharp object.

Criminal Damage to Property at 3301 Dempster Street, BP, on April 25 at 3:42 a.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

Video surveillance shows a male subject wearing dark pants, a dark hooded sweatshirt walk into camera view from the west side of the building already holding a brick at. The subject walks to the main doors and appears to check if they are locked. The subject then walks back westbound toward the west end of the building and throws the brick at the window. The subject then walks away westbound, from the same direction he came.

Criminal Damage to Property on the 4800 block of Elm Street, between April 25 at 3:30 p.m. and April 26 at 5:30 p.m.  Reported: 04/26/2017

Unknown person(s) damaged the victim’s license plate registration sticker while attempting to remove it.

Criminal Defacement of Property
Criminal Defacement of Property at 4967 Old Orchard Center, Old Orchard Mall, on April 22 between 5:00 p.m. and 5:05 p.m.  Reported: 04/22/2017

Unknown persons painted several letters in blue spray paint on the wall of the parking garage.

Disorderly Conduct
Disorderly Conduct on the 9400 block of Central Park Avenue, on April 29 at 2:12 a.m.  Reported: 04/29/2017

An unknown male subject, possibly white or Hispanic, exposed his buttocks after knocking on the front window of the house to gain the resident’s attention. He was described as 30-39 years of age, medium build, light complexion, with dark hair, and was wearing a black and white plaid shirt and blue jeans.

Forgery
Forgery on the 9300 block of Hamlin Avenue, between 12:00 a.m. on February 27 and 12:00 a.m. on April 13.  Reported: 04/24/2017

Unknown person(s) by unknown means cashed the victim’s check by forging her signature.

Identity Theft
Identity Theft on the 10000 block of Lacrosse Avenue, between April 13 at 9:00 a.m. and April 20 at 9:00 a.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

Unknown person(s) attempted to fraudulently obtain credit in the victim’s name.

Motor Vehicle Theft
Motor Vehicle Theft on the 5200 block of Oakton Street, on April 30 between 1:04 a.m. and 1:07 a.m.  Reported: 05/01/2017

Two unknown offenders gained access to the victim’s locked Honda and stole it, leaving the alley westbound.

Theft from Motor Vehicle
Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 4800 block of Fargo Avenue, between April 28 at 4:40 p.m. and April 29 at 8:00 a.m.  Reported: 04/29/2017

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter from their vehicle.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 4900 block of Kirk Street, between April 28 at 4:00 p.m. and April 29 at 9:14 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter from their vehicle.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 4900 block of Kirk Street, between April 28 at 4:00 p.m. and April 29 at 11:30 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter from their vehicle.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 5300 block of George Street, between April 28 at 6:00 p.m. and April 29 at 11:00 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter and other parts from their vehicle.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 8400 block of Linder Court, between April 28 at 10:00 p.m. and April 29 at 8:30 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter and other parts from their vehicle.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 5000 block of Howard Street, between April 28 at 10:30 p.m. and April 29 at 11:00 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter and other parts from their vehicle.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 7700 block of Long Avenue, between April 28 at 9:00 p.m. and April 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter and other parts from their vehicle.

Identity Theft on the 8600 block of Laramie Avenue, between April 10 at 12:00 a.m. and April 28 at 9:27 a.m.  Reported: 04/28/2017

Unknown person(s) by unknown means fraudulently used the victim’s social security number for employment purposes.

Identity Theft on the 8100 block of Knox Avenue, between April 26 at 9:55 p.m. and April 27 at 10:00 p.m.  Reported: 04/30/2017

Unknown person(s) used the victim’s credit card to make a purchase at an area restaurant.

Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 5100 block of Mulford Street, between April 21 at 12:00 a.m. and April 30 at 3:00 p.m. Reported: 05/01/2017

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s catalytic converter and from the vehicle.

Theft
Theft at 9611 Skokie Boulevard, Panera Bread, on April 22 between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Reported: 04/22/2017

The victim’s wallet was stolen from her purse while she ate with her family. Her stolen credit cards were immediately used at Nordstrom’s and Macy’s in the amount of $3,800.

Theft at 9611 Skokie Boulevard, Panera Bread, on April 22 between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Reported: 04/22/2017

The victim’s wallet was stolen from her purse that was hanging on the back of her chair. Her credit cards were then used in fraudulent transactions at Target.

Theft at 3358 Touhy Avenue, Marianos, on April 18 between 12:45 p.m. and 12:49 p.m.

Unknown subjects stole merchandise from the store by selecting items and exiting the fire door.

Theft on the 9700 block of Woods Drive, on April 25 between 1:00 p.m. and 8:50 p.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

Unknown offender(s) stole the victims new gas grill while she was moving into her new residence.

Theft at 3450 Touhy Avenue, X-Sport Fitness, on April 25 between 7:45 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

The victim’s jacket containing his driver’s license, credit cards, and cell phone was stolen from his unlocked locker in the men’s locker room.

Theft at 3450 Touhy Avenue, X-Sport Fitness, on April 25 between 7:40 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.  Reported: 04/25/2017

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s wallet from his unlocked locker.

Theft from the 3800 block of Oakton Street, between April 29 at 2:00 p.m. and April 30 at 5:30 a.m.  Reported: 05/01/2017

Copper wire for power service was stolen from the rear of the victim’s building.

Theft from the 3900 block of Oakton Street on May 1 at 3:21 a.m.

Unknown person(s) stole the power lines to the business.

Retail Theft
Retail Theft at Footlocker, 4999 Old Orchard Center, on April 22 between 8:00 p.m. and 8: 32 p.m.  Reported: 04/22/2017

An unknown Hispanic female distracted the employees while a second unknown Hispanic female stole 2 pair of shorts and 3 t-shirts by concealing them in a stroller and walking out of the store.

Retail Theft at 4999 Old Orchard Center, GAP, on April 30 at 1:06 p.m.  Reported: 04/30/2017

Two male black subjects, approximately 30-40 years of age, entered the store and stole several pairs of women’s yoga pants. They fled the store and left the area south on Skokie Boulevard in a light blue Toyota Camry.

Arrests
Brown, Natasha K., 26, 4939 Hull Street, Apt. 2N, was arrested for Possession of Drug Equipment on the 9500 block of Gross Point Road, on April 19.

Hamadi, Ali K., 21, 9468 Kenton Avenue, Apt. 2D, was arrested for Retail Theft at 4909 Old Orchard Mall, on April 20.

Alvarez, Alexandra C., 23, 5007 W. Concord, Bsmt., Chicago, was arrested for a Cook County Warrant for Retail Theft, at 7409 McCormick Boulevard, on April 20.

Biggs, Willie Lee, 18, 5815 W. Superior, Apt. 2, Chicago, was arrested for Retail Theft at 5481 Touhy Avenue, on April 20.

Moseley, Isiah D., 18, 8136 S. Exchange Avenue, Chicago, was arrested for Retail Theft at 5485 Touhy Avenue, on April 20.

Polycarpe, Chanelle A., 20, 9119 Lamon Avenue, was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle with Suspended Registration at 3301 Dempster Street, on April 21.

Printis, Mark L., 55, 2037 Oakton Street, Evanston, was arrested for a Skokie Police Department Warrant for Failure to Appear in Court at 1454 Elmwood in Evanston, on April 22.

Zavin, Alex, 38, 9058 Niles Center Road, Apt. A, was arrested for a Warrant for Failure to Appear for a Criminal Trespass to Land charge at 9058 Niles Center Road, on April 23.

Aldhahiry, Reem M., 30, 4930 Mulford Street, Apt. E1, was arrested for Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer at 7300 Niles Center Road, on April 24.

Ghaziani, Shawn A., 24, 6549 N. Francisco Avenue, Apt. 1E, Chicago, was arrested for Driving with a Suspended/ Revoked License on the 7200 block of Cicero in Lincolnwood, on April 25.

Feldman, Sarah, 35, 210 Glascow, Schaumburg, was arrested for Delivery of Methamphetamine, Video Game Gambling and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on the 3700 block of W. Lawrence, Chicago, on April 25.

Tiu, Alprofel, 40, 4931 Jarvis Avenue, was arrested for Delivery of Methamphetamine, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, Video Game Gambling and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on the 3700 block of W. Lawrence, Chicago, on April 25.

Deguzman, Eduardo, 53, 2763 Hidden Glen Drive, Waukegan, was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine on the 3700 block of W. Lawrence, Chicago, on April 25.

Angeles, Rodolfo, 66, 3716 W. Lawrence, Chicago, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on the 3700 block of West Lawrence, Chicago, on April 25.

Gordon, Tabitha F., 25, 3552 S. Rockwell #1, Chicago, was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on the 3700 block of West Lawrence, Chicago, on April 25.

Vann, Tony, 18, 2600 S. California Avenue, Chicago, was arrested at 2600 S. California Avenue, Chicago, for Armed Robbery that occurred in Skokie on August 3, 2016 on the 4300 block of Oakton Street, on April 28.

Two female juveniles, ages 13 and 14, were arrested for Retail Theft at 3626 Touhy Avenue, Walmart, on April 28.

Seaberry, George R., 22, 612 Mulford Street, Apt. 502, was arrested for a Cook County Warrant for Criminal Damage to Property that was issued on January 18, on April 29.

Harris, Donald J., 47, 13400 S. Route 59, Plainfield, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol on the 5500 block of Touhy Avenue, on April 29.

Kwiatkowski, Tina M., 46, 224 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol on the 8000 block of McCormick Boulevard, on April 29.

Diaz, Fernando, 38, 8218 Knox Avenue, Apt. 2B., was arrested for Driving on a Suspended/ Revoked Driver’s License on the 8100 block of Cleveland Street, on May 1.

Landi, Victor Hugo, 49, 546 N. Springfield Avenue, Chicago, was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License on the 7900 block of Skokie Boulevard, on May 2, 2017.

Clifton, Christopher Charles, 28, 2424 Church Street, Evanston, was arrested for Driving on a Suspended/ Revoked Driver’s License on the 3200 block of Howard Street, on May 2.

NOTICE:  Notable incidents are listed in the Public Safety Bulletin upon completion of the police report.  If the police report for a particular incident is incomplete or the incident is still under investigation, appearance in the Official Public Safety Bulletin may be delayed.

 


Good News Notes

  • A Saint Charles resident recently wrote Skokie Police Chief Anthony Scarpelli a letter to commend Officer Klamerus for the assistance he provided her with a flat tire.  She said that it was his day off but that he stopped to help her.  She said that she appreciates all that the men in blue do on and off work hours.  She called Officer Klamerus "a very honorable police officer."
     
  • A District 68 parent recently sent an email thanking the Skokie Police Department for their participation in a meeting regarding the safety of students on Gross Point Road.  She said that she is "grateful that my kids are a part of District 68 and the Community and that I can count on you to make their safety your top priority.  It means the world to me."
     
  • Sergeant Brian Cluever of the Carol Stream Police Department wrote Chief Scarpelli a letter, complimenting Officer Erwin for his presentation during a class entitled, Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement.  Sergeant Cluever said that Officer Erwin's expertise in the area of DUI and drug recognition was very apparent and that he didn an exceptional job instructing the group of officers in the class.
     
  • Sergeant Gramins recently received a verbal sentiment of thanks from a Skokie resident thanking Officer Orchard for his assistant with an elderly neighbor during a snow storm.  He said that Officer Orchard was patroling and he stopped to assist the elderly gentleman who was struggling with his car in the snow.  Officer Orchard stopped and helped him brush his car off.  

Crime Tip Hot Line Available 24/7

The Skokie Police Department has an automated Crime Tip Hot Line and invites the public to call 847/933-TIPS (8477) any time to report suspicious activity. Messages can be left anonymously, but it is helpful if those who call leave their contact information for Police follow up if necessary. Questions and concerns about public safety also can be emailed to info@skokie.org.


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