Official Skokie Public Safety Bulletin

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July 26, 2016

Notable Incidents

Criminal Trespass to Property
Criminal Trespass to Property on the 3500 block of Arcadia Street, on July 23 between 5:00 p.m. and 5:05 p.m.  Reported:  07/24/2016

A male black and female black subjects, early 20s, entered the victim’s home through an unlocked side door.  When confronted by the victim they asked if he called for a cleaning service.  The subjects then fled the scene. 

Criminal Damage to Property 
Criminal Damage to Property on the 4700 block of Church Street, between July 21 at 8:00 p.m. and July 22 at 10:00 a.m.  Reported:  07/22/2016

Unknown person(s) smashed out a window on a Toyota that was parked in the alleyway.

Criminal Defacement of Property
Criminal Defacement of Property on the 4900 block of Dempster Street, between July 23 at 8:00 a.m. and July 24 at 8:00 a.m.  Reported:  07/24/2016

Unknown person(s) wrote illegible writing on a bathroom door.

Criminal Defacement of Property on the 8100 block of Kenton Avenue, on July 24 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:37 p.m.  Reported:  07/24/2016

Unknown person(s) used spray paint to deface several garage doors.

Theft
Theft on the 8200 block of Monticello Avenue, on July 23 between 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Reported:  07/23/2016

Unknown person(s) stole a silver Mongoose mountain bike that was left unsecured on the victim’s front lawn.  Unknown person(s) left behind a red Huffy Surfside bike.  

Theft at 8329 Skokie Boulevard, Taco Bell, on July 25 between 5:02 p.m. and 5:10 p.m.  Reported:  07/25/2016

Unknown male white subject, 160 lbs., glasses, black White Sox jersey, blue jean shorts, red gym shoes and tattoos on his arms and face, stole the victims unsecured 6KU bicycle with a chrome frame and neon green tires from the bike rack.

Theft from Motor Vehicle
Theft from Motor Vehicle on the 4200 block of Main Street, between July 24 at 7:00 p.m. and July 25 at 12:18 a.m.  Reported:  07/25/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the rear license plate from a vehicle.

Retail Theft
Retail Theft at 4999 Old Orchard Road, Anthropologie, on July 23 between 7:15 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.  Reported:  07/23/2016

Three unknown female black subjects, 25-35 years old, all wearing large dark sunglasses, stole $1056.00 in merchandise.

Arrests
Daniel, Brittany M., 31, 7379 N. Damen, K2, Chicago, was arrested for Driving with a Suspended/Revoked Driver’s License on the 4300 block of Dempster Street, on 07/22/2016.

Juvenile, 17, Riverdale, was arrested for Theft of Services and Possession of Cannabis on the 9500 block of Skokie Boulevard, on 07/23/2016.

Carter, Curtis A. Jr., 24, 1936 Jackson, Evanston, was arrested for Driving with a Suspended/Revoked Drivers’ License on the 8700 block of Skokie Boulevard, on 07/23/2016.

Dunn, Kyshona Latreece, 20, 3008 Jackson, Chicago, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 3600 block of Touhy Avenue, on 07/23/2016.

Akins, Antjuanya, 19, 1761 Richard Avenue, Aurora, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 3600 block of Touhy Avenue, on 07/23/2016.

Vaughters, Kwaski Jabari, 22, 2706 W. Peterson, #3, Chicago, was arrested for Driving with a Suspended/Revoked Drivers’ License on the 3900 block of Lee Street, on 07/24/2016.

Marconi, Jazmine I., 23, 4742 W. Pratt Avenue, Lincolnwood, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 3600 block of Touhy Avenue, on 07/25/2016.

Aslam, Owais, 21, 2447 W.  Lunt, #1F, Chicago, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Equipment on the 5300 block of Old Orchard Road, on 07/25/2016.


July 25, 2016

Notable Incidents

Burglary
Burglary/Residential on the 8900 block of Skokie Boulevard, on July 18 between 12:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.  Reported:  07/18/2016

Unknown person(s) entered the common area of the basement and stole a BB gun, 2 Air Soft guns and a Nerf Gun.

Burglary on the 4900 block of Conrad Street, between May 1 at 12:00 a.m. and July 17 at 2:30 p.m.  Reported:  07/18/2016

Unknown person(s) entered the victim’s locker and stole fishing equipment. 

Burglary on the 8500 block of Gross Point Road, on July 19 between 3:38 p.m. and 3:40 p.m.  Reported:  07/19/2016

Two unknown male Hispanics came to the home and began yelling that there was a fire and to get out.  One of the subjects was described as dark skinned, wearing a green vest.  Brute force was also found on a rear basement door.  Nothing was reported stolen.  

Burglary on the 7400 block of Lincoln Avenue, on July 7 at 5:00 p.m.  Reported:  07/21/2016

An unknown male Hispanic, in his 20’s, with short black hair, wearing dark clothing, gym shoes and gray colored gloves told the homeowner that he needed to check inside her unit for a water problem.  The victim reported seeing a second unknown male Hispanic outside her residence.  The victim told police that she let the man in her unit and later discovered cash missing.  

Burglary/Attempt
Burglary/Attempt on the 8200 block of Harding Avenue, between July 16 at 8:30 a.m. and July 18 at 6:30 a.m.  Reported:  07/18/2016

Unknown person(s) damaged the deadbolt and attempted to make entry into the victim’s detached garage.  No entry was gained.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle
Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 5000 block of Touhy Avenue, on July 21 between 4:30 p.m. and 4:31 p.m.  Reported:  07/21/2016

Unknown male white subject, 35-40 years old, thin to average build, black hair, wearing a black baseball hat, black t-shirt and khaki pants, stole cash from the back seat of a parked vehicle.

Identity Theft
Identity Theft on the 4900 block of Old Orchard Road, between July 16 at 7:25 p.m. and 8:47 p.m.  Reported:  07/18/2016

Unknown person(s) used the victim’s personal information to make purchases.

Identity Theft/Aggravated
Identity Theft/Aggravated on the 8800 block of Bronx Avenue, between July 14 at 12:00 a.m. and July 19 at 12:30 p.m.  Reported:  07/20/2016

Unknown person(s) used the victim’s credit card online in an attempt to make three purchases.

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm
Reckless Discharge of a Firearm on the 7500 block of Keystone Avenue, on July 19 between 2:00 a.m. and 2:02 a.m.  Reported:  07/19/2016

Unknown person(s) fired two gun shots in the south alleyway of Howard.  

Theft
Theft on the 4800 block of Conrad Street, between June 15 at 12:00 a.m. and July 18 at 5:40 p.m.  Reported:  07/18/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the license plate registration sticker from the victim’s vehicle.

Theft on the 8200 block of Lowell Avenue, on July 20 between 3:07 p.m. and 3:20 p.m.  Reported:  07/21/2016

Unknown person(s) stole a UPS package from the victim’s front porch.

Motor Vehicle Theft
Motor Vehicle Theft on the 4900 block of Old Orchard Road, on July 18 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.  Reported:  07/19/2016

Unknown person(s) stole a 1992 Cadillac Allante, IL plate #1013672, while it was parked in the lot with the top down. 

Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories
Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories on the 5000 block of Dempster Street, between July 14 at 12:00 a.m. and July 19 at 8:00 a.m.  Reported:  07/19/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the under mounted spare tire from a Mercedes Sprinter.

Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts/Accessories on the 4600 block of Dempster Street, on July 19 at 9:45 a.m.  Reported:  07/19/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the front plate from a vehicle. 

Theft of Lost Property
Theft of Lost Property on the 8500 block of Niles Center Road, on July 21 between 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Reported:  07/21/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s wallet after the victim lost the wallet inside an apartment building.

Theft of Lost Property on the 9600 block of Skokie Boulevard, DSW, on July 10 between 5:30 p.m. and 5:50 p.m.  Reported:  07/21/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s cell phone after he lost it inside the store.

Deceptive Practices
Deceptive Practices on the 4700 block of Dempster Street, on July 18 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  Reported:  07/18/2016

The victim reported that he wired money to an unknown person claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service.

Deceptive Practices at 5545 Touhy Avenue, Bed Bath and Beyond, on July 20 between 5:28 p.m. and 5:35 p.m.  Reported:  07/20/2016

Unknown female black subject paid for merchandise with counterfeit bills.

Arrests
Williams, Diantree D., 22, 711 W. Garfield Boulevard, #3B, Chicago, was arrested for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License on the 8700 block of Gross Point Road, on 07/18/2016.

Wallace, Stevie, 50, 15215 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Dolton, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance on the 5000 block of Dempster Street, on 07/18/2016.

Stepney, David I., 19, 5940 N. Talman, Chicago, was arrested for Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Drug Equipment on the 7000 block of Carpenter Road, on 07/19/2016.

Santos, Kenneth L., 19, 5228 N. Sheridan Road, #501, Chicago, was arrested for Possession of Drug Equipment on the 7000 block of Carpenter Road, on 07/19/2016.

Zavala, Jamie, 42, 190 N. Wheeling Road, Wheeling, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving with No Valid Driver’s License and Leaving the Scene of an Accident on the 4100 block of Dempster Street, on 07/21/2016.

Juvenile, 17, Niles, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 4800 block of Old Orchard Road, on 07/21/2016.

Juvenile, 16, Morton Grove, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 4800 block of Old Orchard Road, on 07/21/2016.

Elicea, Jessica, 27, 11962 W. 33rd Street, Beach Park, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 4900 block of Old Orchard Road, on 07/21/2016.

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 Lurie Childrens Hospital professional and Skokie resident recently wrote Chief Scarpelli to thank Officer Long for his assistance after she left her car running at the Skokie Swift station.  Officer Long secured the car and dropped the keys in her mailbox.  She said she deeply appreciates Officer Long's professionalism, consideration and prompt notification.  She went on to say she is, "grateful to live in a community where the police department is so thoughtful and concerned about the citizens.
     
  • The Chief of Security, Vice Consul of the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest sent Officer Wojdyla a Certificate of Appreciation for assistance he provided.  The certificate reads, "The Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest greatly appreciates the assistance provided by your unit and hereby recognizes this partnership.  The strength of the US-Israel alliance is demonstrated by these collaborations and it was a privilege to work with your team."
     
  • A Skokie resident from the 4400 block of Davis wrote Chief Scarpelli a letter commending Officer Moore for the assitance he provided when his car broke down at a very busy intersection in Skokie.  He said that Officer Moore was, "a true professional and at the same time very, very kind to my wife and I."  The writer said that he is extremely proud to call himself a Skokie resident with such a fine police force.
     
  • James Kruger, Jr., Chief of Police in Oak Brook, recently sent Chief Scarpelli a letter of thanks for assistance provided by Officers Chang, Krecisz and Krozel at a rally on May 25 and 26.  He said their cooperation proved invaluable.  
     
  • Philip Brankin, Director of North East Multi-Regional Training, Inc., recently sent Chief Scarpelli a letter commending Officer Erwin for his assistance in conducting a recent training session.  He said, "Officer Ervin is the embodiment of the cooperative spirit encouraged in the program."  
     
  • The Village of Niles Chief of Police, Dennis McEnerney, recently wrote Chief Scarpelli a letter of thanks for Officer McCune's assistance with an incident on the Niles and Skokie jurisdictional borders.  He said that Officer McCune recognized the suspect and quickly provided Niles officers with an intelligence packet, which enabled officers to ascertain the offender's residence where he was arrested.  Due to the quick response from Officer McCune, the victim's property was recovered.  

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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