Official Skokie Public Safety Bulletin

Click here to subscribe to daily or weekly crime alerts.

September 21, 2016

Notable Incidents

Burglary/Residential
Burglary/Residential on the 8200 block of Keystone Avenue, on September 17 at 12:30 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person attempted to gain entry through the victim’s bedroom window.

Burglary/Residential on the 7800 block of Leclaire Avenue, between September 17 at 6:30 p.m. and September 18 at 12:05 a.m.  Reported:  09/18/2016

Unknown person(s) pried open a side door and ransacked the home.  Jewelry, medicine, credit cards and keys were reported stolen. 

Burglary from Motor Vehicle
Burglary to Motor Vehicle on the 8900 block of Ewing Avenue, on September 17 at 8:59 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) stole cash from inside a parked vehicle.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 9000 block of Ewing Avenue, between September 16 at 7:30 p.m. and September 17 at 9:20 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) entered an unsecured vehicle.  The vehicle was reportedly rummaged through but nothing was reported stolen.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 4600 block of Brummel Street, between September 16 at 9:30 p.m. and September 17 at 2:15 p.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) stole cash from inside the unlocked vehicle.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 8500 block of Niles Center Road, between September 16 at 9:15 p.m. and September 17 at 7:15 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) entered a vehicle by unknown means.  Nothing was reported stolen.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 9300 block of Morgan Avenue, between September 16 at 5:30 p.m. and September 17 at 8:15 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) entered a vehicle by unknown means.  Nothing was reported stolen.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 9100 block of Ewing Avenue, between September 16 at 11:00 a.m. and September 17 at 6:30 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) entered an unlocked vehicle and stole coins.

Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 8100 block of Karlov Avenue, on September 11 between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Reported:  09/18/2016

Unknown person(s) by unknown means entered a vehicle and stole boots and a music cable.

Criminal Damage to Property
Criminal Damage to Property on the 7500 block of Kilbourn Avenue, between September 15 at 5:30 p.m. and September 16 at 8:00 a.m.  Reported:  09/16/2016

Unknown person(s) broke the mirror housing on a vehicle.

Criminal Damage to Property on the 5100 block of Howard Street, between September 16 at 8:00 a.m. and September 17 at 9:27 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) spray painted the victim’s garage.

Criminal Damage to Property on the 5100 block of Howard Street, on September 17 between 12:00 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) spray painted graffiti on the victim’s van.

Theft
Theft at 9725 Woods Drive, on September 16 between 10:17 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Reported:  09/16/2016

Unknown person(s) stole an iPhone from the mailroom.

Identity Theft/Aggravated
Identity Theft/Aggravated on the 7700 block of Crawford Avenue, on September 7 at 12:00 a.m.  Reported:  09/17/2016

Unknown person(s) used the victim’s personal information to obtain a student loan.

Identity Theft
Identity Theft on the 3400 block of Touhy Avenue, between September 17 at 3:00 p.m. and September 18 at 1:00 p.m.  Reported:  09/18/2016

Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s MasterCard that was in the lost and found.  The card was used to purchase items.

Criminal Defacement of Property
Criminal Defacement of Property on the 5200 block of Howard Street, between September 10 at 3:00 p.m. and September 18 at 11:30 a.m.  Reported:  09/18/2016

Unknown person(s) used red spray paint to deface a trash can.

Arrests
Odicho, Merkes, 18, 4719 Church Street, #A1, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 4900 block of Old Orchard Road, on 09/16/2016.

Mousa, Antwan H., 19, 8610 Crawford Avenue, was arrested for Retail Theft on the 4900 block of Old Orchard Road, on 09/16/2016.

Garcia-Valle, Ernesto, 27, 5012 N. Albany, Chicago, was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License on the 7600 block of McCormick Boulevard, on 09/16/2016.

Three Juveniles, (2) 16 & (1) 14, Chicago, were arrested for Burglary from Motor Vehicle on the 8200 block of Skokie Boulevard, on 09/17/2016.

Barkho, Samouiel C., 40, 4306 W. Oakton Street, was arrested for an In-State Warrant on the 8400 block of Keeler Avenue, on 09/17/2016.  Barkho was found to have a Bond Forfeiture Warrant for a Violation of an Order of Protection.  Barkho posted bond and was released.

Cacho, Gabriel Ezekiel, 18, 8844 Bronx Avenue, #1A, was arrested for Driving with a Suspended/Revoked Driver’s License and Driving with a Suspended/Revoked Vehicle Registration on the 4400 block of Main Street, on 09/17/2016.

McClary, Corinthian Parnell, 28, 9818 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, was arrested for Vehicular Invasion on the 5000 block of Dempster Street, on 09/18/2016.  McClary was arrested after taking a purse from inside the victim’s vehicle while the victim was in the vehicle.

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

  • Morton Grove Police Chief, Michael Simo, recently sent Chief Scarpelli a letter of thanks for Officer Larson's assistance with a fatal crash investigation where the suspect fled the scene on foot. Officer Larson and his K-9 partner, "Jasko" were able to provide good leads and the suspect was eventually apprehended and charged.  Chief Simo was very appreciative of Officer Larson and Jasko's assistance.
     
  • A Skokie school superintendent recently emailed Skokie Police Chief Scarpelli to thank him for organizing the National Night Out event on August 2 at Gross Point Park.  She said, "Thank you for a fantastic event.  The Skokie community is privileged to be served by such a professional police department."
     
  • 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.  

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.


Archives