Safety Alert -  Garage Burglaries
Dear Neighbor,

The 18th District Police have issued an alert regarding several reported garage burglaries in the area. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) enter unlocked or open garages to steal property.
We are awaiting a description of the suspect(s) but we can share the following:

The garage burglaries occurred at:
  • 1000 block of West Webster Avenue June 8, 2017 in the morning.
  • 1000 block of North Larrabee Street June 9, 2017 in the afternoon.
  • 2000 block of North Racine Avenue June 16-17, 2017 in the late evening hours to early morning hours. 
  • 2300 block of North Bosworth Avenue June 16, 2017 in the afternoon.
  • 2200 block of North Racine Avenue June 18, 2017 in the morning.
  • 2000 block of North Halsted Street June 19, 2017 in the morning.
  • 1900 block of North Lincoln Avenue June 21-23, 2017 in the evening. 
  • 1700 block of North Fremont Street June 22-23, 2017 in the evening. 
  • 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue June 28-30, 2017 in the evening. 
  • 2200 block of North Greenview Avenue June 8-9, 2017 in the evening. 
  • 1600 block of North Bissell Street July 18, 2017 in the evening. 
  • 2200 block of North Greenview Avenue July 20, 2017 in the morning. 
  • 2100 block of North Wayne Street July 23, 2017 in the evening.
What you can do:
  • Keep garage door locked and windows secure at all times. 
  • If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for investigating Detectives, who may be reached by calling (312) 747-8380.
  • If you are a victim, do not touch anything, contact the police immediately.
  • Keep a record of property serial numbers. 
  • Call 9-1-1 immediately with detailed description of any suspicious individual, be sure to include any vehicle description and license plate information in the report. Additionally, report "top to bottom" information like hair color and the kind of shoes the suspect was wearing. 
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Please remember to follow these precautions and stay safe,

Michele Signature

Michele Smith
Alderman, 43rd Ward 

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