Tuesday, June 14, 2016

CPD Issues Burglary Alert for Clearing and Garfield Ridge Neighborhoods

Chicago Police have issued a community alert relating to six garage burglaries that occurred in recent weeks in Garfield Ridge and Clearing.

Police did not disclose what had been stolen in the various crimes.

Incident locations:

• 6100 block of South Austin on Friday, May 27.
• 6600 block of West 63rd Place on Tuesday, May 31.
• 5900 block of West 63rd Place on Tuesday, May 31.
• 6200 block of South Mason on Tuesday, June 7.
• 6200 block of South Massasoit on Saturday, June 11.
• 5200 block of South Normandy on Sunday, June 12.

Police offered this advice:

• Keep the perimeter of your property well lit.
• Report suspicious activity immediately.
• Keep doors and windows secured.
• Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks.
• If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for
investigating detectives.
• Make an agreement with your neighbors to watch each other's homes for suspicious
• If you are a victim, do not touch anything, and call police immediately.
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information.

If you have any useful information to share about these crimes, contact the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at (312) 747-8382 and refer to crime pattern P16-1-135.




  1. Thank you Southwest Chicago Post

  2. need police to give out more tickets to the people blowing thru stop signs --some don't even slow down

  3. with the 4th of july comming up need to stop all illegal fireworks---areial bombs and sky rockets

  4. need a multi language translator so people can talk to each other

  5. need more police to stop speeding on residential streets

  6. need to ticket cars that don't have chicago veheical stickers have some on my block that cars have been parking here for a few years,,,with suburban stickers and was told that they could just be visiting ---for years????

  7. need to get health dept around to check some houses that have people living in basements with no second way of getting out in a emergency