Thursday, September 27, 2018

Crime News Update

Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District. For example, it typically does not include news of crimes committed in the eastern and southern sectors of the district---because the Southwest Chicago Post's coverage area is primarily the neighborhoods that border Midway Airport and secondarily because including the relatively large volume of crime news from elsewhere in the district would be a logistical challenge. We make this note to offer a little helpful perspective and remind everyone that while crime is definitely a concern in all parts of the district (as it always has been), crime remains relatively low overall in the western section of the district. May all of us work together diligently to keep it that way. May all of us also remember that a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Teen shot in West Lawn
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left hip and right leg in a crime that occurred in the 3700 block of West 62nd Street at about 4:40 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. The victim took himself to Holy Cross Hospital. No one is in custody. Police offered no details on the shooter.

Man shot in West Elsdon
An 18-year-old man was shot during an argument with another person in the 3700 block of West 52nd Street at 4:39 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. The victim took himself to Holy Cross Hospital. He was later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. Police did not provide a description of the shooter. No one is in custody.



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Want to work directly with Chicago Police to prevent crime in your neighborhood? If you live in Beats 822 or 824 (see map), come to Hern├índez Middle School, 3510 W. 55th St., at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 2 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear updates on crime in your neighborhood and learn how you can work with neighbors and police to make the community safer and better for all.



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Say man pushed woman to the ground, stole her car
Juan Macias


A 19-year-old West Elsdon man was charged with vehicular hijacking after he allegedly stole a 42-year-old South Side woman’s car in the 4600 block of West 61st Street at 12:50 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.

Juan Pablo Macias, of the 5800 block of South Kildare, was arrested at 63rd and Kolin after the victim’s OnStar service tracked the vehicle for police.

The victim reported that as she exited her vehicle, Macias approached her, pushed her to the ground and then sped away in her car.

Police said that when they searched Macias, they found the victim’s bank card and cash. Her purse was not recovered, police added.





Man arrested twice this month

A 52-year-old Clearing man was charged with burglary after he was arrested by police at
Kevin Webber
3:09 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 in front of 5751 S. Archer.


Kevin T. Webber, of the 5800 block of West 64th Place, allegedly stole an estimated $2,000 worth of meat from Tequila restaurant, 5728 S. Archer, over three nights—Sept. 11-13.

The restaurant’s owner reported the crime to police at 11:35 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14. He said the burglar jumped a back fence and broke a lock on another fence to get at the meat—stored in coolers while the restaurant’s interior is being renovated.

Webber was arrested by an officer who said he recognized Webber from video surveillance footage supplied to police by Tequila. There was no indication if the missing meat was returned.

Webber also was arrested at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 on the block where he lives. He was charged with criminal trespass to a residence. According to police, Webber entered a home on that block back on Aug. 11 and stole property. They offered no other information.





Domino’s driver robbed of pizzas
A 37-year-old Bridgeport man working as a drover for the Domino’s Pizza at 54th and Harlem was robbed as he made a delivery near 45th and Lavergne. The victim told police that as he got out of his vehicle in front of 4440 S. Lavergne, a man walked up and said he was the customer. When the driver asked for identification to match the credit card used to pay for the pizzas, the man put his hand to his waistband, implying he had a weapon. Seeing two other men standing behind his vehicle, the driver surrendered the pizzas—valued at about $41. The three bandits were described only as black men.



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Threw cup of bleach at me, person claims
Bernard Trumbla


A 28-year-old Archer Heights man was charged with domestic battery after he was arrested in the 5100 block of South Archer at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.


Bernard W. Trumbla, of the 5000 block of South Archer allegedly threw a cup of bleach at another person, hitting that person’s t-shirt.


The victim had no visible injuries, police said, and refused medical care.

According to public records, Trumbla has been arrested four times by CPD since 2014, on charges that included reckless conduct and possession of a controlled substance.




Woman slapped, punched by boyfriend who flees
A 26-year-old woman was reportedly beaten by her 27-year-old boyfriend as they sat in his car in the 5700 block of South Nottingham at 9:53 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Police responding to a 911 call found that the man had fled the scene in his car. The woman told police that during an argument, her boyfriend slapped her, yanked on her hair and punched her in the face. The victim refused medical attention, police added. Both the victim and her boyfriend live in Normal, Ill., according to police. The suspect remains at large.





Charge Indiana man with vehicle-related crime
Mark Harris



A 56-year-old Indiana man was charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle after he was arrested at 6:32 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in front of 5404 S. Laramie.


Mark Harris, of the 8900 block of White Oak in Munster, allegedly “entered the victim's vehicle without permission and attempted to flee the scene. [Harris] was apprehended without incident,” according to police, who refused to provide additional details.






Garage on Lawler burglarized
Burglars broke into a garage in the 4800 block of South Lawler and stole assorted power tools. They also entered a vehicle parked inside and stole a stereo system and a wallet that contained a debit card and about $100 cash. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 30-year-old man, at 5:40 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.



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Want to work directly with Chicago Police to prevent crime in your neighborhood? If you live in Beats 815 or 821 (see map above), come to St. Bruno School (south end, St. Joseph Room), 4839 S. Harding, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 3 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear updates on crime in your neighborhood and learn how you can work with neighbors and police to make the community safer and better for all.


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Bust two Gage Park men on drug rap
Manuel Guzman



Two Gage Park men were charged with felony possession of a controlled substance during a traffic stop in front of 4741 S. Keeler at 3:01 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.


Manuel Guzman, 44, of the 5700 block of South Campbell, and Eric Flores, 23, of the 3000 block of West 53rd Place, were apprehended without incident.


Police did not say what controlled substance they reportedly
Eric Flores
found.



According to public records, Flores has been arrested nine times by CPD since 2014, on charges that included aggravated assault, criminal trespass to vehicles and cruelty to animals










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Want to work directly with Chicago Police to prevent crime in your neighborhood? If you live in Beat 834 (see map above), come to Bogan High School, 3939 W. 79th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear updates on crime in your neighborhood and learn how you can work with neighbors and police to make the community safer and better for all.


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Burglars swipe valuables from sleeping senior
Burglars entered a home in the 4700 block of South Springfield and stole a Bulova watch, a gold chain, a pearl earring and about $120 cash. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 93-year-old man, at about 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. The victim told police he was asleep while the crime occurred.

Beat me with a belt, man says
Reginald Gladney


A 54-year-old man was charged with battery after he allegedly beat another man with a belt in the 4600 block of West 59th Street at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14.

Reginald E. Gladney was apprehended “after he was observed making verbal threats to the male victim, 41,” a CPD spokesman said. “The offender proceeded to strike the victim with his belt. The victim refused medical attention. Offender refused to give his residential address.”

According to public records, Gladney has been arrested nine times by CPD since 2016, on such charges as retail theft and aggravated assault.





Claim Berwyn man burglarized Archer Heights garage
Marcus Serrano


A 34-year-old Berwyn man was charged with burglary after he was arrested at Chicago Lawn (8th) District Police headquarters at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Marcus Serrano, of the 3100 block of South Harlem, “was observed on video matching the same description of an offender entering a garage at 4700 block of South Tripp,” a CPD spokesman said. “[Serrano] was observed leaving the garage with a generator which he did not have permission to take.”

Police did not say when the burglary occurred or if the generator was returned to its owner. 

According to public records, Serrano has been arrested five times by CPD since 2014, on such charges as theft and criminal trespass to a vehicle.






School employee robbed in parking lot
A 40-year-old West Lawn man was robbed as he sat in his car in the Acero schools campus at 47th and Kildare at 5:49 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. The victim, a school employee, told police that one man reached in the driver’s side window and held him down while another opened the passenger-side door and stole a radio, a set of keys and his Chicago Public Schools ID card. They then ran away south of 47th Street. They were described only as black men age 28-30.




Accuse man of shoplifting at Archer Ave. grocery store
Ryan Bowen


A 27-year-old Clearing man was charged with retail theft after he allegedly stole merchandise from Shop & Save Market, 5829 S. Archer, at 5:20 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. 

Ryan Bowen, of the 6100 block of West 64th Place, “was arrested after walking past the last point of purchase at with items he did not pay for,” a CPD spokesman said. “He was identified by an employee of the establishment and subsequently placed into custody.” 

According to public records, Bowen has been arrested nine times by CPD since 2014, on such charges as assault, reckless conduct, criminal trespass to vehicles, possession of a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance and theft.







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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Rats Are Big Topic at Crime Meeting

Rodent hunters offer straight talk about pests

By Joan Hadac
Editor and Publisher
Southwest Chicago Post

While crime usually dominates discussions at Garfield Ridge
Neighborhood Watch meetings, burglary and robbery took a backseat this month, as rats nosed their way to the front.

Two top officials from the Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation’s Bureau of Rodent Control offered straight-talking advice and fielded audience questions—more questions than any other topic brought up at the meeting, by far.

“The rats ain’t there because they like the neighborhood,” said Frank Gallardo, a Streets and San assistant superintendent, as the audience of nearly 100 people chuckled. “They’re here for the food, the garbage, whatever we leave out there for them to eat.”

The monthly meeting was held in Brennan Hall at St. Daniel the Prophet Church. 

Gallardo and his frontline co-worker, Harold Ross, repeatedly implored Southwest Siders to clean up after their dogs and other pets.


Baiting a burrow in an alley.
“Pet owners have to be meticulous about cleaning up after your animals,” Ross said. “Rats eat dog excrement. If we put bait down, if we put poison down, but over there is some dog poop, the rats will eat the poop. Real simple.”

Ross also addressed those who feed wild animals.

“Bird feeders are an issue,” he said. “I know a lot of people like to feed the birds; but let God feed the birds. When you put the bird feeder out, the squirrels are going to come and get it. The squirrels are going to knock the suet and the seeds on the ground; and now it’s not bird food no more. Now it’s rat food, and the oil [in the suet] attracts rats.”

GRNW President Al Cacciottolo, himself the 23rd Ward Streets and San superintendent, chimed in with a story about a woman living near 54th and Central. He noted that the woman complained about rats, but then he learned that she regularly threw bread on the ground to feed birds.


“She said that the birds eat all the bread, but I told her that there are still crumbs on the ground [after the birds fly away with the larger pieces],” he said. “That’s food for rats.”

Gallardo encouraged everyone with a complaint about rats to call 311 and describe the problem with as much relevant detail as possible, including the exact address of the problem. City workers will apply bait to burrows on private property, with the consent of the owner by appointment.

“If your neighbor has a problem picking up their dog’s poop, call us,” Ross said. “Frank and I have no problem coming out and writing a ticket, fining them.”

In response to a question from a woman who talked about neighbors who throw peanuts in their grass for squirrels to eat (but who may be unintentionally feeding rats), Ross discouraged people from confronting neighbors.

“Rather than get in a pissing contest with your neighbor, just call us and give us the address,” he said. “We’ll take care of it.”

Ross added that some homeowners with rat burrows in their yards actually resist Rodent Control’s efforts.

“Some people say, ‘Well, I don’t want you coming to my yard and putting poison down,’” he said.

“Well, if you don’t want us coming in your yard, then you have to do something about it. If you’ve got rat holes in there, it’s going to start costing you money. That’s where I come in…and I enjoy my job,” he added, as the audience laughed and applauded.

In response to an audience question, Ross noted that rats can burrow as far as eight feet into the ground, which brought gasps from some audience members.

“That’s why we hope for a deep freeze in the winter,” he said. “We haven’t have a good, deep freeze in Chicago since the early ‘80s. We could use that because it would solve half our problems. See, [in an unusually cold winter] the rats will burrow way down deep and start to cannibalize each other. They become their own food source.”

City Hall fielded more than 42,000 rat-related complaints last year, but Gallardo said more calls are welcome. He said that Rodent Control has 25 crews working citywide, and most complaints are addressed in two or three days.

“Only the police and fire departments are faster,” Ross said.
In response to questions, Ross also said that feral cats, raccoons and opossums can help limit rat populations, but they themselves can become problems for people if they multiply too quickly.

Throughout the discussion, Ross minced no words about his view of rats.

“You’ve got some [animal rights groups] out here who want to get rid of rats humanely,” he said. “Look, I’m a garbage man. I kill rats. It’s real simple. There’s nothing humane about this.

“Some people say we should capture the rats and release them into the forest preserve. Well, if you do that, they’re going to mate, multiply and come right back. I believe in killing the rats,” he added, as the audience burst into applause again.

Ross was asked if his bureau responds to calls about snakes.

“No, that’s not us. That’s Animal Control; but if I see one, I’ll stomp on it for you,” Ross quipped, as audience members laughed.


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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Alert Man Helps Nab Accused Thief

Hears scanner report, spots suspect, calls cops

By Tim Hadac
Managing Editor
Southwest Chicago Post

An alert 53-year-old Garfield Ridge man’s actions are being credited with helping Orland Park Police nab a man who allegedly stole a $7,500 engagement ring from a jeweler in Orland Square Mall.


The good Samaritan said that as he and his girlfriend drove to the Michaels crafts store at 151st and LaGrange Road at about noon Friday, Sept. 14, he was using his handheld scanner to monitor suburban police and fire calls.

“Fortunately, Orland Park's Police channels are non-secure, analog conventional and made available to the general public—for the good guys and gals to listen to,” he said. 

As he heard the call about the theft (which included a
description of the suspect and which noted that he ran west across LaGrange Road), he jokingly asked his girlfriend, "Wouldn't it be just my luck if we ran into him at Michaels?”
“As I was walking into the store, I couldn't believe it,” the Garfield Ridge man continued. “Standing in front of me was a ‘possible’ offender--same race, physical description…he was acting very suspicious in the store and frequently staring out the front of the store as if he was waiting for a ride. He was pacing the aisles of the store, and just acting suspiciously.”

The good Samaritan stepped outside the store and called 911 to alert Orland Park Police.

They responded and apprehended 24-year-old Terrence T.
Terrence Sanders
Sanders, of south suburban Richton Park.


An OPPD commander said that Sanders posed as a customer at the Jared jewelry store in the mall but then snatched the 2.5 karat, white gold engagement ring from a clerk and then fled on foot.

The commander added that Sanders was positively identified by a Jared employee, and that the ring was recovered from Sanders.

Sanders was charged with one count of felony retail theft and held in lockup pending a bond hearing the next day.

The good Samaritan said that among other things, the incident showed the value of police departments having non-encrypted communications systems accessible to the public.

This is a perfect example of a law-abiding citizen who is alert, aware and willing to get involved. Could have looked the other way, but didn't. An example for all of us to emulate. A tip of our cap to this good Samaritan!


Crime News Update

Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District. For example, it typically does not include news of crimes committed in the eastern and southern sectors of the district---because the Southwest Chicago Post's coverage area is primarily the neighborhoods that border Midway Airport and secondarily because including the relatively large volume of crime news from elsewhere in the district would be a logistical challenge. We make this note to offer a little helpful perspective and remind everyone that while crime is definitely a concern in all parts of the district (as it always has been), crime remains relatively low overall in the western section of the district. May all of us work together diligently to keep it that way. May all of us also remember that a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Two men hit in drive-by shooting
Two men were shot as they sat on a front porch in the 3500 block of West 80th Street at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. One victim, age 29, was shot three times—once in each arm and once in the leg. The other victim, age 26, was shot in the arm. Both were transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where they were listed in stable condition. CPD did not provide a description of the shooter or the vehicle fired from. No one is in custody.



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Want to work directly with Chicago Police to prevent crime in your neighborhood? If you live in Beats 813 or 833 (see map), come to West Lawn Park, 4233 W. 65th St., at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 25 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear updates on crime in your neighborhood and learn how you can work with neighbors and police to make the community safer and better for all.


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Charge man with beating, robbing teenager
Manuel Robles



A 24-year-old Chicago Lawn man was charged with robbery, kidnapping and unlawful restraint after he was arrested in the 6200 block of South Francisco at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.

Manuel D. Robles lives on the block where he was arrested.

According to police, the victim—a 17-year-old boy--“was pulled into an apartment building, battered and had his property taken by force. [Robles] struck him and then prevented him from leaving the building by holding the door closed.”

According to public records, Robles has been arrested five times by CPD since 2014, on such charges as reckless conduct, retail theft and failure to appear in court.






Claim West Elsdon man beat, choked another man three months ago
Mac Ferek



A 26-year-old West Elsdon man was charged with aggravated battery and mob action after he was arrested in the 2900 block of West 38th Place at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7.

Mac Ferek, of the 5600 block of South Kenneth, allegedly beat and choked a 26-year-old man in the 5600 block of West 63rd Place at about 1:30 a.m. June 9.


Ferek was arrested near 38th Place and Francisco after police recognized him from an alert that had circulated internally.





Man says he was robbed in alley
A 54-year-old Clearing man told police that he was robbed as he walked down an alley behind 5600 W. 63rd St. at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23. The victim did not report the crime until Friday, Sept. 14, police said. The victim claimed he was walking home when a man walked up and asked to buy a cigarette. When the victim dug in his pocket for a cigarette, the offender punched him in the face and knocked him to the ground. The robber reportedly took the victim’s cellphone and wallet, which the victim said contained $450 cash. The robber was described only as a white man age 30-35.


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Charge Archer Heights man with weapons violation
Edwin Aguero


A 24-year-old Archer Heights man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after he was arrested in front of 4054 W. 47th St. at 1:12 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9.

Edwin Aguero, of the 4000 block of West 47th Street, was found “with a handgun and magazine with live rounds,” a CPD spokesman said.

Police were at the scene after they were “flagged down by a citizen who related that shots were fired at the corner of 47th and Karlov,” the spokesman added.

According to public records, Aguero was arrested by CPD and charged with domestic battery in 2014, also on the 4000 block of West 47th Street.





Burglar swipes meat from restaurant on Archer
A burglar stole an estimated $2,000 worth of meat from Tequilla restaurant, 5728 S. Archer, over three nights—Sept. 11-13. The restaurant’s owner reported the crime to police at 11:35 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14. He said the burglar jumped a back fence and broke a lock on another fence to get at the meat—stored in coolers while the restaurant’s interior is being renovated. Video surveillance footage showed the burglar to be a white man age 35-40, about 170 pounds with a light complexion.





Say West Lawn man took woman’s unattended vehicle
Dario Rodriguez


A 25-year-old West Lawn man was charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle after he allegedly jumped into another person’s unattended vehicle and drove away at about 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 in the 5400 block of South Archer.

Dario Rodriguez, of the 5900 block of South Tripp, was arrested after the victim, a 38-year-old woman, reported the crime and later positively identified Rodriguez, police said.

He was arrested at about 6 p.m. in front of 4300 W. 60th St.

According to public records, Rodriguez has been arrested 15 times by CPD since 2014, on such charges as aggravated assault, reckless conduct, retail theft, battery, criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to land, and defacing CTA property with graffiti.





Nothing taken in restaurant burglary
Burglars used a brick to smash the front-door glass of El Campestre restaurant, 6920 S. Pulaski, but apparently failed to steal anything of value. The crime was discovered by police responding to a burglar alarm just after 4 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. When the restaurant’s owner arrived at 6:30 a.m., he walked through with police and said nothing appeared to be missing. He added that his restaurant has been burglarized four times.





Police say man drove van recklessly

A 23-year-old Ford City man was charged with reckless driving and other offenses after a
Ahmad Abubakr
van he was driving was curbed by police in front of 5838 S. Pulaski at 7:59 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11.


Ahmad Abubakr, of the 4200 block of West 76th Street, was pulled over after officers “observed a white van traveling southbound on Pulaski at a high rate of speed,” a CPD spokesman said. “The vehicle continued traveling southbound, switching lanes multiple times and driving in between cars without using a turning signal. The offender also disregarded a red solid traffic light [at 57th Street].”

Police said that the license plates affixed to the van were registered to a different vehicle. 

They also cited him for driving at least 15 mph above the posted limit, which is 30 mph—but they would not say how fast the van was moving.

According to public records, Abubakr has been arrested three times by CPD since 2016, including once for aggravated assault near 79th and Cicero.





Nothing missing in home burglary
Burglars used a brick to smash the basement window of a home in the 4300 block of West 83rd Street but apparently did not steal anything.The crime was discovered by the victim, a 24-year-old woman, at 4:19 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. The victim told police that the rear door of the home was open when she came home.

Bust suburban man for criminal trespass
Robert Gott



A 45-year-old Arlington Heights man was charged with criminal trespass to a residence after he allegedly refused to leave a home in the 5400 block of South Narragansett at about 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.


Robert M. Gott, of the 200 block of South Dunton Road reportedly had been told to leave numerous times by the home’s owner, a CPD spokesman said.


Tools and more taken in garage on Lamon
Burglars entered a garage in the 5100 block of South Lamon and stole a power washer, an air compressor, two portable heaters, three power nailers, two sets of wrenches and a car battery charger. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 35-year-old man, at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12.





Arrest two on traffic blocking charge
Christopher Canby



Two men were charged with obstruction of traffic by a non-motorist after they were arrested by police at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7901 S. Cicero.


Christopher E. Canby, 39, of the 10900 block of South Lloyd Drive, Worth, and Wayne R. Potenburg, 54, of the 5200 block of West 64th Place, were spotted “walking in the roadway between vehicles, begging for money and impeding the flow of traffic,” a CPD spokesman said.


According to public records, Potenberg has been arrested six times by CPD since 2014, on
Wayne Potenberg
such charges as domestic battery and possession of a controlled substance.



Canby has been arrested five times by CPD since 2014, on charges that included possession of a controlled substance.













Three more people busted in sweep of Cicero Avenue
Kaitlyn Kwak



Three more people have been arrested in what appears to be a police sweep of streetwalking sex workers, panhandlers and others on Cicero Avenue, north of Archer—since CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson publicly vowed to the Archer Heights Civic Association that he would lead the way to eliminate prostitution for good in that area.

• Charged with obstruction of traffic by a non-motorist was 18-year-old Kaitlyn Rose Kwak, of the 4700 block of South Lamon.

She was apprehended at 4:37 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 in front of 4710 S. Cicero.

Police said they spotted her panhandling from motorists at the intersection.
Aitao Luo


According to public records, Kwak was arrested for the same offense across the street, at 4711 S. Cicero, on Aug. 6. According to a published report, Kwak was charged with retail theft last March after she and a 26-year-old Bridgeview man allegedly stole merchandise from the Mariano’s in Evergreen Park. Kwak allegedly stole teeth-whitening strips worth $65


• Charged with prostitution was 37-year-old Aitao Luo, of the 4500 block of South Keating. 


She was arrested at about 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 on the block where she lives.


A CPD spokesman said that Luo was arrested by officers on a vice mission.


• Charged with soliciting a ride on a public roadway was 33-year-old Alicia R. Sartain, of the
Alicia Sartain
9400 Block of Waterfall Glenn, Darien.



She was arrested at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 in front of 4714 S. Kilpatrick.


A CPD spokesman said that Sartain “was observed motioning at passing vehicles in an attempt to solicit a ride.”


According to public records, Sartain has been arrested 12 times by CPD since 2014, on such charges that included possession of a controlled substance





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