Friday, August 7, 2020

Garage Burglars Hitting Garfield Ridge

By Tim Hadac
Managing Editor
Southwest Chicago Post

A burglary crew is hitting the south end of Garfield
Ridge, according to an alert issued today by CPD.

Police said the cluster of three crimes involved garages.

Crime scenes (and when the crime occurred and/or was discovered) included:

• 5900 block of South Mulligan at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 19.

• 5800 block of South Rutherford at about 7 a.m. Tuesday, August 4.

• 5800 block of South Oak Park at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday, August 6.

There was no description of the criminals.

Those with useful information to share about any or all the crimes are encouraged to call CPD Area One detectives at (312) 747-8380 and refer to crime pattern P20-1-213.

In the wake of the crimes, police advise:

• 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 activity.
• If you are a victim, do not touch anything; call police immediately.
• If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information.

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