Friday, March 26, 2021

Burglars Hitting West Lawn Garages

By Tim Hadac
Managing Editor
Southwest Chicago Post

Looks like garage burglars are hitting the east end of West

CPD released a community alert at 5:16 p.m. Friday, March 26 that noted that several garages have been hit at different times:

• 3700 block of West 69th Street on March 4.
• 3800 block of West 68th Place on March 16.
• 3600 block of West Marquette Road on March 23.
• 3700 block of West Marquette Road on March 23.

Those with useful information to share about the crimes are asked to call CPD Area 1 detectives at (312) 747-8382 and refer to crime pattern P21-1-039.

In the wake of the crimes, police offer 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 a copy of the incident for 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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