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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Tuesday September 11th, 2012 :: 12:13 p.m. CDT

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Community Alert: Residential Burglary Incidents in the 19th District (Town Hall)

Bureau of Detectives – Area North
Alert # 630-12-24

September 11, 2012
Community Alert
Residential Burglary Incidents
19th District (Town Hall)

About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to residents of the 19th District of several residential burglaries which have occurred primarily during overnight hours while residents are asleep. Offender(s) gain access to the residence usually through open/unlocked windows or doors. The offender(s) avoids contact with the occupants and removes property.

Incident times and locations:
· 1500 block of N. Wilson Ave., Saturday/Sunday August 04/05 2012 from 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
· 3000 block of N. Seminary Ave., Sunday August 05 2012 at approximately 9:00 PM.
· 600 block of W. Surf St., Tuesday August 14, 2012 at approximately 7:20 PM.
· 3500 block of N. Sheffield Ave., Thursday August 16, 2012 at approximately 4:30 AM.
· 3100 block of N. Racine Ave., Saturday August 25, 2012 at approximately 3:00 AM.
· 1200 block of W. Newport Ave., Saturday August 25, 2012 at approximately 3:00 AM.
· 3800 block of N. Hermitage Ave., Sunday August 26, 2012 at approximately 6:00 AM.
· 3500 block of N. Seminary Ave., Sunday August 26, 2012 between 2:00 AM and 11:00 AM.
· 3600 block of N. Ravenswood Ave., Wednesday August 29, 2012 at approximately 12:00 AM.
· 800 block of W. Newport Ave., August 31, 2012 at approximately 12:20 AM.
· 3000 block of N. Sheffield Ave., Saturday September 08, 2012 between 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM.
· 800 block of W. Roscoe St., Saturday September 08, 2012 between 3:00 AM and 9:00 AM.
· 500 block of W. Belmont Ave., Saturday September 08, 2012 between 12:00 AM and 8:00 AM.
· 1300 block of W. Barry Ave., Monday September 10, 2012 between 7:30 PM and 7:00 AM.

About the Offenders:
The offender has been described as a male black between 18-35 years of age, 5'07" tall in two burglaries. In one case, the offender has been described as a male Hispanic 20-25 years of age 140-160 lbs. with brown eyes, black hair and an olive complexion.

What you can do:
· Be aware of this situation and alert neighbors in the area about this crime.
· Install locking devices to all windows and doors and engage locks.
· Remove shrubs or any obstructions that block view of windows.
· Remove ladders and other objects outside that may provide access to 2nd floor windows or doors.
· Consider installing motion detectors and alarms for your residence and garage.
· If an offender is observed in your residence, call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s).

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North at (312) 744-8263

Reference: P12-N-099A
HV416604, HV417643, HV430626, HV432563, HV446049, HV446053, HV447448, HV448268, HV451636, HV454530, HV466472, HV466603, HV466695, HV469164

Instructions:

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North at (312) 744-8263

Address/Location
Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
3510 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 312-744-4000

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Event:
Criminal Activity

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