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Be part of creating 2021 Chicago Police strategies for the 12th and 14th Districts

Date: 
10/21/2020
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Residents in both the 12th and 14th Chicago Police Department Districts which include Chicago's West Town community as well as part of Humboldt Park and Logan Square can be part of starting the creative process by district for their respective 2021 Police Strategic Plan. The process starts Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m., virtually.

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Arson and battery charges amid surge of fire calls in Logan Square

Date: 
10/19/2020
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Luis E. Ramirez, a 54 year-old convicted felon, was booked in a set of arson incidents and a battery case on Friday, Oct. 16. 

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Victoria Guzman missing: Help locate

Date: 
09/22/2020
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A resident of the 1300 block of N. Maplewood Ave., Victoria Guzman was last seen on Fri., Sept. 18. 

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Armed Robbery alert from CPD's 12th District

Date: 
09/21/2020
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In the Chicago Police Department's 12th District, five Armed Robberies in September, prompted an alert to residents. 

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Warning: Car thefts in CPD's 14th District

Date: 
09/18/2020
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Recent Motor Vehicle Thefts in the Chicago Police Department's 14th District prompted a warning to residents about two incidents east of Western Ave. 

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Missing Person: Elvert Berry

Date: 
09/11/2020
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Elvert Berry is a missing person, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). He may be in the West Town community area. 

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Murder suspect charged in young woman's stabbing at Walgreens in Wicker Park

Date: 
09/08/2020
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Sincere Williams of the 1400 block of N. Sedgwick has been charged with one felony count of Murder-First Degree at 12:15 p.m. today, in the fatal stabbing of Olga Maria Calderon at Walgreens, 1372 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Wicker Park, during the morning of Sun., Sept. 6. 

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Fatal stabbing in Walgreens in Wicker Park

Date: 
09/06/2020
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UPDATE:
The coroner's office cause of death is stated as "multiple sharp force injuries" for Olga Maria Calderon, a white female.

At 9:36 a.m., Sunday, September 6, a 32-year-old female employee was stabbed to death in Walgreens, 1372 N. Milwaukee Ave., according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). 

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Stolen car recovered in Wicker Park

Date: 
08/29/2020
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The owner of a 2009 black Volkswagen Jetta parked his car on July 26 but it was missing the next day. 

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Robber went for cash not doughnuts in Wicker Park

Date: 
08/29/2020
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Displaying a handgun in his waistband, a black male demanded two cashiers at the Dunkin' Donuts in the 1200 block of N. Ashland to open the registers at approximately 7:55 p.m., Mon., Aug. 24. 

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Armed robbery in Wicker Park

Date: 
08/22/2020
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A 23-year-old man fell victim to an armed robber at approximately 11 p.m. on Thurs, Aug. 20, in the 1600 block of N. Paulina, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD).

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Three shot on edge of Ukrainian Village

Date: 
08/21/2020
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Three were shot in a commercial business in the 1100 block of N. Western Ave. at approximately 2:30 p.m., Fri., Aug. 21.

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Two Chicago Ave. looters charged

Date: 
08/18/2020
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Two looters who hit businesses during the 2400 block of W. Chicago Ave. looting spree on Aug. 10 have been charged with felonies, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). Both are in jail. 

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Why are there so many carjackings?

Date: 
08/14/2020
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With four carjacking incidents within the Chicago Police Department's 14th District since Sunday, covering Wicker Park, Bucktown and in other parts of Chicago's West Town Community, residents are asking "Why?"

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Two carjackings in Wicker Park in 24 hours

Date: 
08/10/2020
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The first of two carjackings in the Wicker Park area within 24-hours occurred, Sun., Aug. 9 at 9:50 p.m. The second at 9:40 a.m., Mon.,  Aug. 10, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Man shot in Airbnb on Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park

Date: 
08/08/2020
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At 1:38 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, in the 1400 block of Milwaukee Ave., a 30-year-old man was shot in his left thigh, according to the Chicago Police Department. The unit is reported to be a in a pricey Airbnb apartment. 

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Check out new 12th District Commander Gabriella Shemash's "DNA"

Date: 
08/07/2020
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While you may recognize Chicago Police Department's (CPD) new 12th District Commander Gabriella Shemash as an officer from the night shift, chances are you didn't know about her link to how DNA is now handled at CPD. 

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Robber with a knife alert directed at Logan Square businesses from CPD's 14th District

Date: 
08/01/2020
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Brandishing a knife, a robber has entered three Logan Square businesses in the last few days announcing that he is going to rob their business, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Armed robbery and aggravated hijacking alert from CPD's 12th District

Date: 
07/30/2020
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A community alert regarding armed robbery and aggravated vehicle hijacking from Chicago Police Department's 12th District was prompted by five incidents in the District's near west section since July 21. 

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Residential Burglaries cause Chicago Police Department's 12th District to alert residents

Date: 
07/24/2020
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Burglars pried open doors or broke in windows to enter residents in the 12th Chicago Police Department  from the end of June to mid-July.  That has prompted the District to alert residents. 

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