Sunday, December 28, 2014

community alert: theft of car wheels

From Chicago Police 22nd district:

Wanted for Theft of Car Wheels 22nd District (Morgan Park)

About This Crime:
This alert gives notice to residents of the Morgan Park (22nd) District of five recent Theft incidents that occurred in the Beverly neighborhood on December 9th, 10th & 17th. In all of these incidents, unknown offenders use a hydraulic jack to lift up a car, remove all four wheels from the car, and leave the car on cinderblocks. Three of the thefts occur in the daytime in the area of the Metra Tracks while the owners were at work. The other two thefts occurred during the midnight hours on the 9900 Block of Western and 11000 block of Campbell.

About The Offenders:
On December 5th one Male African American Adult and one Juvenile were arrested for taking the wheels off a car on the 9400 Block of South Damen. Offenders were driving a Purple Monte Carlo. This car may still be involved in the recent thefts.
Safety Tips:
  •   Consider installing an audible car alarm on your auto.
  •   Park your car in a well lit and high traffic area.
  •   Be aware of this situation and alert neighbors in the area about this crime.
  •   Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people
    including any vehicle description and license plate information.

    If you have any information about this incident call:
    Area South Property Crimes Bureau at 312-747-8273
    Reference RD#s HX-536281, HX-536903, HX-537611, HX-537900, HX-546027 

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