Wednesday, June 26, 2013

BLOTTER: Another Suspicious Fire On Newport; Taffy-Taking Tots

Three "kids" shoplifted at 1:30AM. The gentleman pictured above was not involved.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013
9:15PM: Officers handled a disturbance between a man and woman on the Belmont L station platform. The man had been pepper-sprayed in the eyes and was treated by an ambulance crew.

11:21PM: The fire department extinguished a trash fire near the L tracks at Newport and Clark/Sheffield.  Two suspicious fires were extinguished in the same area on June 15.
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
12:04AM: Officers arrested a customer for fighting inside F.O. Mahoney’s bar, 3701 N. Broadway.

1:29AM: A cashier at the Shell/Circle K, 801 W. Addison reported that three black male "kids," one in a striped shirt, one in a red shirt, and one in a black shirt, stole taffy from the store. Officers located the nascent night owls two blocks away in the 3400 block of N. Halsted.  No charges filed.