A woman calls 911 to report that a cross-dressing offender is threatening to shoot her and others inside the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted. Officers arrive about 9 minutes later. No arrest or report.
Police are called to the 3500 block of N. Southport after a man allegedly steals a cell phone from a nearby store. The offender is described as a male, black, 20 years old, with a tattoo on the right side of his neck, wearing a black sweatshirt, camouflage cargo pants, and carrying a messenger bag. No report filed.
Officers conduct a routine street stop after happening upon a 24-year-old man lurking in the alley behind 911 W. Belmont. A records check indicates that the man, whose last known address is at State and 95th, is wanted for failing to appear in court on a theft charge. He is taken into custody while officers researched the warrant.