Sunday, November 24, 2013

CENTER OF ATTENTION: Cold Weather Doesn't Slow Police Activity In One Part Of The Hood

This week's cold weather kept a lid on much of the trouble we've come to expect around here. The 3600 block of Halsted remained active, though.

Wednesday 10:58AM
Group of men in the alley at Addison and Halsted are arguing. A Hispanic man dressed in all black is seen flashing a gun. A passing police Marine Unit stops a suspect and some companions outside of Whole Foods, 3640 N. Halsted. No gun is found.

Wednesday 11:31AM
"9 males" are creating a disturbance outside the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, including a Hispanic male dressed in all black. Officers determine that it is the same group they stopped outside of Whole Foods. The group is told to move along. No report.

Thursday 7:32PM
A police unit on patrol reports a "small disturbance" at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted. No report.

Thursday 8:08PM
The Center on Halsted is holding a person for trespassing. Officers arrive to learn that COH security has escorted the man out of their building. No report.

Friday 6:14PM
An officer is flagged down outside of the Center on Halsted by a victim who says that "a man with a chain" threatened to beat him up. One arrest for aggravated assault. CPD case #HW544304.