Officers have rounded up a large group of shoplifters who stormed out of the Circle K convenience store at Halsted and Addison with gobs of merchandise.
The store clerk reported that 10 to 15 black men and black women, most wearing fatigue-style pants, fled on foot.
4:20AM Saturday, December 28
Residents report a large crowd outside of Circuit nightclub, 3641 N. Halsted. Officers on their way to another call confirm that "about 100 people" are on the streets and sidewalk at that location. A series of fights reportedly broke out before police dispersed the crowd.
The district ran out of officers again Saturday morning. This is the 31st time since late June that our area entered "Radio Assignments Pending" status. Today's shortage ran from 2:33AM until 4:22AM.
A concerned citizen reported a bad smell emanating from an apartment in the 600 block of
Police arrived, saw "lots of large flies on the inside of the window" and immediately investigated.
Their findings? "Turns out it’s a bunch of 20-something girls that have cleanliness issues."