Sunday, 1:44AM: 21-year-old man is down and bleeding at Buckingham and Halsted. Cause of the blood flow is unknown. He is taken to Illinois Masonic.
Sunday, 2:35AM: A caller from Progress bar reports a man with blood pouring from his face yelling on the street at Halsted and Roscoe. Officers say the man has been "cut pretty good" by a glass or bottle. He, too, is taken to Illinois Masonic. At 6:30PM on Sunday, a nurse requests police service at Masonic to file a battery report for the victim who claims he was "assaulted in a bar." Based on his allegations, officers secure license information at Progress. The incident is recorded as an aggravated battery in case HX213495.
Belmont Gets Its Groove BackMmm. You can almost smell the "springtime excitement" returning to Belmont.
Today, 12:38AM: Belmont and Halsted. Resident says there's a man dressed as a woman in his back yard and he won't leave.
Today, 12:39AM: The Subway restaurant, 901 W. Belmont, reports their first three cross-dressing prostitutes of the new year. The three are walking in and out of the store, soliciting for business.
Today, 10:41AM: Officers come across a battery in progress at the Belmont Red Line station. One arrest.
Burglary BeatYesterday, 11:30AM: A man calls police from Sheridan and Irving Park Road. Someone burglarized his apartment while he was asleep. Case HX216723.
Other recent burglaries:
- 3800 block of Wilton. Forcible entry to an apartment in a 3-story graystone.
- 2700 block of Pine Grove. Unlawful entry.