Monday, May 26, 2014

BAR-B-SCREWED: Grills Stolen From Wrigleyville Yards

If ain't nailed down, they'll take it.

On at least two occasions this weekend, police have been called to Wrigleyville homes after residents reported seeing a group of people stealing their neighbors' barbecue grills.

The first report came in at 3:45 Saturday afternoon from the 3800 block of Wilton. Officers came up empty-handed in their search for four male suspects who reportedly stole a grill and outdoor chairs.

Around 12:30PM on Memorial Day, another resident who lives across the alley from the first incident reported three people stealing his neighbor's grill. Officers caught up with two suspects at Fremont and Waveland and another at Halsted and Waveland. They were positively identified by the 911 caller.

Unfortunately, the grill's owner was not on-scene and police could not arrest the trio without having a signed complaint.

On the other hand, one of the three was suspected to have been involved in a shoplifting at a nearby Walgreens about an hour before the grill heist. His identity was confirmed and police arrested him in connection with that matter.

The three perpetrators this morning are described as:
1) Male, black, wearing a red tee shirt (arrested)
2) Male, black, heavy build, wearing a black tee shirt
3) Male, black, dressed as a woman in a long blue maxi dress.
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11 comments:

  1. http://www.suntimes.com/news/27527097-418/2-men-accused-of-trying-to-steal-fire-hydrants-on-south-side.html#.U4PagmdOVMt

    Never happened in Detroit yet either. LOL!!!!!!!!! (Although according to the headline they were only "accused", they did have one in the back of their pick-up truck. I'll bet "da man" planted it).

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  2. I swear, they will take anything. Get a job.

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  3. Yet, this area is down over 100 Police Officers, since Rahm and McCarthy came into power!

    No Police Officers taking reports, equal less crime reported! There is your decline in stats!

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  4. You get the government you vote for.

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    1. I didn't vote for any of them, but who knew *this would happen? Hindisight is 20/20.

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    2. I did! I pay attention, Rahm ran on the concept of "smarter" government, read into that as more with less. Conceptually I would be all for smaller government but knowing what a douche Rahm is I just knew he meant more tax money for his pet projects less money for stupid stuff like police, fire and decent streets

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  5. If Tiny Tunney and Rahm march in the Pride Parade, PLEASE BOO THEIR ASSES when they walk by. We have the perfect venue to protest their inactions yet I suspect everyone will applaud and chase after them for a selfie.

    If a republican was marching in the parade that supported gay rights, the queens would be booing them all the way through. But the likes of Rahm and Tunney and idiot Quinn will be treated like the second coming of Elvis.

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    1. Apparently you've never witnessed the warm and effusive reception our state's Republican comptroller, Judy Baar Topinka ,always receives when she appears at the Pride parade.

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    2. Indeed, billyjoe. The original poster is more concerned with making a political statement than addressing the issue at hand.

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    3. You've proven my point perfectly - I'm sure you'll be in the voter booth pulling the lever for Rahm and Tunney. Judy's a rare exception to the rule.

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  6. I saw a man fitting the second description yesterday, walking north on Broadway with a medium-sized grill in one hand, and an open bag of charcoal in the other. My first thought was, "who walks around with a grill that big?", and then my second thought was self-chastising, because I reasoned maybe he was taking it to a friend's to grill out. Huh. Looks like my first thought was more on-track. Kudos to the one in a maxi-dress - you go, honey.

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