Sunday, May 25, 2014

TICK TOCK: With Cops Depleted, Robbery Victims Wait; "Shots Fired" Calls Near Wrigley Bonafide

Silicon Valley Leadership Group
NOTE: Reports of gunshots near the 7-Eleven across from Wrigley Field at Addison and Sheffield around 3:20 this morning are bonafide, according to a CWB source. We are not aware of injuries. CWB will update when additional information is reliably verified.

Further info on shots fired is now up.

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Here's a little tick-tock that demonstrates how our decimated police resources were squandered on Clark Street bullshit overnight.

At least two robbery victims—one who claims a knife was held to his throat and another who said two "women" robbed him and tossed him from their car—have stories to tell.



Saturday, May 24

11:09PM - One arrest for battery at Clark and Eddy, near Slugger's bar.

11:12PM - The police unit normally assigned to patrol the North Center neighborhood and west Lakeview is assigned to a post on Clark Street in Wrigleyville instead. (For more about where your neighborhood's officers were last night, see our earlier report.)

11:15PM - Battery in progress at Slugger's, 3540 Clark. A customer "started hitting everyone inside bar."

11:20PM - The police unit normally assigned to patrol the northwest section of Lincoln Park is assigned to a post on Clark Street in Wrigleyville instead.

Sunday, May 25

Midnight - The police unit that is normally assigned to patrol the North Center neighborhood is assigned the Halsted Strip instead.

1:15AM - Officers witness a fight outside of Red Ivy, 3525 N. Clark.

1:47AM - 19th district runs out of officers, enters Radio Assignments Pending status. The RAP will continue for nearly five hours.

2:52AM - "Gangbangers" randomly jumping on people along Belmont Harbor and Recreation Drive. Call is assigned 6 minutes later.

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3:04AM - Officers request another unit near Slugger's. The police unit that is normally assigned to patrol the southeast corner of Lakeview is assigned to the Clark Street location instead.

3:12AM - Clark Street "entertainment detail" requests more cars to clear the area of Clark and Cornelia in Wrigleyville. The police unit that is normally assigned to patrol the north end of Wrigleyville is assigned to the Clark Street location instead. Also being "held down" on Clark Street: the police unit that normally patrols the east end of Wrigleyville and Boystown.

3:36AM - Security at Hydrate bar, Halsted and Cornelia, is holding a battery offender. The 911 call came in a long time ago, but dispatch needs to assign it. A unit eventually arrives at 3:52AM. Hydrate had already let the guy go.

4:10AM - A man reports that his phone has been stolen by a black female who put a knife to his throat. He is at Halsted and Waveland. An officer cannot find the man.

4:44AM - Police are flagged down at Belmont and Sheffield for robbery or theft of a phone. Report filed.

5:13AM - The man who said his phone was taken at knifepoint has called back. He has tracked his phone to Halsted and Waveland. An officer is unable to find the victim.

5:15AM - Five people fighting at Clark and Belmont.

5:20AM - Battery just occurred, 3458 N. Halsted. Victim was hit by "a man acting crazy."

5:21AM - A woman calls from the BP gas station at Southport and Diversey. She says a man needs help because he was robbed by two "women" who gave him a ride in a white car. The "women" robbed him and shoved him out of the vehicle, which was last seen eastbound on Diversey. An officer becomes available to handle the call 12 minutes later.

5:27AM - Battery in progress at Belmont and Sheffield.

6:32AM - The backlog of calls waiting for officers to become available has been depleted. RAP status ends.
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22 comments:

  1. Fitting start to the summer. Any further color on the shots fired?

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    1. Still gathering the best info. Preliminary only: No injuries that we are aware of. Shell casings were recovered near the 7-Eleven. A van seen speeding from scene and stopped by police was apparently the "victims" vehicle. They are from Lawndale.

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  2. Thank goodness there are no cops available, that will keep the crime stats down and ensure the re-election of King Rahm and Queen Tunney. Not.

    And let's be thankful the media is busy covering another Kim Kardashian wedding, wouldn't want anything local to impact that coverage.

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    1. The media will continue to turn a blind eye until someone gets killed…oh wait, that happened a few weeks ago and they covered it for a day and then moved on. Nevermind. Get out of here while you still can.

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    2. What an awful problem for the serfs. Not enough police officers to respond to incoming reports of crime. Ouch. Feel your pain little people.

      Although in a shocking and unexpected twist to the story there is an upside to there not being enough officers to promptly attend to crime and it's victims. So while not so hot for everyone else the Chicago plutocracy gets a lucky win. And what do you know? Yet again CRIME IS DOWN.

      What is bad for the average citizen in this arcane feudal enterprise is good for the ruling class... unimaginable.

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  3. A Sin Tax needs to be implemented on Cell Phone purchases plus a monthly surcharge. Let the cell phone users pick up the tab for the wasted resources due to the epidemic cell phone thefts.

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    1. You are an idiot - why should law abiding cell phone users pay a sin tax and an extra surcharge on a cell phone because wild animals have no respect for the law? Go peddle your cluelessness elsewhere - no one here is buying this tripe.

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  4. Tick Tock Tick Tock once again we have no cops. Stay alert and pepper spray if needed.

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  5. Let's pray for a snow storm over Pride weekend to keep the thugs away, maybe even the politicians lol.

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    1. Both Rahm and Tunney will be cheered by the crowds at the Pride Parade. Just watch...

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    2. "Both Rahm and Tunney will be cheered by the crowds at the Pride Parade. Just watch..."
      --- YEP, exactly. Especially Tiny Tony Tommy Tunney, who has ridden long enough on the "I'm a great alderman simply because I'm gay" gravy train. I personally know several people who are enamored with him, for that reason alone, and who also happen to be clueless on all the crime and shenanigans and bullshit that goes on in this neighborhood. Please, please, please, dear God, will a couple of qualified, caring, intelligent individuals PLEASE come forward and run against this "alderman" in the upcoming election!

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    3. I had heard that Tunney was not going to run for re-election. Never saw it confirmed, but heard it somewhere either online or in the community.

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    4. I nominate the Crime In W/B editor to run for Alderman. I will volunteer for your campaign.

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  6. Gee, thanks Rahm. Looks like that whole merge thing work perfectly. It was never this bad before! Readers, please remember this at election time.

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  7. Time to run out of here. Great web site. I know it hurts to say good by but its time for me to fly. Survive.

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    1. That's what a lot of the 019th district officers said as well... The ship is sinking fast... Time to get out

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    2. With all due respect...if the problems facing this neighborhood are such that police officers are stampeding for door, then I have to say those individuals probably should have found a different profession. If they want to flee this district then send them to the South and West side, and let's see how they fare there.

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    3. There is no incentive to stay in an area where you have the possiblity of losing your job or worse and the city brass will throw a Police Officer under the bus due to politics!
      The blame the police attitude that is prevalent in this corrupt city!
      I would leave too! You have to look out for number one and this neighborhood is not that!

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    4. Michael, you don't see what is happening... THE SHIP IS SINKING! This isn't about doing police work or serving the community, we all have no problem with that. But with all the inside stuff that the community doesn't know is going on behind closed doors, it's time to leave for somewhere else... Think about it Michael, if one or two, even five or eight left I would agree with you, possibly they were dogs who left. But we are talking like 30-40 who have bid out in the past 6-8 months, that should be telling! It's not just young cops either, cops with 20-30 years on have left, ones who spent entire careers here have left....

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    5. Thank you, Meddler, for your insight. Our policemen deserve much better --- as do our CWB law-abiding public.

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  8. Rahm will be booed badly at the parade. Take it to the bank.

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    1. I hope he's booed, too. He is absolutely horrible. Everyone I talk to hates the guy. So who do you think will be voting for him come election time??

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