Friday, September 12, 2014

DAYTIME ROBBERIES: Two Victims Struck In Broad Daylight; Laundry Room Break-Ins Continue

New information released by the Chicago Police Department today reveals two daylight robberies took place in the Wrigleyville and Boystown area last Friday, September 5.

In the first incident, a victim was strong arm robbed on the sidewalk near Barry and Halsted around 11:15AM. No weapon was used. Case HX417419.

Less than two hours later, another victim was robbed on the sidewalk near Grace and Wilton. Again, no weapon was used in the attack, which took place around 1PM. Case HX417003.

No further details are immediately available on the robberies.

Money Laundering

A CWB reader dropped us a line with an all-to-familiar story this week. His accompanying picture speaks for itself.

This incident took place in the 700 block of Waveland late Sunday night.

Laundry room break-ins are a popular form of income among a certain demographic. The usual warnings about not allowing unknown persons into your building and ensuring that all doors secure properly still apply.
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  1. Strong arm robbery, but no weapons used. What does this mean to the common folk?

    Also, as this is not a forcible felony, would I be in hot water for drawing my concealed weapon?

    1. See Please note:

      Permit holders are still not allowed to draw their gun or fire it unless it can be proven it was done in self defense. After a gun is fired, a permit holder will still be arrested and charged.

      “People really need to know the law at first because the state is not going to be messing around with it,” he said.

      If you pull your gun, you better have a good lawyer.

  2. Yeah I would take up some boxing classes before going conceal and carry on what I assume is some punk ass teens.

    1. They're not "some punk ass teens" - they're "exuberant youths". Whatever.