Monday, December 29, 2014

VULTURE CLUB: Robbery Parolees Star In Boystown Arrests

The ability of paroled convicts to immediately find their way to Boystown after being released from prison is simply amazing. Let's meet some recent Wrigleyville and Boystown arrestees:

Sowell (Cook Co. Sheriff's Office)

Robbery Parolee Arrested—For Robbery

Paroled on November 18 after serving a fraction of his 3-year sentence for robbery, Simon Sowell has already managed to get arrested and charged with robbery again.

Sowell is accused of shoving a 26-year-old Portage Park woman to the ground at Clark and Belmont on December 20th and robbing her of a Galaxy Note 3. As CWB previously reported, quick-acting 19th district officers managed to take Sowell into custody before the first 911 calls reporting the robbery were received.

Brown (Cook Co. Sheriff's Office)
His bond is set at $200,000.

Birds of a Feather

Here are a couple of names that should be familiar to CWB readers. William Brown and Steven Haymon were arrested after allegedly threatening to beat a man inside the Merlo Library, 644 W Belmont, on December 16.

Brown, of the Near West Side, and Haymon, who continues to use the Broadway Youth Center as his home address, allegedly showed up at the library and threatened to beat a man at the request of his ex-girlfriend.

Haymon (Cook Co. Sheriff's Office)
Haymon, who police say is a Maniac Latin Disciples street gang member, was sentenced to prison after being convicted of robbery, aggravated battery, and hate crime charges in connection with an incident on the Boystown strip in 2010.

He received a 60 day sentence this summer after being found in a stolen car at Roscoe and Halsted.

Haymon was also charged with battery after he allegedly pushed a doorman who refused to let him enter Roscoe’s Tavern in October.

Brown was paroled in August after serving just over one year of a 4-year sentence for his part in a January 2013 robbery at Belmont and Sheffield. A police sergeant was injured while arresting suspects in that case. Brown's parole is scheduled to continue until August 2016.

Brown and Haymon are held in lieu of $3,000 bond.
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  1. "Haymon, who continues to use the Broadway Youth Center as his home address"

    Just by looking at the picture, I must once again ask, what is their definition of "youth"?

  2. Can we have the name of the judge who cut this honor student loose?

  3. Justice system is a joke. May as well start calling ourselves Sweden with these "sentences"

  4. We should pass a law with a "two strike" requirement for convicted violent criminals. Bypass this phony Cook County Court system.

  5. The people who built that "gay" community center should be left out in the streets to be the next victims.

    1. Can't wait until Whole Foods bricks in that pass through to the lobby or you have to swipe your I.D. to enter like that 1,000 Liquors on Belmont.

      Really, we should be issued a gay I.D. to prove we're gay before being allowed to enter the COH.

  6. I am sure they are good kids - they simply need more social services to realize their dreams of becoming McKinsey consultants.

  7. Nice neck tattoo...