Friday, May 26, 2017

Parolee Cracked Man's Skull, Took His Mom's Purse In Gold Coast Robbery, Prosecutors Say

Williams (inset) was arrested after he ran into Lake Shore Drive's traffic lanes, cops say. | Google; CPD
A 21-year-old Englewood man who’s on parole for robbery beat a woman and fractured her son’s skull during a robbery in the Gold Coast on Monday, prosecutors said.

A group of men punched and kicked the 48-year-old woman to the ground in the 1500 block of North Dearborn and then took her purse around 10:45 p.m.

The woman's 25-year-old son was also knocked to the ground, cracking his skull.

Cops arrested Deandre Williams minutes later as he ran in the traffic lanes of Lake Shore Drive near North Avenue.

He’s charged with robbery, reckless conduct, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, and battery. Bail was set at $350,000.

Officers recovered the woman’s purse, which contained over $4,100 in cash plus foreign currency.
Harris | Chicago Police Dept

Her son was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Williams is currently on parole after being sentenced to six years in prison for a 2012 armed robbery in Edgewater. Cops say he’s a member of the Black Disciples street gang.

Also arrested while running in the Lake Shore Drive traffic lanes was 23-year-old Victor D. Harris of Englewood. He is charged with reckless conduct.

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  1. He looks a little slow.

  2. My fear is they will appear in Br 42 and Luckman will dismiss the charges. Hopefully there is a parole hold on Williams and he returns to IDOC. If the charges are not dropped on Harris, I am sure Foxx and Dart will put him on EM.

  3. Forget the EM and IDOC and Br 42, what's even more staggering are the massive odds that the victims will continue to support their cult, a.k.a. the democrat party, and insist they had it coming to them.

  4. looks just like the future ballplayer to me

  5. For everyone that believes the city "is not that bad" you are in denial. Why don't we pull together and not make the same mistake AGAIN next election. We are feeding the beast and paving Chicago as a playground for criminals.

    1. Could not have said it better, Thank you for a straight up answer and the mayor is a piece of dirt for all he cares about is his prestige and power. He will never get my vote again in this city, covering up crimes by both the cops and the criminals and lets the people that pay his salary shows just how much he cares..........cute some more ribbons, open more playgrounds does not a mayor make. Time this city had someone who actually cared and not someone from a political party that is out for itself........Hear Hear Mayor, yr time is up come next election..........

  6. Up the street from my home. Makes me ill. Not to mention scared.