Recent Crime News
Monday Mar 23 | via Patch.com
Caption: Juan Ramos, 21, of Joliet , an alleged accomplice, Saul Sandival, 20 of Cicero are both self-admitted and documented members of the Gangster Two-Six street gang, Riverside police say. A Joliet man and his pal were both found guilty of robbing the owners of a jewelry booth at gunpoint after a five-day jury trial in Cook County for an August 2014 west suburban jewelry heist. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via My FOX Chicago
Two men were killed and at least 12 other people were injured in a spate gun violence across Chicago from Wednesday morning through early Thursday. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Patch.com
A man stole an Apple iPad and an Apple iPhone 5 on March 13 from an office in the 700 block of South Boulevard, according to Oak Park police. The thief is described as a black man in his 20s, 6 feet tall, thin build with long black shoulder-length hair, wearing a blue and white shirt, police reported. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via Daily Herald
Cicero's town collector has sued the city of Naperville and three of its police officers, alleging the police used excessive force when she was arrested nearly two years ago. The attorney for Frances Reitz, the elected Cicero town collector since 2004 and a member of the Morton College board of trustees, claims in an eight-count federal lawsuit filed this week that officers used "objectively unreasonable" force when they removed Reitz from her fiance's Naperville house on July 31, 2013. Comment?
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