Last night (just before 1:00am), my husband and I heard what sounded like someone pushing a shopping cart down our street (City Park Avenue). We looked outside and noticed someone wearing a hooded jacket pulling a plastic wagon. They stopped next door, pulled out a flashlight and started going though the recycling bin. We watched …
Category Archive: Suspicious activity
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A man in a truck approached me (I was on my porch on Mithoff St) and said that a male was trying to get in a neighbor’s front door (this happened on Mithoff St, just west of Bruck, on the north side of Mithoff). The man in the truck had stopped and the guy ran …
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Slow-moving pickup truck creeping slowly down South 5th Street from Beck Street at 5 am today. Two men sitting on tailgate of the truck. Police were notified.
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Two white males (approx 20s-30 yrs. old) were seen on Lazelle St. around 7:30PM yesterday evening, trying car doors. We called the police.
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Late twenties white male walking along alley and looking into car windows (denim shorts, black t-shirt, dark buzzed hair). I saw him cut through our back yard and look into our cars parked in back. I walked out and confronted him as he was looking into our neighbors car. Police was called.
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I was awakened by my dogs barking at something in the park. I opened my door and could hear loud voices coming from the playground area in Schiller Park. A man’s voice was clearly heard yelling and cursing loudly. There were children’s voices heard too. The playground and swing set seems to be a very …
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As I was walking my dogs last night, a car pulled up to my house. A man and three kids got out and went to play at the playground. It was a black man wearing an orange t-shirt and orange shorts, he was about 6′ and had facial hair. He and the kids were all …
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Suspicious person walking west on kossuth carrying a potted hanging fern.
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Man looking into cars, several in a row. When he saw me reach for my cell phone, he volunteered that he was just looking at his reflection in the windows. Reported to 645-4545.
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Came home and found a package delivered by USPS was open and packing material pulled out. Contents still there. Apparently theif doesn’t “craft.” Have him on tape. Police came and looked at tape. Since he didn’t steal contents there’s not much to do. Will have my packages shipped elsewhere. Very brazen. Don’t know how to …
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I was sitting on the couch when I heard noise on my porch. I looked out the window to see 1 young boy (approx 10) climbing over the railing of my porch. There were 2 young boys (approx. same age) waiting for him 2 houses down and saw me. They all took off before I …
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Suspect entered our back yard and had a cart waiting in the alley behind our house. He stole metal sculptures, bird feeders and hangers, a copper bird bath and metal stand. A neighbor happened to hear the noise, went down to confront the suspect, but he had already left the scene. We have also been told by …
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Opened my backdoor which faces Schiller Alley and noticed a male meandering slowly through the alley. Said male asked me for a cigarette, which I declined. Male then stopped and just stepped behind a tree obstructing my view of him. Seemed odd. He stayed there while I went back into my home.
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My dog started barking really aggressively toward the back door, so I looked out to see what was out there and there was a man walking toward my house. We have a locked 6′ privacy fence around the backyard. He had jumped the fence from South Lane and was probably going to try to break …
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