POLICE BLOTTER

Herald Staff Report

The University of Chicago Police listed the following incidents as having occurred between October 15 to October 21.

On Monday, Oct. 15, at 10:24 a.m., a suspect took merchandise from a store at 1346 E. 53rd St., the site of Target, without paying and was arrested by the UCPD.

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 2:28 a.m., a suspect or suspects smashed the glass front door of a retail establishment at 5230 S. Lake Park Ave., the site of Villa, and took merchandise. The Chicago Police are investigating.

On Oct. 17 at 8:37 a.m., a valet staff member found a handgun on the floor of a vehicle at 5758 S. Maryland Ave., the site of the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine. The owner was arrested by the UCPD and charged with a weapons violation.

On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 12:58 a.m., UCPD officers detained two suspects at 5500 South Shore Dr. wanted by the Chicago Police for a carjacking at gunpoint committed at 12:02 a.m. on the 5800 North block of Winthrop Avenue in Edgewater. The suspects fled southbound on Lake Shore Drive before fleeing on foot from the 4700 South block of Lake Shore Drive. The two suspects were turned over to and arrested by the Chicago Police; five suspects were placed into custody in total, and the weapon and vehicle were recovered.

On Oct. 18 at 2:22 a.m., an underage individual became ill after consuming alcoholic beverages at the Granville Grossman Residential Commons, 6031 S. Ellis Ave., and was transported to the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Medical Center by Chicago Fire Department emergency medical services (CFD EMS).

On Oct. 18 at 3:40 a.m., a UCPD arrested a motorist for a DUI at 47th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.

On Oct. 18 at at 6:24 a.m., a suspect removed merchandise from a store at 1154 E. 55th St., the site of Walgreens, without paying and was arrested by the UCPD.

On Oct. 18 at 10:22 p.m., a person doing cartwheels at the Granville Grossman Residential Commons struck a door frame, causing a laceration to his head. He was transported to the U. of C. Medical Center by CFD EMS for treatment.

On Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2:37 a.m., an underage individual became ill after consuming alcoholic beverages at the Campus North Residential Commons, 5500 S. University Ave., and was transported to the U. of C. Medical Center by CFD EMS.

On  Oct. 21, at 11:40 a.m., a son threw a TV remote and caused a laceration on his mother’s head at the Comer Children’s Hospital. She was treated at the U. of C. Medical Center and declined prosecution.

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