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CAPS Beat 2031 September

By Patty Wetli

Where theft of items taken from inside vehicles was the top concern at July’s meeting of Beat 2031, the autos themselves have now become a primary target. Eight vehicles were stolen in the past two months within the beat’s boundaries, Lawrence to Foster and Leavitt to the Chicago River.  “That’s a huge increase for us,” Read the Rest…

Beat 2032 CAPS Meeting: Trash Talk

By Cody Prentiss

Beat 2032‘s monthly CAPS meeting, held last Thursday, July 29, at Ravenswood Evangelical Church (4900 N. Damen), covered neighborhood issues both new and old. Sgt. Jeffrey Sacks said burglaries saw a sharp increase from the previous month with 13 incidents, in addition to 33 reported incidents of theft. A few arrests have been made, including Read the Rest…

CAPS Beat 2031: Property Theft on the Rise

By Patty Wetli

Thefts and burglaries are up across the city, largely attributed to the state of the economy, and Beat 2031 has not been immune to this trend. Reporting to the approximately one dozen residents in attendance at last night’s CAPS meeting, Sgt. Jeffrey Sacks noted that while there’s very little violent crime within the beat (covering Read the Rest…

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