Tyshawn McDade of 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue in Chicago was arrested at 5:30 a.m., March 13 for an attempted vehicular hijacking in the 200 block of Madison Street. The 18-year-old was positively identified as the offender who entered the victim’s vehicle in a bid to carjack it. McDade was then transported to the Oak Park police station, processed and held for bond hearings. 

Aggravated battery of a police officer

  • Police arrested a 45-year-old Chicago woman after she allegedly began yelling and screaming, then spit on officers, while they were responding to a disturbance call on a CTA train traveling in the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 1:38 a.m., March 9. The suspect is being held for bond hearings.


  • Someone used an unlocked side service door to break into a residential garage and, once inside, got into the victim’s unlocked black Lexus, ransacked its interior and removed several CDs, a black fleece jacket and cash from the vehicle between midnight and 6:24 a.m., March 9 in the 100 block of Le Moyne Parkway. A red Toro snowblower was also taken from the garage. The estimated loss is $860.

Theft of motor vehicle

  • A black 2019 BMW X1 sports utility vehicle was removed from the 100 block of South Maple Avenue at about 5 p.m., March 12 but was recovered abandoned by Chicago police at 1:39 a.m., March 13 in the 2100 block of North Meade Avenue.


  • A package of women’s clothing was taken from the hallway of a building in the 900 block of North Austin Boulevard between 12:16 p.m., March 5 and 11 p.m., March 7. The estimated loss is $140.

Criminal property damage

  • Someone threw a brick at a green Toyota Camry, damaging its driver’s side window, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., March 11 in the 1000 block of South Humphrey Boulevard. The estimated damage is $200.

These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports through March 8 to March 14 and represent a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Anyone named in these reports has only been charged with a crime and cases have not yet been adjudicated. We report the race of a suspect only when a serious crime has been committed, the suspect is still at large, and police have provided us with a detailed physical description of the suspect as they seek the public’s help in making an arrest.

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