Four masked men’s attempt to break into Segreti Pharmacy, 6144 Roosevelt Road., was caught on surveillance video. The burglary was unsuccessful as the three men did not gain entry.

 At about 6:25 a.m., Aug. 21, the three men approached the drugstore, and one began pulling on the handle of the locked front door, while a second man looked through the windows inside the store. A third man was captured on video handing a pry tool to the first. A fourth male was observed on camera standing in the background. 

After hanging out outside the pharmacy for a short time, the four men gave up and left in two white colored vehicles. 

Reckless discharge of a firearm

Someone discharged seven rounds of ammunition from a handgun  the near the 6100 block of Roosevelt Road at 9:21 p.m., Aug. 17. No victim or damage was found.

Aggravated assault

Someone allegedly pointed a black handgun between the blinds of a window at the victim while she was walking in the 1400 block of North Austin Boulevard at 4:45 p.m., Aug. 20. 


  • Someone broke a glass pane on a door to gain entry into a home, then ransacked the bedroom dressers, taking $80,300 worth of items, between noon and 10:30 p.m., Aug. 18 in the 600 block of North Humphrey Avenue.
  • A silver 12-foot folding ladder and cash were stolen from an unlocked storage room between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., Aug. 14 in the 700 block of Lake Street. The estimated loss is $190.
  • Someone broke into a resident’s gray 2013 Ford Fusion, then ransacked the interior and took the victim’s registration, insurance card, pink iPhone charger, body spray and utensils from the console between 8:30 p.m., Aug. 15 and 6:20 a.m., Aug. 16 in the 900 block of Lyman Avenue.
  • Someone broke into a black 2013 Toyota Sienna and a green 2014 Mini Cooper parked in front of a residence, ransacked both vehicles’ interiors and removed a black Apple iPhone 8 and cash from the Mini Cooper between midnight and 7 a.m., Aug. 7 in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue. The estimated loss is $410.

Motor vehicle theft

  • A silver 2020 Mitsubishi Highlander, left unattended and running with the key fob inside, was removed from the first block of Chicago Avenue at 2:22 p.m., Aug. 18. The estimated loss is $30,000.
  • A witness observed a man taking the victim’s black 2014 Kia Soul at 10:07 p.m., Aug. 18 in the 400 block of South Lombard Avenue. The vehicle was last seen driving westbound in the north Madison Street alley. The estimated loss is $20,000.
  • A 2015 Hyundai Elantra parked in the 900 block of South Humphrey Avenue was removed between 12:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., Aug. 16. The estimated loss is $10,000.
  • A blue 2011 Hyundai Sonata was taken from the 1000 block of South Harvey Avenue between 5 p.m., Aug. 20 and 8:14 a.m., Aug. 21. The estimated loss is $15,500.

Recovered stolen motor vehicle theft 

The 2020 Kia Optima reported stolen Aug. 6 from the 100 block of Le Moyne Parkway was recovered by Chicago police at 1:51 p.m., Aug. 15 in the 3900 block of West Lexington Street. 

The gray 2021 Kia Sportage reported stolen July 28 was recovered by Chicago police at 11:36 p.m., Aug. 16 in Chicago.


  • The catalytic converter was removed from a 2010 tan Toyota Hatchback parked in the 600 block of North East Avenue between 5 p.m., Aug. 14 and 5 p.m., Aug. 16. 
  • A package was removed from a building in the first block of Forest Avenue at about 5 p.m., Aug. 16.  

Criminal property damage

  • A witness saw a man pick up an unknown object from the ground, walk up to the front of True Discount, 1155 Garfield St., and throw the object at the front windows, shattering them, at 2:57 a.m., Aug. 17. The damage is estimated at $1,000.
  • Someone threw a large concrete brick through a window, shattering it, in the first block of Madison St. between 11 p.m., Aug. 19 and 6:15 a.m., Aug. 20. The estimated damage is $500.

These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports, Aug. 16-22, 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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