Oak Parker carjacked at gunpoint on S. Humphrey

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

An Oak Park resident was carjacked at gunpoint in the 600 block of South Humphrey at 6:18 a.m. on March 24. 

A man in his 20s exited a white SUV with a broken rear window, opened the door to the victim's blue 2018 Kia Forte, displayed a firearm and demanded the victim's property. 

The victim exited the vehicle and the offender entered and drove off along with the SUV. The estimated loss is $20,000.


Aggravated discharge of firearm

A man in his 20s fired a bullet into an oncoming vehicle in the 700 block of North Harlem at 11:40 p.m. on March 23. 

The offender was in the front passenger seat of a dark blue compact vehicle, possibly a Kia, when he fired the gun into the victim's silver 2007 Nissan sedan, which was driving northbound on Harlem.

The victim apparently was not struck by the gunfire. The loss due to damage is unknown. 



A 2015 blue Hyundai Accent was burglarized in the 100 block of South Harvey, sometime between 11:30 p.m. on March 20 and 9:10 a.m. on March 21. The offender gained entry through unknown means, ransacked the interior and took a silver Macbook Pro. The estimated loss is $1,599.

A residential garage was burglarized by two men in the 1200 block of North Ridgeland at 11:15 a.m. on March 20. The offenders entered through an open overhead garage door and took an orange and gray Stihl hedge trimmer. The two fled in an older black Jeep Grand Cherokee. The estimated loss is $35. 

A residential garage was burglarized in the 200 block of North Elmwood, sometime between 2 p.m. on March 19 and 7:36 p.m. on March 21. The offender entered by unknown means and stole a set of black Porsche rims with tires and a set of silver BMW rims with tires. 



Someone stole a white 2006 Infinity FX35 that was parked on the street in the 900 block of North Humphrey, sometime between 4 p.m. on March 19 and 9 a.m. on March 20. The victim was identified as a resident of Portage, Indiana.

A 49-year-old Oak Park man was arrested for a theft that took place on Sept. 15, 2018, in the 6300 block of North Avenue. Brumfield was taken into custody in the 100 block of Madison Street at 10:05 a.m. on March 20. No other details regarding the theft were included in the police summary.

A gray 2013 Toyota Camry that was stolen out of Oak Park on March 16 from the 1000 block of South Humphrey, was recovered by Chicago police in the 5500 block of West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, at 3:44 p.m. on March 20. No apprehensions were made.

A 2000 Honda Civic that was stolen from the 500 block of South Scoville on March 15 was recovered by Chicago police in the 600 block of North Homan, Chicago, at 2:07 p.m. on March 18. No apprehensions were made.


These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, March 18-25, 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.

Compiled by Timothy Inklebarger

Email: tim@oakpark.com

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George Smith  

Posted: March 27th, 2019 7:23 PM

How about more info on the shooting on N. Harlem and whatever investigation is going into it

Brian Slowiak  

Posted: March 26th, 2019 9:12 PM

Alex Garcia: They cant leave Oak Park because their autos have been hijacked, funds taken and then become part of the homeless community.

Alex Garcia  

Posted: March 26th, 2019 5:07 PM

Oak Park, Illinois. Come for the FLW architecture and Victorian homes. Leave because of the carjackings.

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