Robbery reported on Mapleton Ave.

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

A Chicago resident was robbed by three men in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 5:17 p.m. on May 24. The three men, all between the ages of 30 and 40, demanded the victim's wallet. They then fled on foot. The estimated loss is $100.

Emeril England, 18, of the 6300 block of South King Drive in Chicago, was arrested in the 100 block of Home Avenue at 10:30 p.m. on May 23 and charged with armed robbery. No additional information was given.  


A residence was burglarized in the 800 block of Carpenter Avenue sometime between 9 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. on May 25. The burglar entered through an unlocked rear window and stole a PlayStation videogame system, luggage and a Roku streaming device. The estimated loss is $300.

A 2013 Infinity JX35 was burglarized in the 100 block of Francisco Terrace, sometime between 4 p.m. on May 26 and 9:30 a.m. on May 27. The burglar gained entry through an unlocked door and ransacked the interior. No loss was reported.

A 2007 Honda Odyssey was burglarized in the 800 block of Woodbine Avenue, sometime between 11:30 p.m. on May 26 and 8 a.m. on May 27. The burglar gained entry to the victim's garage through an unlocked door, then entered the vehicle and stole a wallet containing cash, cards and a house key. The estimated loss is $50.   


An Oak Parker's 2004 light green and cream Volvo 280 was stolen from the 1000 block of North Linden, sometime between 9 p.m. on May 26 and 9:30 a.m. on May 27. The estimated loss is unknown.

A man was given fake currency when he sold a Nintendo Switch gaming system to another man in Oak Park on May 23. The two men met in the 100 block of Madison at 11:23 p.m. to complete the transaction. The victim later learned the currency was counterfeit. The loss is $300.

A yellow 2001 Honda S2000 was stolen while parked in the 900 block of Pleasant, sometime between 9:31 a.m. on May 18 and 9:31 a.m. on May 23. The estimated loss is $10,000.

An HP Compaq 8200 Elite desktop computer was stolen from the emergency room of West Suburban Medical Center, 3 Erie St., sometime between 9 a.m. on March 3 and 9 a.m. on May 13. The estimated loss is $300.

A black 2018 Kia Optima that was reported stolen on May 20, was recovered by the Chicago Police Department in the 10500 block of South Oglesby at 3:25 p.m. on May 23.

A silver Dodge Caravan was stolen in the 1000 block of North Elmwood Avenue in Oak Park at about 8 p.m. on May 23, but was recovered by the Chicago Police Department in the 5500 block of West Rice in Chicago. Three apprehensions were made.  

These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, May 20 to 27, 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


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