Man robs Shell gas station | Police Reports June 5-15

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Shell, 6129 North Ave., was robbed at 3:49 a.m., June 6, after a man walked into the gas station, implied he had a weapon and demanded money from the register. The man fled northbound on Melvina Avenue with about $40 in cash. 

Burglary

Someone broke into a storage unit and removed an air conditioning unit, a large burgundy bed comforter and the lock to the storage unit between 12 p.m., Oct. 1 and 10:30 a.m., June 6, in the first block of North Austin Boulevard. The estimated loss is $429.

Someone forced in the door of a storage unit and took a black Hardrock mountain bicycle between midnight, May 18 and 5:30 p.m., June 1, in the 200 block of South Maple Avenue. The estimated loss is $900.

Theft

The catalytic converter was cut from a Honda CRV parked in a parking lot in the 100 block of North Austin Boulevard between 10:30 a.m., May 3 and 12:27 p.m., June 5. The estimated loss is $1,000.

Someone removed a FedEx package containing a microphone, microphone stand and headphones from the locked lobby of a residence in the first block of Harvard Street between 2:47 p.m. and 3:15 p.m., June 6. The estimated loss is $360.

Two packages containing two sets of household towels and three medications were taken from a front porch in the 700 block of Hayes Avenue, between 5 p.m. and 5:15 p.m., June 10. The estimated loss is $130.

The catalytic converter was cut from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of South Humphrey Avenue between 11:30 p.m., June 10 and 8 a.m., June 11. The estimated loss is unknown. 

Another catalytic converter was cut from a vehicle parked in the 900 block of North Humphrey Avenue between 2:30 p.m., June 8 and 2 p.m., June 11. The estimated loss is $300.

Someone took an Amazon package containing deodorant, magnets, tape and a broom from the foyer of a residence in the first block of Washington Boulevard between 3:12 p.m. and 3:40 p.m., June 11. The estimated loss is $75.

Someone broke the bike lock and took a blue/gray women's Trek 1100 15-speed bicycle from a gangway in the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard between 10 p.m., June 10 and 7:30 a.m., June 22. The estimated loss is $600.

The catalytic converter was cut from a green 2000 Honda Odyssey parked in the 800 block of Lyman Avenue at 4:30 a.m., June 13. The estimated loss is $3,000.

Part of the catalytic converter was cut from a black 2003 Oldsmobile Alero parked in the 600 block of Highland Avenue between 7 p.m., June 12 and 9 a.m., June 13. The estimated loss is $15.

 Public indecency

A Forest Park resident witnessed a man expose his penis and begin masturbating between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., June 8, in the 900 block of Home Avenue; the man fled northbound on Home Avenue. Police reports describe the man as being black, between 20 to 30 years old and 5-feet-6-inches tall, wearing a black hooded jacket and baggy sweatpants with tennis shoes.

Criminal damage to property

Someone damaged garden at Whittier Elementary School, 715 N. Harvey Ave., by cracking seven red brick pavers, partially tearing off the top of the garden shed and cracking the wooden garden trellis, between 4 p.m., June 5 and 7 p.m., June 6. The estimated damage is unknown.

*omeone shattered a building window after throwing a landscaping concrete paver through it in the 500 block of North Ridgeland Avenue, between 6 p.m., June 9 and 1:35 p.m., June 11. The estimated damage is $1,000.

Someone damaged the bumper, headlight, hood, side mirror and rear door to a Kia Seltos at 10:40 p.m., June 14 in the 200 block of Washington Boulevard. The estimated damage is unknown.

 

These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports June 5-15 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 Stacey Sheridan

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