Mama Thai subject of armed robbery | Police reports June 16-22

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Print

Mama Thai subject of armed robbery

Mama Thai, 1112 Madison St., was robbed June 18 when a man carrying a firearm entered the restaurant at 5:06 p.m., showed his weapon and demanded money. The man was last seen going westbound on Madison Street on foot, carrying an estimated $300 in cash.

Armed robbery

Two men, one with a handgun, approached two Oak Park residents from behind, showed the gun and demanded their property at 7:21 p.m., June 19 in the 100 block of Harvard Street; the men were last seen carrying two iPhones and a wallet taken from the victims running westbound on Harvard Street, where they met up with a third man. The estimated loss is $2,000.

Burglary

  • Someone went into an unlocked residential garage then entered the victim's blue 2019 Volkswagen Atlas and took a pair of prescription sunglasses, a small toolkit, a bicycle light kit and a men's black and red Cannondale Quick 8 bicycle from inside the vehicle between 9 p.m., June 16 and 8:20 a.m., June 17 in the 700 block of Woodbine Avenue. The estimated loss is $900.
  • Someone broke the front passenger window of a vehicle and removed a debit card and a small amount of cannabis from inside in the 500 block of South Maple Avenue between 10 p.m., June 18 and 5:40 a.m., June 19. Estimated loss unknown.
  • A man broke the front glass door of Tobacco & Vape CBD store, 6415 North Ave., by throwing a landscaping brick and then took numerous tobacco-related products from inside June 19 between 5:07 a.m. and 5:12 a.m. Estimated loss is unknown.

 

Theft

  • The catalytic converter was cut from a green 2001 Honda Accord parked in the 900 block of Lyman Avenue at 4:30 a.m., June 13. The estimated loss is $3,000.
  • Someone removed a green and black Sun Joe power washer from an unlocked garage in the 1200 block of Linden Avenue between 2 p.m., June 13 and noon, June 14. The estimated loss is $150.
  • The catalytic converter was cut from a maroon 2005 Honda CRV parked in the 500 block of Wesley Avenue between 2 p.m. and 4:17 p.m., June 16. The estimated loss is $2,000.
  • Someone stole a black and white patio chair from a residential backyard in the 500 block of Lyman Avenue between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., June 16. The estimated loss is $100. 
  • A rainbow pride flag was taken from a resident's front porch between 5 p.m., June 16 and 7:20 a.m., June 17 in the 200 block of South Harvey Avenue. 
  • The catalytic converter was cut from a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu parked in the 200 block of South Marion Street between 7:35 a.m. and 5 p.m., June 17. The estimated loss is $812.79.
  • The catalytic converter was cut from a 2005 Buick Rendezvous parked in the 100 block of North Kenilworth Avenue between 1 p.m., May 19 and 9 a.m., June 16. The estimated loss is unknown. 
  • The catalytic converter was taken from a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire parked in the 100 block of Flournoy Street between 8 p.m., June 17 and 4:35 p.m., June 18. Estimated loss is $190.

 

Criminal damage to property

Someone shot at and damaged an unoccupied vehicle parked in the 300 block of South Austin Boulevard at 4:42 a.m., June 20.

 

Compiled by Stacey Sheridan

Love the Journal?

Become our partner in independent community journalism

Thanks for turning to Wednesday Journal and OakPark.com. We love our thousands of digital-only readers. Now though we're asking you to partner up in paying for our reporters and photographers who report this news. It had to happen, right?

On the plus side, we're giving you a simple way, and a better reason, to join in. We're now a non-profit -- Growing Community Media -- so your donation is tax deductible. And signing up for a monthly donation, or making a one-time donation, is fast and easy.

No threats from us. The news will be here. No paywalls or article countdowns. We're counting on an exquisite mix of civic enlightenment and mild shaming. Sort of like public radio.

Claim your bragging rights. Become a digital member.

Donate Now

Reader Comments

2 Comments - Add Your Comment

Note: This page requires you to login with Facebook to comment.

Comment Policy

Deborah Risteen Mercer  

Posted: June 25th, 2020 5:56 AM

Armed robbery is in no way funny, but "a man carrying a fireman" made me chuckle.

Tom MacMillan from Oak Park  

Posted: June 24th, 2020 8:50 PM

An armed robbery in the middle of town in broad daylight. And yet we have a Village Trustee trying to get rid of the police. Wow, can you imagine how much more of this would be happening if she got her way?

Facebook Connect

Answer Book 2019

To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2019 Answer Book, please click here.

Quick Links

Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.


            
SubscribeClassified
MultimediaContact us
Submit Letter To The Editor
Place a Classified Ad

Latest Comments