The Oak Park Police Department reports that two male juveniles were arrested at 11:11 a.m. on June 21 and charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking.
One was arrested in the 800 block of Belleforte Avenue and the other was arrested in the 1200 block of Columbian Avenue.
The two victims were from Oak Park and Chicago. No additional information was given.
A vehicle was burglarized in the 100 block of North Austin Boulevard at 12:50 a.m. on July 6. A man entered the vehicle and stole a Craftsman toolbox containing miscellaneous tools, a black Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield 9mm handgun and holster. The estimated loss is $500.
An automobile was burglarized in the 1100 block of Westgate Street in Oak Park, sometime between 8:45 and 9:56 p.m. on July 6. The burglar stole a black Kaka bookbag with an Anker phone charger, a Sony PX333 recorder and a tobacco pipe. The estimated loss is $220.
Jose D. Rodriguez, 28, of the 4700 block of North Long in Chicago, was arrested in the 1200 block of North Elmwood Avenue at 1:24 p.m. on July 6 and charged with burglary to a motor vehicle. No additional details were given by Oak Park police.
A vehicle was burglarized in the 1100 block of Westgate Street, sometime between 4 and 8:40 p.m. on July 7. The burglar stole a pair of Gucci sunglasses from the glove compartment worth an estimated $500.
A vehicle was burglarized in the 100 block of Erie Ct., sometime between 6:55 a.m. and 7:35 p.m. on July 7. The burglar stole a purse, which contained cash, a debit card and identification cards. No estimated loss was given at the time of the report.
A vehicle was burglarized in the 1100 block of Westgate Street, sometime between 5 p.m. on July 7 and 9:05 a.m. on July 8. The burglar ransacked the interior of the vehicle. No loss was reported.
A garage was burglarized in the 300 block of South Lombard Avenue, sometime between 10 a.m. on July 4 and 10:54 p.m. on July 6. The burglar stole a red Honda lawnmower valued at $400.
A garage was burglarized in the 1000 block of South Lombard Avenue, sometime between 3:10 and 3:19 p.m. July 8. The burglar stole a red and black lawnmower valued at $250.
A residence was burglarized in the 100 block of Forest Avenue, sometime between 10 p.m. on July 4 and 6:30 a.m. on July 5. The burglar gained entry to the residence and stole a Sony Playstation 4 and a Sony Playstation 3. The estimated loss is $700.
A residence was burglarized in the 1100 block of South Cuyler, sometime between 4:30 and 9:55 p.m. on July 4. The burglar broke a window to the side service door to gain entry to the residence and then stole cash, three flat-screen TVs, an iPad and three sets of car keys. The estimated loss is $9,185.
A residence was burglarized in the 1100 block of South East Avenue, sometime between 3:30 and 11 p.m. on July 4. The burglar used brute force to open the rear door and then ransacked the home, stealing various computer electronics. The loss was unknown at the time of the report.
Aggravated unlawful use
of a weapon
Ismael Lozada, 18, of the 2300 block of North Harlem in Elmwood Park, was arrested in the 7200 block of West North Avenue at 1:49 p.m. on July 7 and charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. No additional details were given by Oak Park police.
A Kansas City, Missouri resident's blue 2003 Toyota Sienna van was stolen from the 1100 block of South Wesley, sometime between 8 p.m. on July 2 and 8 a.m. on July 3. The estimated loss is $2,500.
These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, June 21 - July 8, 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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