Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office Charged an Evanston man with 11 counts of armed robbery today. The announcement was made at the Skokie police station.
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office approved 11 counts of armed robbery against an Evanston man today. The announcement was made at the Skokie Police Department at 10:30 a.m. Jason Logsdon, 41, of the 900 block of Chicago Avenue in Evanston, was charged with 11 counts of armed robbery, all Class X felonies. Police believe Logsdon is responsible for a total of 15 robberies, but the remaining four occurred in DuPage County. That county is still continuing its investigation, police said. WGN is reporting that Logsdon executed the robberies to support his cocaine and crack habit. The news outlet attributed the information to an unknown source. Logsdon appeared in court earlier today but was taken away by an ambulance to a nearby hospital…
Monday, February 4, 2013
Chicago police responded to a robbery at a Great Clips in Wicker Park on Monday, Feb. 4. The robbery is similar to those that occurred in Skokie and Niles.
Chicago police responded to an armed robbery at Great Clips, 1238 N. Ashland Ave., on Monday. According to Chicago Police Affairs (CPA), the offender entered the store around 10:45 a.m. and displayed a handgun before demanding money. He would then flee the scene with an unknown amount of cash in a dark grey vehicle. According to CPA, the man’s description is similar to other robberies that have occurred in the Chicago area in recent weeks. Similar robberies have also occurred in Skokie, Niles, Morton Grove, Bensenville, Lombard, and Glen Ellyn. -- Patch on Facebook.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at a Lincoln Park Great Clips. The incident is the second of its kind in an eight-day time span in the Chicagoland area. Skokie and Niles have seen similar robberies, too.
Chicago police were investigating a second hair salon robbery in an eight-day time frame Tuesday afternoon that occurred that morning in Lincoln Park. The incident, which took place around 9:50 a.m. at Great Clips, 1005 W. Webster Ave., Chicago, involved a 200-plus pound Hispanic suspect clad in a red jacket and grey scarf who police estimate stands between 6 feet and 6 feet, 2 inches tall. Brandishing a handgun, he walked into the salon and demanded money, according to Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. "He then fled on foot," Zala said, adding that no injuries were reported in connection with the crime. The offender got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police wouldn't confirm or deny the incident's potential connection to a Jan. 21 …