Monday, February 18, 2013
Chicago police arrested two individuals in the 4800 block of Greenleaf Street for narcotic offenses on Feb. 14. Skokie Patch reported that three days prior, several shots were fired at an apartment unit on the same street.
A helicopter and more than half-a-dozen Chicago police officers executed a warrant arrest in the 4800 block of Greenleaf Street in Skokie on Feb. 14 around 8 p.m. Two individuals were arrested for narcotic offenses which originated out of Chicago, police said. The arrests came after several shots were fired at an apartment window on the same block on Feb. 11 around 2:17 a.m. Multiple people were inside the unit at the time of the shooting, according to the police report. One of the residents told officers that her son received threatening text messages earlier that day. That person is believed to be the offender's target and left prior to police arrival because he had several warrants out for his arrest, police said. "S*** about to get …
Monday, June 18, 2012
A picture taken of alleged Skokie shooter Alex Soballe during the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot in Kentucky in 2009. Soballe was charged with four counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm in June.
Alexander Soballe, the 20-year-old who allegedly fired eight shots at a vehicle during rush hour traffic near Oakton Street and Skokie Boulevard, was charged with four counts of felony aggravated discharge of a firearm on Saturday. The driver and passenger inside the vehicle escaped the incident without injury. Police said the shooting was a result of a prior domestic dispute between both parties. Officers located Soballe shortly after the incident in his home in the 4900 block of Louise Avenue, just a few blocks from the shooting. In 2009, when Soballe was 17, he attended the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot in West Point, Ky. The biannual event draws thousands of gun right activist and enthusiasts who get together to shoot automatic weapons …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Almost a dozen squad cars responded to a shooting near the new CTA Oakton Stop in downtown Skokie. A picture shows about eight shots were fired at the scene. Police said there were no injuries.