Friday, May 18, 2012

Burglary suspect fleeing police jumps into Chicago River


A man suspected of burglary jumped into the South Branch of the Chicago River this evening while fleeing police, but was quickly picked up by the Chicago Police Marine Unit, authorities said.

The man, who was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment after he jumped into the river near the 2200 block of South Lumber Street, south of Cermak Road, about 8:15 p.m. while being pursued by police, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines. The man was in good condition after being taken out of the water, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Joe Roccasalva.

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16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Always Remember;

Shit don't Float!

Anonymous said...

Them marine unit boys been busy lately. Nice job by all involved. Not a cop

Anonymous said...

They should have thrown rocks at the asshole while he was in the water.

Anonymous said...

Good condition except for the parasites in his body just waiting to kill him! Never...Never...Never touch Chicago River water!!!

Emil Bronsky said...

Have you ever heard of that story about lame irrelevant hipster college douche band Dave Matthews dumping the shit from their tour bus onto a ferry passing by below the bridge on the Chicago River.

Anonymous said...

Actually most old timers will remember when swimming races were held in the river.

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Anonymous said...

SOUNDS LIKE A WET BACK

Anonymous said...

The police should be sued......they put this gentlemans life in danger.....thank God (if you believe in he or she) he didn't get

I Voted For Obama said...

Good thing the Marine Unit rescued him. Obama voters have flotation issues.

Anonymous said...

Couldnt have been a nigger cause they dont swim.

Mark12A said...

I just remember recovering the body of a nigger who stole more chain than he could swim with.

Anonymous said...

AQUAMAN GOT DEPORTED 10 YEARS AGO!
Did he get a license and a visa?

Hellava chase :-)

Anonymous said...

I wonder what disease this dummy will get now? That river smells like hell, most of the time.

Anonymous said...

Just be glad the M-6 crew didn't respond , or this guy would have drown or been free to commit more crimes!

I Voted For Obama said...

Who would steal chain?

I Voted For Obama said...

Who would steal chain?