Monday, May 14, 2012

Chicago Police Officer John McCarthy, left, and his partner Lucas Wise nabbed an alleged bank robber minutes after the robbery

PHOTO: Chicago Police Officer John McCarthy, left, and his partner Lucas Wise
Chicago police officers arrested a suspect minutes after the man is believed to have held up an Old Town bank this afternoon.

The man is being questioned in the robbery of the Fifth Third Bank branch, 145 W. North Avenue, about 2:15 p.m. today, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien. The robber implied he had a gun and fled with cash from the bank.

The suspect was cornered by three Near North District tactical officers, including one who was among officers who arrested a suspect in a March bank robbery a mile south of today's heist.

Near North District Officer John McCarthy and his partner, Officer Lucas Wise, were patrolling in the area when they heard a description of the suspect broadcast on police radio, McCarthy said. Soon after, the officers spotted a man matching the robber’s description, wearing dark pants and a gray shirt, about three blocks from the bank in the 200 block of West Schiller Street, McCarthy said.

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30 comments:

I Voted For Obama said...

Nicely done, even though they did nab an Obama voter.

Anonymous said...

GREAT GUYS, WORK WITH THEM, CONGRATS.

Anonymous said...

Well at least ONE McCarthy on this job actually DOES SOMETHING

Anonymous said...

Great work!!!

Gotta love how one guy is loaded down with gear and the other has a set of cuffs dangling from his belt!!

Anonymous said...

C'mon, it can't be that hard to spot that one black guy walking in a white neighborhood...

Anonymous said...

Fucken homos lol they belong in 023

Anonymous said...

Good but i still don't like banks.

Anonymous said...

I'd rather be lucky than good any day. And that's what these guys were...LUCKY.

ANYONE can find a guy when you're given an exact description of the guy you're looking for. And finding a nigger in an all white area??? Gee whiz!! THAT musta been difficult.

Quit all the ass-grabbing, ladies. Rescue some kids or a senior in a wheelchair from a house engulfed in flames and then get back to us. A nigger "bank robber" that "implied" a gun is the equivalent of nabbing a shoplifter, only with a federal charge attached to it.

Aldo Raine

Anonymous said...

PO's hair became parted down the middle while giving chase. Still mourning who with black band over badge? -this place sucks-

Anonymous said...

Great job guys! Now get back to fucking work. I need movers, parkers, curfews, and ANOV's!!!! Don't forget to swipe in or I'll raise your pension contributions to 14%... oh wait, I'm doing that anyway... just remember to swipe in and then get back to fucking work.

NEIL BERGSTEIN said...

YEA, good job!!

I'd like to be behind that one guy if "hell breaks loose"; the guy w/all
those clips. Are those grenades in that round pouch? Cool arsenal....

Anonymous said...

What is all that stuff that guy is carrying? I see at least two extra pistol mags and two M4 mags. Where does he work, Kabul? Jesus, how did we ever survive with six in the gun and six on the belt.

Anonymous said...

Good job officers..


But who's the fuckin comedian that put them together?

Daily? hahahhaa .

Anonymous said...

Gotta love how one guy is loaded down with gear and the other has a set of cuffs dangling from his belt!!

I knew someone would be a uniform inspector before I even looked at the comments... GFY

Anonymous said...

Nice. Guy will 1000 rounds on his vest, really, guy like that play with many guns and have no personality? Guy with cuffs dangling, thats the Chicago way he's probably the real police.

Mark12A said...

I miss the old SIS days when you could just shoot a bank robber. Happy days.

Anonymous said...

Nice Job Officers.
I just can't let this one go though, after seeing that photo.One, the real police, the other....well you know.
Glad Both of you are safe. If the PO on the right fell down, he'd never be able to get back up due to all the weight tacked onto the vest.

Anonymous said...

Its the national memorial for police week! Maybe thats why hes got a band on his star. He could use a new haircut. Agree with that. Anyway good job by officers.

Anonymous said...

Old school and hairgel! Hilarious

Anonymous said...

I knew someone would be a uniform inspector before I even looked at the comments... GFY

May 15, 2012 8:52 AM


YOUR A FUCKING DIPSHIT THAT CAN'T READ

The comment wasn't from a fucking "inspector" point of view, it was just the differences in equipment. Wear whatever the hell makes you comfortable. So take your GFY and show it up your pussy ass.

Anonymous said...

The robber was actually looking for a "Fourth Third Bank" and settled on Fifth Third instead, just nigger luck I guess!

Anonymous said...

The guy on the left even has his star number covered up. Definitely the real police. What I want to know is why he's working with the stroke on the right? Must have been forced or maybe he's acting as his FTO.

Anonymous said...

Gotta love how one guy is loaded down with gear and the other has a set of cuffs dangling from his belt!!

May 14, 2012 10:24 PM

Well the one guy only needs a set of cuffs because the other stroke is carrying all his shit for him! LOL

Anonymous said...

That idiot on the right just LOVES the job. He's sad when his shift is over and he has to go home. He'd do this job for free if you stopped paying him. He's one of those guys that does 100 mph to a monkey domestic and thinks he's making a difference. Ignorance is bliss.

Anonymous said...

It's funny that this gets press but in the ghetto districts this happens all the time and guys get caught and ya hear nothing. Because it's not in a liberal town where police presence is assumed.

Retired,Rested and Ready said...

A new kid was transferred into A/5 Traffic back in 1973. He stood roll call with us for the first time wearing two guns. A very old timer (Joe Garibaldi RIP) took one look at him and yelled "Holy
shit. Two guns?? How you gonna make any dough? You`ll scare the traffic violators". We laughed our asses off.

Anonymous said...

Old school? HARDLY. Try 12 yoj. Qualifying for working day furlo does NOT make you "old school" junior. Loser.

Anonymous said...

Lucas Wise is a total douche. Needs his dick stomped in.

Anonymous said...

That "idiot" is my brother. He is a military veteran and he's been on the job for a very long time. Before you decide to make fun of people maybe you should read the news and remember how violent the city of Chicago is... I'm glad my brother is over prepared because he comes home every night.

Anonymous said...

Actually the "stroke" on the right is an FTO and a lot more knowledgeable then most police officers.