ISP License Plate Readers Already Proven Effective In Catching Suspects In Carjackings, Expressway Shootings

For years we've been telling you about stolen cars in Chicago and expressway shootings.

Dan Ryan, Expressway Shootings

1/29/2022 7:30:00 AM

ISP License Plate Readers Already Proven Effective In Catching Suspects In Carjackings , Expressway Shootings

For years we've been telling you about stolen cars in Chicago and expressway shootings .

CHICAGO (CBS) —For years we’ve been telling you about stolen cars in Chicago and expressway shootings. Now Illinois State Police have a new tool to catch the bad guys and they say it’s already working.More eyes are on drivers, and more specifically, their cars, as CBS 2’s Meredith Barack reported from the Dan Ryan.

READ MORE:Chicago First Alert Weather: Clearing Skies, Wind Chills Bring Sub-Zero Feels-Like Temps99 automatic license plate readers now line the Dan Ryan — taking pictures of each and every license plate that goes by.State Police say one reason this expressway was the first one chosen is because of the high number of shootings that happen here.

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99 license plate cameras installed on Dan Ryan to aid in Chicago expressway shooting investigationsThe cameras are part of a $12.5 million grant to aid investigators in Chicago expressway shootings and vehicular hijackings, police say. 'how can we use 12 million dollars to make life better in Chicago.' 'Hey let's fill pot holes and fix the roads.' 'How about instead we install a massive draconian camera system that will ultimately be abused to get us more money instead.' They should start making license plates better Quality - the plastic film just peels off.. So it’s a grant . This good at least there will be no increase on tolls?

Authorities searching for armed suspect after chase and carjackingA search is underway for an armed suspect who carjacked a woman after being chased by Washington State Patrol troopers and then crashed in a stolen pickup, according to Washington State Patrol troopers. Probably cause right there Glad you fixed that carjacking a car line

11-year-old charged in armed carjacking in Mount Greenwood; video shows crime unfoldAn 11-year-old boy has been charged with carjacking two women in Chicago's Mount Greenwood neighborhood, and the crime was caught on surveillance video.

2 suspects in shooting death of 8-year-old bystander in Chicago ordered held without bondAssistant State's Attorney James Murphy said one suspect had been on juvenile probation after pleading guilty to carjackings and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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WANTED: South Austin shooting suspect caught on videoPolice are looking for a suspect in connection to a South Austin murder earlier this month.