7th Police District officers honored

Of­ficers Randy Vo­gt and Al­fred Fiorentino were named Of­ficers of the Month for Novem­ber dur­ing the monthly meet­ing of the 7th Po­lice Dis­trict Ad­vis­ory Coun­cil on Dec. 20.

On Nov. 1, Vo­gt and Fiorentino ar­res­ted a wo­man who al­legedly threatened a neigh­bor with a .38-caliber re­volver in a dis­pute over the vic­tim’s baby. The wo­man with the gun com­plained that the baby was mak­ing too much noise, po­lice said.

On Nov. 14, the same two of­ficers ar­res­ted a man shortly after he al­legedly robbed two area stores at gun­point. Vo­gt and Fiorentino spot­ted the sus­pect rid­ing a bi­cycle near Grant Av­en­ue and Roosevelt Boulevard. When they ap­proached him, the sus­pect al­legedly reached for his belt as if to grab a gun. The of­ficers tackled him and re­covered a black BB gun from his pos­ses­sion. The man later con­fessed to three ad­di­tion­al gun­point rob­ber­ies in the North­east, po­lice said. •• 

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