Two men lured nine individuals into armed robberies in the Rogers Park neighborhood using the Grindr hook-up app, according to a Nov. 11 report on the Crime in Wrigleyville + Boystown blog.
Stephen Jackson of Evanston and Trenell Kirkman of Blue Island are being held without bail after luring nine various men into a gangway in the 7600 block of North Bosworth Avenue. Each victim was robbed at gunpoint. The men were arrested Nov. 9 after a Chicago Police Department undercover investigation.
According to CWB, Jackson has been charged with three felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, felony attempted armed robbery with a firearm, felony unlawful possession of a credit-debit card, and misdemeanor possession of a firearm with an expired ownership identifiedation card. Kirkman has meanwhile been charged with four felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm, felony attempted armed robbery with a firearm and misdemeanor solicitation of a sexual act.
CWB's report is at bit.ly/2AAOi5s .