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Police Reports: Motorist damages car mirror in road rage incident, teens trespass on school grounds, more

These reports were pulled from police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe) during the week of Sunday-Saturday, March 28-April 3.


There were no incidents of Illinois Department of Employment Services — later referred to as IDES — fraud filed this week in Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth and Glencoe.

April 1

• Three juveniles were found trespassing inside a bus at 9:47 p.m at Regina Dominican High School, 701 Locust Road. The teens were in possession of alcohol and cannabis. They were cited by police then turned over to their parents.

March 31

• An unknown man was discovered on video surveillance stealing items from Walgreens, 811 Green Bay Road.

March 30

• Two scratches were found on a victim’s vehicle in the 3500 block of Lake Avenue.

March 29

• A victim purchased tickets to an exhibit on Craigslist, but the seller didn’t send them and was not responding to the victim.

March 28

• A police officer found a missing street sign for Thornwood Avenue at 21st Street.

March 27

• Two vehicle’s windows were found shattered in the 100 and 200 blocks of 3rd Street.


There was no police activity reported in the Village of Kenilworth this week.


March 23

• An unknown offender used a victim’s personal information to access their Chase business credit card then made unauthorized point redemptions. The amount of loss is more than $5,000.


March 26

• Two bottles of tequila were stolen from Binny’s, 85 Green Bay Road.

March 24

• A victim’s personal information was used to open a Home Depot credit card account. The victim didn’t suffer any financial loss.


There were two incidents of IDES fraud filed March 26 in Northfield.

March 28

• Two motorists were involved in a dispute at 9:51 a.m. in the 400 block of Central Avenue. The complainant advised officers the offender cut them off, then followed them to a parking lot where they exited their vehicle and struck the driver’s side mirror of the complainant’s car. The complainant didn’t sign criminal complaints for the damage since the offender agreed to pay for the mirror; however, the offender was ticketed for disorderly conduct and released from the scene pending a court date on April 27.

March 25

• A resident reported a suspicious vehicle was parked in their driveway in the 200 block of Dickens Road.

The Record’s police reports are taken from police-activity summaries prepared by local police departments. Police Reports contain public information from preliminary reports and are not a complete listing of all police activity. All arrestees are innocent until proven guilty.


This article was developed using publicly available information, such as press releases, municipal records and social media posts.

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