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Police Reports: Third offense for dog owner, multiple retail thefts, 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, May 9-16.


May 9 and 10

• There were two reported incidents of criminal defacement at the skatepark, 3000 Glenview Road, and the CTA rail yard, 349 Linden Ave.


May 6

• A wooden NTHS lacrosse sign, worth $35, was reported stolen overnight between May 5-6 from a residence in the 1200 block of Cherry Street.

May 4

• A victim’s personal information reportedly was used to open a fraudulent Verizon account and make purchases, worth $949, between April 27-May 4.

May 2

• An unattended skateboard, worth $200, was reported stolen between 6:45-7:35 p.m. from the area around the Maple Street Beach House, 725 Sheridan Road.

April 30

• An unknown offender reportedly accessed a victim’s personal accounts to make fraudulent purchases, worth $375, after they instructed the victim to visit a website for computer support.


May 11

• A victim said they were deceived into purchasing several gift cards, worth less than $10,000, and then provide unknown offenders access to them. Questions to Glencoe Public Safety regarding the exact amount of money lost have been unanswered as of press time.


May 8

• A male subject stole approximately $736 worth of alcohol at 4:05 p.m. from Mariano’s, 1822 Willow Road. Another retail theft was reported May 6, when a subject left the store without paying for various items, including alcohol and allergy medication, valued at approximately $528. The offender fled and the merchandise was recovered. A Mariano’s staff member sustained a minor abrasion after falling to the ground attempting to tackle the offender as they fled and was transported to Glenbrook Hospital. 

May 7

• At 7:43 p.m., a female subject placed several unknown items into a bag and left Walgreen’s, 1825 Willow Road, without paying, and then a male subject left without paying for numerous dietary supplements valued at approximately $450. The case is under investigation.

May 6

• A 77-year-old resident was issued local ordinance citations for dog at large (third offense) and dog snapping, growling, jumping upon or threatening at 6:06 p.m. in the 1600 block of Mt. Pleasant Street. The tickets were issued after her dog, a lab mix, ran out of the house and bit another dog that was being walked nearby. The complainant’s dog suffered several injuries and was treated at an area veterinarian. According to police, the offender’s citation fine increases based on the number of offenses.

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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