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Police Reports: Small fire in vacant Winnetka home, reported thefts at Mariano’s, 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, June 6-13.


There were four incidents of Illinois Department of Employment Services fraud filed between June 4-11 in Wilmette.

June 9

• An auto part was reported stolen off a parked vehicle in the 600 block of Hibbard Road.

June 6

• Bikes were reported stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Middlebury Lane and Wilmette Jr. High, 620 Locust Road. Another report was filed June 4, when a black Haro BMX bike went missing from the bike rack near the Gillson Park Beach House, 700 Michigan Ave.

June 4

• A backpack was reported stolen between 8-9:10 p.m. at the Gillson Park dog beach, 700 Michigan Ave.


June 1

• A vacant home was reportedly entered between 7:30-8:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Pine Street and debris was left on the stove, which may have caused a small fire that occurred at the property. The Winnetka Fire Department responded, and damages cost $800.


June 10

• Jeffrey S. Klegerman, 64, of Chicago, was arrested for retail theft at 2:40 p.m. after he allegedly stole $760 worth of merchandise (toiletries and over-the-counter medication) from Mariano’s, 1822 Willow Road. The store’s employees told police they witnessed the subject exit the store without paying. He was arrested, charged and released on bond pending a court date on Aug. 27. Another unrelated retail theft was reported around 2 p.m. June 8 at Mariano’s, where a male subject attempted to exit the store without paying for $540 worth of merchandise. Mariano’s staff confronted the unknown subject in the parking lot and advised him the police were being called, at which time he abandoned the merchandise and left the area.

• A car tire was reportedly slashed overnight in the 1700 block of Northfield Square.

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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