Wilmette, News

Police Reports: Car stolen from auto shop, flags taken from golf course

These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).


Oct. 14

• A catalytic converter reportedly was removed overnight from a car parked on the street in the 1500 block of Forest Ave.

Oct. 11

• A car reportedly was stolen at 11:40 a.m. from the Shawnee Service Center, 332 Linden Ave. A male subject reportedly entered the service shop and told staff he was there for an interview. He reportedly then drove away in a 2008 Mercedes Benz 350

Oct. 10

• Personal items reportedly were stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Ridge Road after force was used to enter the home.

Oct. 7

• A bicycle, a Trek 3700, reportedly was stolen from a bike rack at Wilmette Junior High, 620 Locust Road.


Oct. 7

• Airpods reportedly were stolen from a bathroom at New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus, 385 Winnetka Ave.

Oct. 6

• A resident told police that someone entered their vehicle and left garbage overnight in the 100 block of Birch Street.

Oct. 4

• A resident reported that someone used their personal information to apply for loans.


Oct. 9-11

•Three identity thefts were reported that included unknown subjects reportedly opening accounts in residents’ names.

Oct. 9

• Multiple flags reportedly were stolen overnight from the Glencoe Golf Course. The reported loss is $280.


Oct. 6

• A loan of $132,700 reportedly was fraudulently taken out in the name of Northfield business in early September. The incident is under investigation.

Oct. 4

• Wet cement reportedly was damaged when drawings were made in it at Drury Lane and Thackeray Lane. The reported loss is $350.

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. The Record does not publish the names of individuals arrested for nonviolent crimes in preliminary reports unless the incident is a matter of public safety or has broad community implications. All arrestees are innocent until proven guilty

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