Police Reports: Phony sale of dog, package thefts and more
These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
WILMETTE (Nov. 19)
• Packages reportedly were stolen from the front porch of a residence in the 200 block of Wood Court.
• A bicycle reportedly was stolen from an unlocked detached garage in the 300 block of Greenleaf Avenue.
• A resident reported that their home in the 1400 block of Lake Avenue was burglarized between Nov. 9-12. It is unclear what was taken.
WINNETKA (Nov. 15)
• Credit cards to Home Depot and NAPA Auto Parts reportedly were opened in a resident’s name without the resident’s permission.
GLENCOE (Nov. 17)
• Credit cards reportedly were opened in a resident’s name without the resident’s permission. The reported loss is $131.16.
• Two packages reportedly were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 600 block of Greenleaf Avenue. Police reportedly found the packages in the roadway near Greenleaf and Hawthorne Avenue.
• A resident reportedly attempted to purchase a dog online for $500 and reported to police that they never received the dog or their money back.
NORTHFIELD (Nov. 14)
• More than $16,000 in transactions reportedly were fraudulently charged in August to an account belonging to a resident.
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
This article was developed using publicly available information, such as press releases, municipal records and social media posts.