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Police Reports: Teens caught burglarizing country club; vandals hit vacant Baker’s Square building; American flags stolen

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


Aug. 2

• A grill valued at $2,500 reportedly was stolen from a backyard in the 1000 block of Central Avenue.

Aug. 1

• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from a bike rack near the Lakeview Center, 700 Michigan Ave.

July 31

• Three male teenagers — two from Wilmette and one from Glenview — were arrested for allegedly burglarizing the locker room at Westmoreland Country Club, 2601 Old Glenview Road. Police say they responded to an alarm at 3:58 a.m. and encountered two subjects with property from the men’s locker room. A third subject reportedly was apprehended a “short time later.”

• Televisions, windows, chairs and lightbulbs reportedly were smashed inside the old Baker’s Square building, 200 Skokie Blvd. Police say the rear door was open and estimated damages are $5,000.

July 30

• A cellphone and wallet reportedly were taken after a Metra passenger allegedly left them on the train at 11:30 p.m. on July 29. The victim reportedly discovered transactions in Highland Park on their debit card totaling $1,300.


No reported activity from July 18-25.


Aug. 2

• An American flag and a flag pole reportedly were stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Elm Ridge Drive.

July 28

• An American flag reportedly was stolen from a home in the 700 block of Sycamore Lane. The reported victim told police American flags were also stolen from other homes in the same block.


No reports between July 25-31 that fit The Record’s standards for publication


Aug. 1

• A fraudulent credit card reportedly was opened using a resident’s personal information.

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.

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