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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.


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