These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
• Cash and jewelry reportedly were stolen between 5:45-7:15 p.m. from a home in the 400 block of Wilshire Drive.
• A resident reportedly was scammed out of $550 after someone contacted them purporting to be from an internet provider and promising discounted service in exchange for gift cards.
• Two cars reportedly were broken into overnight in the 800 block of Lavergne and 500 block of Washington, respectively.
• Four unlocked cars reportedly were broken into in the 100 block of Lauren Avenue (2) and 700 block of 9th Street (2).
• A car reportedly stolen from Wilmette was recovered in Chicago.
• A Village of Wilmette traffic monitoring device reportedly was stolen from the 800 block of Lavergne Avenue. The item’s value is reported at $2,500.
• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed in the amount of $4,500.
• An American flag reportedly was stolen from a home in the 800 block of Glen Oak Drive.
• A resident reportedly was scammed by a caller who purporting to be from ComEd and asking for $250 or the power would be shut off.
• A home in the 500 block of Dundee Road reportedly was burglarized between Sept. 21-25 when the homeowner was out of town.
• A home in the 200 block of Wagner Road reportedly was burglarized between noon and 1:40 p.m. Entry reportedly was made by forcing open a patio door and then an interior door.
• A home in the 200 block of S. Happ Road reportedly was burglarized “in the past few days.” Entry reportedly was made by forcing open a side door.
No activity was publicly reported between Sept. 23-30.
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.