These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
• A resident reportedly received a fraudulent email from a sender purporting to be with the Best Buy Geek Squad and asking for the resident to renew tech-support services. The sender reportedly collected the resident’s personal information and accessed the resident’s computer.
• A home reportedly was broken into between 8:30 a.m. and 5:55 p.m. in the 3000 block of Washington Avenue.
• Cigarettes, lottery tickets and cash reportedly were stolen at around 6 a.m. from the Shell gas station at 399 Ridge Road.
• A cellphone and cash reportedly were stolen from an unlocked car in the 1000 block of Seminole Road.
• Five bottles of liquor reportedly were stolen from the Jewel at 1517 Sheridan Road.
• Two fake Rolex watches reportedly were sold to Fuenfer Jewelers, 124 Skokie Blvd., for close to $13,000 total.
• Fraudulent purchases totaling $740 reportedly were made to a resident’s Citi Bank credit card.
• More than $700 in items reportedly were stolen from Binny’s Beverage Depot, 85 Green Bay Road.
• A resident reportedly was scammed out of $10,581 by a caller purporting to be with USAA banking. The caller reportedly prompted the resident to provide personal information to access the resident’s bank accounts.
• Fraudulent checks totaling more than $29,000 reportedly were cashed to a resident’s bank account.
• A container with jewelry inside reportedly was stolen some time between Sept. 1-16 during a residential move. The reported loss is more than $12,000.
Oct. 25 and Oct. 20
• Three residents filed reports that mail they recentlydropped off at the local post office reportedly was stolen and attempts were made to alter and cash checks within the mail.
• A home reportedly was burglarized in the 200 block of Wagner Road. Entry reportedly was made by prying open a door.
No incidents were reported between Oct. 21-28.
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 and named in in preliminary reports unless the incident is a matter of public safety or has significant community implications. All arrestees are innocent until proven guilty.