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Police Reports: Smash-and-grab store buglaries reported in Glencoe and Northfield

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


Dec. 13

• A car tire reportedly was slashed in the parking lot of Starbucks, 3232 Lake Ave.

• A wallet reportedly was stolen out of a shopping cart around noon at Fresh Market, 3232 Lake Ave.

• Wallet and keys of a CTA employee reportedly were stolen from the railyard at 349 Linden Ave.

Dec. 12

• An individual reportedly was battered on a Metra train near the station at 349 Linden Ave. According to the report the alleged victim was spit on and struck in the back of the head.

• A resident reporting seeing an individual pulling on car door handles in the 600 block of Forest Avenue. At least four vehicles in the area, including in the 600 block of 15th Street and 1200 block of Gregory Avenue, reportedly were broken into.


Dec. 7

• Three cars reportedly suffered thousands of dollars of damage overnight in the 400 block of Winnetka Avenue.

• More than $5,000 in fraudulent transactions reportedly were made to a resident’s credit car between Nov. 7-Dec. 1.


Dec. 13

• Parkway Drugs, 353 Park Ave., reportedly was robbed by multiple offenders around 5:45 a.m. According to a police statement, surveillance video caught two masked individuals breaking the glass entry door of the shop before stealing multiple items and fleeing “in a waiting vehicle.”

Dec. 4

• A package reportedly was stolen from the front porch of a home in the 500 block of Greenleaf Ave.


Dec. 11

• Breaking Point Shell gas station, 1855 Willow Road, reportedly was burglarized overnight. The store’s front glass door reportedly was smashed and numerous items, including cigarettes and cash, reportedly were stolen from inside.

Dec. 8

• Gifts worth about $1,500 reportedly were stolen from a car parking in the Northfield Village Square Shopping Center on Happ Road.


No activity was reported Dec. 9-16

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.


This article was developed using publicly available information, such as press releases, municipal records and social media posts.

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