These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
• Two checkbooks reportedly were stolen from a car in the 200 block of Thelin Court.
• Two 18-year-olds were arrested and charged with unlawful use of a weapon after reportedly exiting a car on the Edens Expressway and running into a store in Edens Plaza. The teenagers reportedly had firearms in their possession.
• A motorist reportedly pointed a gun at another motorist after a dispute in the 300 block of Skokie Boulevard.
• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen from Plaza del Lago, 1515 Sheridan Road.
• Jewelry, electronics and more reportedly were stolen between 6:30-7:20 p.m. from a home in the 1700 block of Elmwood Avenue. A side door to the home reportedly was pried open.
• More than $3,000 reportedly was stolen from a resident when an individual purporting to be a Microsoft representative requested the resident purchase gift cards and send the information.
• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed in an amount exceeding $5,000.
• Cash reportedly was stolen overnight from three downtown Glencoe businesses: Foodstuffs, 338 Park Ave., Wayne’s Cleaners, 340 Park Ave., and OK Cleaners, 651 Vernon Ave. Police officers responded at 12:10 a.m. to an alarm from one of the businesses and reportedly found broken-glass entry at the storefronts. According to police, video from the scene shows an individual breaking the glass with a hammer and taking cash from the registers.
• Multiple mailed checks reportedly were stolen, altered and cashed.
No reported activity from March 10-17
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.