These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Highland Park, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
• A resident reportedly was scammed out of $1,200 after someone purporting to be a friend from church contacted the resident via text and email and requested gift cards.
• A home reportedly was burglarized in the 400 block of Wilshire Drive East. Several rooms reportedly were ransacked; though, nothing was reported missing.
• An individual reportedly scammed a teenager out of $370 by requesting digital payments related to a crypto currency class.
• More than $5,000 unauthorized transactions reportedly were made on a resident’s credit card.
• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed in an amount exceeding $5,000.
• Three Arlington Heights men were arrested for allegedly breaking into a Glencoe home in October 2022.
• A catalytic converter reportedly was stolen between 11 a.m.-8 p.m. from a car parked at Sunset Foods, 1812 Green Bay Road.
• A ride-share driver reportedly drove away with $200 worth of groceries purchased by a passenger after dropping the passenger off.
• Glasses, jewelry and other items reportedly were stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Park Avenue West in October 2022 and reported to police on May 3.
• Clothes reportedly were stolen from a car in the 1300 block of Ridge Road sometime between March 16-April 30.
• An undisclosed amount of cash reportedly was stolen from a safe inside Dairy Queen, 600 Central Ave.
• Two cars reportedly were broken into in the 2200 block of St. John’s Avenue.
• An umbrella reportedly was stolen from a car in the 2200 block of Linden Avenue.
• A home in the 300 block of Regent Wood Road reportedly was burglarized.
• A catalytic converter reportedly was stolen between 3:15-6:45 p.m. from a car parked at Mariano’s, 1822 Willow Road.
• Four residents reported mailed checks that reportedly were stolen, altered and cashed.
No activity reported between May 5-12
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.