Glencoe, News

Police Reports: Brick thrown through home window, burglaries from sailing beach

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


July 12

• Fireworks reportedly caused a small fire at 10:57 p.m. at Thornwood Park in the 2300 block of Kenilworth Avenue.

July 9

• A bicycle reportedly was stolen from a garage in the 100 block of Park Avenue.

July 8

• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen between 7:30-9 p.m. from a bike rack at the Gillson Park sailing beach, 700 Michigan Ave.

• A purse reportedly was stolen between 4:25-5 p.m. from an estate sale in the 200 block of Linden Avenue.

July 7

• A catalytic converter reportedly was stolen from a work van in the 100 block of Green Bay Road.

• A drawstring backpack containing cash and cards reportedly was stolen from the Gillson Park sailing beach, 700 Michigan Ave.

• A car’s rear window reportedly was shattered overnight in the 900 block of Greenwood Avenue.

• A ring valued at $17,000 reportedly was missing when a package in which it was sent arrived at its destination

• A resident reportedly was scammed out of more than $10,000 by an emailer claiming to be with Homeland Security. The emailer reportedly requested $8,800 worth of gift cards and $2,000 in a Zelle payment in response to an alleged warrant for the resident’s arrest.

July 6

• A wallet containing credit cards reportedly was stolen at 1:50 p.m. from Jewel, 411 Green Bay Road


July 4

• A bicycle worth $400 reportedly was stolen between 5:12-5:15 p.m. from an unlocked garage in the 800 block of Hill Road.


July 11

• Nearly $900 reportedly was fraudulently charged to a resident’s credit and debit cards after the cards were taken from the resident’s car parked at the Skokie Country Club, 500 Washington Ave.



July 8

• A small fire in a home’s basement reportedly was put out by the Northfield Fire Department. The fire reportedly was caused by an extension cord within a basement wall in a home in the 500 block of Woodland Lane North.

• Bottles of liquor reportedly were stolen at 8:32 p.m. from Mariano’s, 1822 Willow Road.

• A brick reportedly was thrown through the front window of a home in the 1600-1700 block of Harding Road.


No reports between July 5-11 that fit The Record’s standards for publication

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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