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Police Reports: Arrest made for stolen car, gun possession; bikes stolen from NTHS

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


Oct. 11

• An air-conditioning unit and furnace worth more than $9,000 reportedly were fraudulently charged to a resident’s credit card.

Oct. 7

• Five bottles of liquor reportedly were stolen at 4:26 p.m. from Walgreens, 3232 Lake Ave.

Oct. 4

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed.

Oct. 1

• Police arrested one Chicago man and one juvenile after locating a vehicle reportedly stolen in Chicago. According to the report, officers saw a gun and ammunition in the car, as well as spent shell casings outside of the car, and located the two individuals in the area with the help of a K9 officer.


Oct. 6

• A car reportedly was stolen overnight from the 1200 block of Cherry Street and later recovered in Broadview.

Oct. 4

• A resident reportedly never received concert tickets after paying an online seller $1,000.


Oct. 10

• A resident reportedly was deceived into buying $1,400 in Target gift cards for a computer program.

Oct. 7

• An individual fled after reportedly being caught attempted to enter a car in the 1000 block of Old Elm Lane. The individual reportedly entered a car and evaded police as well.


Oct. 13

• Police arrested a Hardwood Heights man for reportedly breaking into a home in April 2023 in the 1700 block of Dale Avenue. During the break-in, police say, the homeowners were sleeping inside the home, entry was forced and items were stolen.

Oct. 3

• Two windows in the side door of a home reportedly were broken in the 50th bock of Laurel Avenue

Oct. 2

• Two toilet fixtures and a leaf blower reportedly were stolen from a garage in the 3000 block of Greenwood Avenue.


Oct. 7

• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen from New Trier High School, 7 S. Happ Road.

Oct. 6

• Approximately $27,000 in fraudulent transactions reportedly were made to a local business’s bank account over a period of one month.

Oct. 2

• A bicycle reportedly was stolen between 7:50 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. from New Trier High School, 7 S. Happ Road.


No activity reported between Oct. 6-13

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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