These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Highland Park, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
• An air-conditioning unit and furnace worth more than $9,000 reportedly were fraudulently charged to a resident’s credit card.
• Five bottles of liquor reportedly were stolen at 4:26 p.m. from Walgreens, 3232 Lake Ave.
• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed.
• 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.
• A car reportedly was stolen overnight from the 1200 block of Cherry Street and later recovered in Broadview.
• A resident reportedly never received concert tickets after paying an online seller $1,000.
• A resident reportedly was deceived into buying $1,400 in Target gift cards for a computer program.
• 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.
• 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.
• Two windows in the side door of a home reportedly were broken in the 50th bock of Laurel Avenue
• Two toilet fixtures and a leaf blower reportedly were stolen from a garage in the 3000 block of Greenwood Avenue.
• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen from New Trier High School, 7 S. Happ Road.
• Approximately $27,000 in fraudulent transactions reportedly were made to a local business’s bank account over a period of one month.
• 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.