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Police Reports: Road signs damaged, jacket stolen from rideshare

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


Jan. 4

• About $500 in fraudulent transactions reportedly were made to the bank account of a resident, who told police they had left their coat containing their wallet and phone in a rideshare vehicle.


• A private-road sign reportedly was damaged on Dec. 26 at Ravine Road and Sheridan Road and two others reportedly were removed on Dec. 31 from the 800 block of Private Road.

Dec. 29

• Fraudulent purchases totaling $366.95 reportedly were made to a resident’s credit card.


Jan. 2

• An 18-year-old Northbrook resident was arrested for reportedly fleeing a traffic stop, reckless driving and more.


No reports from Dec. 25-31 that fit The Record’s standards for publication


Dec. 30

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


No activity reported from Dec. 29-Jan. 5.

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 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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