Glencoe, News

Police Reports: License-plate reader leads to arrest, money-transfer scam

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. 21

• A reportedly stolen car from the 700 block of Laurel Avenue was recovered in the 500 block of Laurel Avenue.

• A credit card reportedly was stolen from a car in the 400 block of Linden Avenue.


No reports between Jan. 8-15 that fit The Record‘s standards for publication.


Jan. 15

• Following an alert from the Village’s license-plate readers, a Grayslake 67-year-old was arrested for reportedly being in possession of a stolen vehicle.


Jan. 12

• Money reportedly was stolen from a resident who gave their phone to another person to complete a purportedly complete a wire transfer; however, the individual reportedly sent funds to an unknown person.

Jan. 9

• Items reportedly were stolen from a retail business in the 2000 block of Skokie Valley Road.


Jan. 10

• Nearly $4,000 reportedly was fraudulently removed from a resident’s bank account.


No reported activity between Jan. 12-19

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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