Glencoe, News

Police Reports: Counterfeit bills used, skin-care items stolen

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

WILMETTE (Updated on Tuesday, Jan. 30)

Jan. 26

• Liquor bottles valued at $117 reportedly were stolen from Walgreens, 3232 Lake Ave.

Jan. 22

• A wallet containing credit cards reportedly was stolen from an unlocked car in the 3500 block of Forest Avenue.

Jan. 21

• A car’s driver’s side window reportedly was smashed in the 400 block of 5th Street.

Jan. 20

• Three individuals reportedly used counterfeit $100 bills for purchases in the 3200 block of Lake Avenue.


Jan. 21

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed in an amount exceeding $5,000.


No reports between Jan. 17-24 that fit The Record’s standards of publication.


Jan. 21

• Several skin-care items reportedly were stolen from a business in the 600 block of Elm Place.


No reports between Jan. 15-21 that fit The Record’s standards for publication.


No reported activity between Jan. 19-26

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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