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Police Reports: Drunken driver hits police car, six-figure theft from local business

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


Feb. 23

• A checkbook reportedly was stolen from an unlocked car in the 1600 block of Greenwood Avenue.

• Approximately $500 worth of beer and alcohol reportedly were stolen from Jewel, 411 Green Bay Road.

Feb. 22

• Three bottles of Champagne and two bottles of wine reportedly were stolen from CVS, 1515 Sheridan Rod.

Feb. 21

• More than $100,000 reportedly was withdrawn from a local business’s account without the business’s permission.


Feb. 16

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

Feb. 13-14

• String of car burglaries detailed in separate report.

Feb. 13

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


Feb. 16

• Several fraudulent charges reportedly were made to a resident’s credit card.


Feb. 16

• Credit cards and cash reportedly were stolen from a wallet in the 110 block of Skokie Valley Road.

Feb. 15

• Amazon Fire sticks, a camera and a Nintendo Switch reportedly were stolen from Target, 2099 Skokie Valley Road.

Feb. 14

• Approximately $1,500 in products reportedly were stolen from Ulta, 135 Skokie Valley Road.

Feb. 13

• Approximately $600 in shaving products reportedly were stolen from Target, 2099 Skokie Valley Road.


Feb. 25

• An individual was arrested for driving under the influence after allegedly crashing their vehicle into a Northbrook Police squad car at 8:17 p.m. at Voltz Road and Sunset Ridge Road.

Feb. 23

• Police investigated a report of a male customer of Fields BMW, 700 Frontage Road, taking cellphone photographs of female employees from a low angle. The customer was asked not to return and issued a criminal trespass warning.

Feb. 19

• A woman reportedly shouted racist comments at a fellow customer at Breaking Point Shell, 1855 Willow Road. Police questioned the female and customer, and the store requested the woman not return to the business, according to the report. The woman reportedly was issued a criminal trespass warning.


No activity reported between Feb. 16-23

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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