Glencoe, News

Police Reports: Home of vacationing residents burglarized, Taylor Swift-ticket 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).


March 3

• A resident reportedly purchased $1,800 in gift cards and sent the codes to a reported scammer.

• A resident’s online grocery account reportedly was used without their permission for a purchase of $128.

March 2

• Two wooden benches reportedly were stolen from outside a home in the 1000 block of Michigan Avenue and used as firewood on the beach.

March 1

• A purse, cash and a laptop reportedly were stolen from a car in the 2300 block of Old Glenview Road after a window was broken to gain access.

Feb. 29

• A vehicle reportedly was damaged when sugar and water were put in its gas tank at Plaza del Lago, 1515 Sheridan Road.

Feb. 27

• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen from the 1200 block of Green Bay Road.

• An unlocked bicycle was stolen from the 500 block of Hunter Road.


No reports that meet The Record’s standards for publication


Feb. 23

• A resident reportedly was scammed out of $1,000 in an attempt to purchase Taylor Swift concert tickets online. The recipient reportedly asked for more money after receiving the $1,000.

• Five bags of groceries reportedly were stolen from the front of a home in the 300 block of Park Avenue.

Feb. 22

• A home reportedly was burglarized in the 0-100 block of Harbor Street. According to the report, a police officer was doing a property check for out-of-town residents and noticed a rear door was pried open and several rooms in the home were ransacked.


Feb. 24

• More than $100 worth of items reportedly were stolen from Sunset Foods, 1812 Green Bay Road.

Feb. 22

• More than $2,000 worth of products reportedly were stolen from Ulta, 135 Skokie Valley Road.

• Several bottles of liquor reportedly were stolen from Target, 2099 Skokie Valley Road.

Feb. 20

• A jacket valued at $550 reportedly was stolen from William’s Ski and Patio, 1672 Old Skokie Road.


No reports between Feb. 26-March 3 that meet The Record’s standards for publication


No activity reported between Feb. 23-March 1

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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