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Police Reports: Arrest in 2021 Northfield robbery, two burglaries at LA Fitness

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


June 25

• A cash register that contained $5 reportedly was stolen from a business in the 1100 block of Green Bay Road.


June 27

• More than $1,000 cash reportedly was taken from a purse between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the 1300 block of Scott Avenue.

• An unlocked bicycle reportedly was stolen from a bike rack at McDonald’s, 858 Green Bay Road, and later recovered at 754 Elm St.

June 25

• An unlocked car reportedly was stolen between 6-6:03 a.m. from a driveway in the 100 block of Church Road.

• A wallet with credit cards and cash reportedly was stolen overnight from a car parked in the 1100 block of Cherry Street.

• A purse containing credit cards, a passport, cash and more reportedly was stolen from the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue.


June 20

• Four Chicago residents were arrested in connection with a residential burglary in the 800 block of Oak Drive in April.

• At least two bike seats reportedly were stolen off bikes racked at the Glencoe Metra station, 724 Old Green Bay Road.


June 30

• Cash reportedly was stolen from a locker after a lock reportedly was cut and removed at LA Fitness, 115 Skokie Valley Road.

June 26

• A pro-Israel display reportedly was vandalized at 1810 St. John’s Ave. The report says a flag pole was broken, photo torn and permit removed.

• Seven bottles of liquor reportedly were stolen from Jewel, 1600 Deerfield Road.

June 24

• Nearly $900 worth of allergy medication reportedly was stolen from Walgreens, 632 Roger Williams Ave.

• Apple AirPods reportedly were stolen from LA Fitness, 115 Skokie Valley Road.


June 28

• A Texas resident was arrested in connection with a 2021 robbery outside of Northfield Restaurant, 391 Central Ave. Authorities located the man in Wisconsin on June 28 and reportedly obtained a confession in Northfield. The man was charged with theft. Another alleged offender, a Texas woman, was arrested in 2022 for her involvement in the crime.


June 25

• An unlocked car with the keys inside reportedly was stolen between 6-6:45 a.m. from the 600 block of Melrose Avenue. The car reportedly was located undamaged at 2:30 p.m. in Chicago and returned to the rental company, which reportedly did not want to pursue a criminal investigation.

• A car reportedly stolen out of Chicago was located in the 700 block of Maclean Avenue around the same time time as the rental-car theft.

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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