Police reports: $12,000 in stolen equipment, thousands of dollars in credit card fraud

These reports have been taken from the latest policy summaries provided by the services in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).


April 13

• Personal items were allegedly stolen from two unlocked cars in an unlocked garage in the 200 block of Maple Avenue.

April 11

• Retail items were allegedly stolen from Jewel-Osco, 1517 Sheridan Road, Plaza del Lago.

April 10

• A traffic sign was allegedly stolen at the intersection of Blackhawk and Seminole.

April 9

• Retail items were allegedly stolen from the Jewel at 411 Green Bay Road.


April 9

• Over $5,000 was allegedly debited from a resident’s credit card without his knowledge.

April 7

• Approximately $375 in damage was reportedly caused by spray paint on a concrete wall at the intersection of Tower Road and Old Green Bay Road.

• Unauthorized transactions totaling $3,960 were allegedly made from a resident’s bank account between April 5 and April 7.

April 6

• Items valued at approximately $300 reportedly stolen from Walgreens, 925 Green Bay Road.


April 10

• Food times allegedly stolen around 7:15 p.m. from Grand Foods, 341 Hazel Ave.

April 8

• Food times allegedly stolen around 3:15 p.m. from Grand Foods, 341 Hazel Ave.


April 8

• Over $2,500 worth of electronics were allegedly purchased on Feb. 28 using a resident’s information without the resident’s permission.

April 4

• A construction tool was reportedly removed from a work truck between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the 300 block of Lagoon Drive. The declared loss is $12,000.


April 14

• A package was allegedly stolen from a porch in the 600 block of Ivy Court.

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 those arrested for non-violent crimes in preliminary reports, unless the incident is a matter of public safety or has broad community implications. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

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