Home Crime Police Reports: Break-in at Wilmette business, more mail fraud and indictment from 2021 home invasion

Police Reports: Break-in at Wilmette business, more mail fraud and indictment from 2021 home invasion

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Police Reports: Break-in at Wilmette business, more mail fraud and indictment from 2021 home invasion

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

WILMETTE

April 3

• Electronics reportedly were stolen in the morning hours from Wilmette Massage Center, 417 4th St.

April 2

• A teenager was arrested in the 700 block of Ridge Road for allegedly being in possession of a stolen car.

WINNETKA

March 28

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed for an amount exceeding $5,000 between March 3-14.

March 27

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed for $969 between Nov. 5-Feb. 22.

March 21

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed for $1,427.

• A car reportedly was illegally entered in the 800 block of Pine Street.

GLENCOE

April 3

• A car reportedly was stolen from a driveway in the 400 block of Vernon Avenue. The keys reportedly in the vehicle, which was later recovered by the Chicago Police Department.

March 31

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed.

March 24

• Multiple mailed checks reportedly were stolen and cashed.

NORTHFIELD

March 29

• Multiple mailed checks reportedly were stolen and at least one was altered and cashed.

March 28

• A mailed check reportedly was stolen, altered and cashed

March 27

• A Chicago man was indicted on home invasion charges after allegedly breaking into a home in the 200 block of S. Happ Road in December 2021. Charges include eight counts of home invasion and four counts of armed robbery, as well as crimes related to the possession and discharge of a firearm.

March 21

• Credit cards reportedly were stolen and used after an individual lost their wallet at the Shell gas station, 1855 Willow Road.

March 20

• A purse containing cash and gift cars reportedly was stolen between 5:30-9:15 p.m. from a car in the parking lot of The Happ Inn, 305 N. Happ Road.

KENILWORTH

No activity reported between March 31-April 7

March 29

• Nine thousand dollars reportedly was stolen from a resident during a scam in which the scammer purported to be assisting with a fraud alert and requested the resident purchase gift cards and provide access information for the cards.

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 in preliminary reports unless the incident is a matter of public safety or has significant community implications. All arrestees are innocent until proven guilty.

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