These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Highland Park, Northfield, Kenilworth and Glencoe).
• Two cones and a “Slow down” sign reportedly were stolen from a residential driveway in the 700 block of Michigan Avenue.
• A resident’s checks reportedly were stolen and cashed in an amount over $4,000.
• Over a three-month period, someone reportedly forged and cashed 10 checks worth $27,000 against a resident’s investment account.
• A resident reportedly was scammed out of $18,000 in Bitcoin by a purported business owner.
• Two bicycles reportedly were stolen from Lloyd Park, 799 Sheridan Road.
• More than $5,000 reportedly was stolen from a resident’s bank account after an unknown individual used the resident’s personal information.
• A package reportedly was stolen from the lobby of a residential complex in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.
• A stop sign reportedly was removed from the intersection of Grove Street and Edgewood Lane.
• A home-repair company reportedly failed to complete work on a local home but cashed multiple checks and stopped replying to the homeowner.
• An unknown individual reportedly called a resident and claimed to be with the Winnetka Police Department. The caller reportedly implied a warrant could be issued for the resident. In a warning to residents, Winnetka police said they are aware of the “scam” and said police officers and village staff would never request money or gift cards from residents.
• A locked electric scooter reportedly was stolen from the Glencoe Metra lot in the 700 block of Old Green Bay Road.
• A car reportedly was stolen overnight from a driveway in the 1900 block of Midland Avenue.
• Cash reportedly was stolen from a car in the 1300 block of Sherwood Road.
• A car reportedly was stolen from McGrath Kia while it was being serviced at another location.
• An unlocked car with the keys inside reportedly was stolen between 8:30-10:15 p.m. from the parking lot at Stormy’s Tavern, 1735 Orchard Lane.
No reports that meet The Record’s standards for publication
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.