Fur Slashed, Food Stolen and Money Swindled
A look at weird crimes in the northern Chicago suburbs.
Local police departments provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
Someone slashed a fur coat and several other clothing items, and sensors were ripped off other clothes at a Northbrook store.
Someone threw a shopping cart through a window at a Palatine chiropractic office.
A man stole food from the counter of an Evanston restaurant
A Glenview resident reported sending two $950 money orders to Mexico City after receiving a call from a woman who identified herself as a family member in trouble with the police and needed the money.
A woman stole a portable room heater and furniture when she moved out of an Evanston apartment.
Someone stole a 10-speed men’s bicycle and a double stroller from an Evanston garage that was left open.