Glencoe Blotter: A Bicycle Built for Thieves

From a tandem bike thief to a graffiti artist in Glencoe, these are the most interesting police reports this week.

Tandem Bike Thief

Monday, Sept. 3
A resident living on the 300 block of Adams Avenue called police Monday after his tandem bike was stolen. According to the report, a thief stole the bicycle built for two from the home even though it was securely locked to an outdoor fence. The bike is valued at $400.

Stolen Peace of Mind

Monday, Sept. 3
Glencoe police were called to the 400 block of Woodlawn Avenue Monday when a homeowner discovered a thief entered his car and took more than valuable items. According to the report, the unknown theif stole two garage door openers, sunglasses and a spare set of keys from his unlocked car. The items are valued at $240, but the peace of mind lost from missing keys and garage openers is priceless.

Are these police reports to tame for you? Winnetka police had one crazy week. Read it here: .

At Least Paint Something Pretty

Monday, Sept. 3
A report with the Glencoe Police Department was taken after an unknown vandal(s) spray painted graffiti at the village’s skateboarding park near the Takiff Center. The report says the defacement was of general symbols and scribbles, and it could have happened anytime between Aug. 26 and Sept. 3. There’s an estimated $500 worth of damage. 


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