Winnetka Police Blotter: Boys Mountain Bikes Stolen, Forged Checks

From cannabis activity to someone stealing checks these are the most interesting police reports from the past week.

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Forged Checks

Five checks were removed from the administrator’s office at 620 Lincoln Ave., between Aug. 1 and Sept 9, according to police. The checks were later forged and cashed. The amount of loss is estimated at $6,642.

Window Damaged

A window of a building in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue was damaged between Aug. 30 and Sept. 4. The repair is estimated to cost $420.

Bike Theft

Two boys mountain bikes and an air pump were stolen from a storage room in the 1000 block of Gage Street between Aug. 8 and Sept. 8. The loss was estimated at $1,130.

Cannabis Activity

Michael P. Polinski, 24, of 1766 Wood Ln., Mt. Prospect, was issued a citation for cannabis activity after police responded to a report of cannabis odor coming from a condo in the 1000 block of Merrill Street. He was issued an Oct. 25 court date. 

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the checks were taken from Winnetka Community House. 


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