By Devin Rose
Chicago man overdoses on heroin at Starbucks
Employees at Starbucks Coffee in the 7200 block of Lake Street, River Forest, told police on the morning of Sept. 27 that a possible overdose had occurred in the bathroom. A 21-year-old Chicago man was found unresponsive and taken to Rush Oak Park Hospital. He came to the police station that afternoon to recover belongings and was briefly detained for possession of heroin. Police subsequently released him without charge.
Someone removed a blue Se Draft bicycle locked to a set of window bars in the rear of a business in the 100 block of North Marion Street, the night of Sept. 23. Estimated loss is $230.
A silver and red 18-speed Schwinn bicycle was removed for the bike rack in the 1100 block of North Boulevard between the afternoon and evening of Sept. 23. Estimated loss is $200.
An unknown person removed the battery from a grey Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 600 block of South Boulevard between the mornings of Sept. 24 and Sept. 25. Estimated loss is $100.
Someone removed a grey 27-inch mountain bicycle from the rack in the 1100 block of South Boulevard between the afternoon and evening of Sept. 25. Estimated loss is $250.
A spare tire was removed from underneath a vehicle in the 900 block of South Oak Park Avenue, the night of Sept. 18. The mounting bracket was damaged and the wire harness to the tire was cut. Estimated loss is $1,600.
Someone removed a green Mercier bicycle and black wire lock from the 1100 block of North Boulevard between the morning and evening of Sept. 27. Estimated loss is $175.
An unknown person removed a black iPhone from the display area at the AT&T store in the 400 block of North Harlem Avenue between the morning of Sept. 23 and evening of Sept. 25. Estimated loss is $500.
A 2011 silver Nissan Altima was not returned to Hertz vehicles in the 600 block of Madison Street by the scheduled date of July 30.
A cutting instrument was used to defeat two locks on a women's white Cannondale mountain bicycle in the 300 block of Washington Boulevard, the evening of Sept. 26. Estimated loss is $1,492.
Someone removed a jewelry box containing a white gold and diamond necklace, earrings, a pendant and two rings from a residence in the 500 block of Highland Avenue between the evening of Sept. 27 and afternoon of Sept. 28. Police said a cleaning person and various visitors were at the home during that time.
A locked grey and blue men's Trek bicycle was removed from the bike rack in the 200 block of North Scoville Avenue between the morning of Sept. 27 and afternoon of Sept. 28. Estimated loss is $250.
Two unknown women removed a brown leather wallet and $1,500 in cash from a victim's jacket in the 1000 block of Madison Street, the morning of Sept. 24. Estimated loss is $1,520.
Overnight Sept. 27, an unknown person removed a silver 2001 Chrysler Town and Country minivan from its parking place in the 200 block of South Boulevard. Estimated loss is $3,000. The same night, a silver 2001 Chevy Cavalier was removed from the 1100 block of Washington Boulevard. Estimated loss is $1,500.
A light blue 1998 Dodge Caravan in the first block of South Boulevard was removed overnight Sept. 24. Estimated loss is $2,000.
A purple bag containing a Sprint cellphone, an Apple iPod Touch, a cellphone charger, an electronic card swipe and a United Airlines uniform and rain gear were removed from an unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of North Austin Boulevard overnight Sept. 23. Estimated loss is $970.
Someone damaged a window to gain entry to a garage in the 700 block of Thomas Street between the morning and evening of Sept. 25. The offender got into the residence, ransacked it and removed a stationery set, three watches, a wallet and a pocket knife. Estimated loss is $1,050.
An unknown person entered a 2006 Jeep Liberty through an unlocked door while it was parked in the rear of the 900 block of South Lombard Avenue, overnight Sept. 26, and removed a grey hydraulic jack, a Craftsman wrench set, a 6-inch bearing puller, a Motorola two-way radio and $30 in coins. Estimated loss is $640.
A red 12-speed Schwinn bicycle and a 10-speed mountain bicycle were removed from a garage in the 800 block of South Maple Avenue, overnight Sept. 27. Estimated loss is $1,100.
Someone used a pry-type tool to enter a residence in the 800 block of Home Avenue between the morning and afternoon of Sept. 28 and remove three televisions, three computers, a digital camera, miscellaneous jewelry and clothing. Estimated loss is $8,900.
An unknown person entered a vehicle in the 300 block of South East Avenue, overnight Sept. 27, via a convertible top, ransacked the glove box and removed $10 in cash and miscellaneous items from the trunk. Estimated loss is $540.
A laptop, iPod shuffle, Kindle and headphones were removed from a residence in the 900 block of Lake Street between the morning of Sept. 28 and afternoon of Sept. 29. Estimated loss is $1,520.
A resident of the 1200 block of William Street, River Forest, discovered that someone took several watches valued at $650, the afternoon of Sept. 25.
An unknown man entered an apartment in the 1000 block of South Austin Boulevard, the afternoon of Sept. 25, by breaking the glass window on the back door and unlocking the latch. Once inside, the man was confronted by the victim and fled. The victim watched the man walk east from the location. Estimated damage is $25.
Criminal damage to property
The hood and front grill of a 1999 Acura were damaged while it was parked in the rear of the 400 block of South Austin Boulevard, overnight Sept. 26, by someone possibly jumping on the vehicle. Estimated loss is $1,100.
Someone broke the front glass panel of Cash America in the 6300 block of West North Avenue, the early morning of Sept. 29, by possible use of a rock. Estimated damage is $3,000.
Driving under the influence
A 28-year-old River Forest woman was arrested, the night of Sept. 28, for driving under the influence of alcohol after the car she was driving hit a light pole in the 100 block of North Marion Street. Police said they detected the odor of alcohol and the woman was taken into custody. Her blood alcohol level was 0.246, more than three times the legal limit of .08.
These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports filed Sept. 25-Oct. 1 and represent a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Anyone named in these reports has only been charged with a crime and cases have not yet been adjudicated.
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