Car stolen in Oak Park found in Chicago, three arrested

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

A dark gray 2017 Subaru Forester was burglarized and a gold 2003 Nissan Pathfinder was stolen in the 200 block of Chicago Avenue sometime between 10 p.m. on May 31 and 7:30 a.m. on June 1. 

Someone gained entry to the Subaru and discovered the key to the Pathfinder, which was subsequently stolen. 

The Pathfinder was recovered by Chicago police at 10:56 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Bloomingdale in Chicago. Three apprehensions were made by Chicago police, according to Oak Park police.

 

Theft

Someone stole a 4-foot-tall plant and 100-pound olive green planter from a residence in the 400 block of South Humphrey Avenue sometime between 8:15 on June 1 and 8 a.m. on June 2. The estimated loss is $100.

Someone attempted to steal a black 1997 Pontiac Transport van in the 400 block of South Humphrey sometime between 12:30 p.m. on June 1 and 7:30 a.m. on June 3. The offender gained entry to the vehicle, pried off the ignition cover and caused damage to the radio. The estimated loss due to damage is $500.

A spare tire was stolen from the back of a silver 2004 Honda CRV in the 200 block of South Oak Park Avenue sometime between 5 p.m. on June 1 and 12:48 a.m. on June 2. The estimated loss is $150.

The front license plate was stolen from a silver 2003 Volkswagen Golf, sometime between 8:30 p.m. on May 31 and 7:30 a.m. on June 1.

A River Forest resident was the victim of theft in the 1100 block of Lake Street sometime between 9:31 and 10:30 a.m. on June 3. The offender stole an iPhone, key fob and wallet containing cash and credit cards. The estimated loss is $788.

A UPS package containing a black recliner chair was stolen from the 6000 block of Roosevelt Road sometime between 10:28 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. on May 30. The estimated loss is $169.

 

Burglary

A residence was burglarized in the 400 block of South Kenilworth Avenue sometime between 2 and 2:30 p.m. on May 30. 

Someone forced open the rear basement door and stole $70 from a wallet, a Ventra card, a pink figure skating bag containing a pair of boy's black figure skates. 

The victim observed a man, 5-foot-8, exiting the backyard. He was described as having a medium build and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and carried a dark-colored sack. The estimated loss is $550.

A black Toyota Corolla was burglarized in the 800 block of North Austin Boulevard sometime between 4 p.m. on May 28 and 7:03 a.m. on May 29. The burglar gained entry through unknown means and stole a pair of gold Michael Kors sunglasses and a white Coach wallet containing cash and credit cards. The estimated loss is $400.

A garage was burglarized in the 600 block of North Marion Street sometime between 9 p.m. on June 1 and 7:57 a.m. on June 2. The offender entered the unlocked garage and stole a black men's Electra bicycle. The estimated loss is $400.

A garage was burglarized in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Way sometime between 6 a.m. on June 1 and 2:33 p.m. on June 2. The offender entered the garage and stole a black women's Trek bicycle. The estimated loss is $650.

A garage was burglarized in the 1100 block of Miller Street sometime between 8 p.m. on June 1 and 1:46 p.m. on June 2. The garage was ransacked but no loss was reported.

 

These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, May 28 and June 3, 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. We report the race of a suspect only when a serious crime has been committed, the suspect is still at large, and police have provided us with a detailed physical description of the suspect as they seek the public's help in making an arrest.

 

Compiled by Timothy Inklebarger

Contact:
Email: tim@oakpark.com

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