Jeep stolen in Oak Park recovered in Chicago

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

A beige 2003 Jeep Liberty that was stolen out of Oak Park on July 23 in the 6700 block of Roosevelt Road was recovered by Chicago police in the 1400 block of South Hamlin in Chicago at 2:30 p.m. on July 25. One person was apprehended. Police reported that at 5:07 p.m. in Oak Park on July 23, the suspect claimed to be the owner of keys that were found at a business in the 6700 block of Roosevelt. The suspect then stole the vehicle, which was valued at $3,752, police said. 

 

Oak Park burglaries

Someone burglarized a residence in the 100 block of South Taylor Avenue between 8:30 a.m. and 9:09 p.m. on July 27. The burglar entered the residence using blunt force to the rear door and took three televisions and an iMac. The estimated loss is $2,500.

A residence was burglarized in the 400 block of Home Avenue between 3 a.m. and 10:45 p.m. on July 28. The burglar gained entry by breaking a window on the rear door and then took three Tag Heuer watches, a Gucci watch, a silver men's bracelet and other pieces of jewelry. The estimated loss is $19,020.

A residence was burglarized in the 500 block of North East Avenue between 11:30 p.m. on July 25 and 7:30 a.m. on July 26. The burglar entered through an unlocked rear door and stole two MacBooks valued at $5,000.

A red 2007 Chevrolet was burglarized – the burglar stole an MP3 player and cash worth $60 – in the 500 block of South Lombard between 4 p.m. on July 25 and 7 a.m. on July 26.

 

Retail theft

Three women in their early 20s with a child about 3 to 4 years old were seen taking three containers of Enfamil baby formula from the Jewel-Osco grocery store, 438 Madison St., at 2:12 p.m. on July 24. They left the store and entered a gray Pontiac with temporary license plates.

 

These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, July 23 to 29, 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

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Email: tim@oakpark.com

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