A silver GMC Acadia had both its side windows broken by a woman wielding a crowbar at 10:35 p.m., June in the 100 block of South Harvey Avenue.
According to the Oak Park Police Department, a witness saw the woman use the crowbar to strike the vehicle while the vehicle was parked on the street. Along with the driver’s side and passenger’s side windows, the vehicle’s windshield was damaged after the woman reportedly hit it with the crowbar several times. The total estimated damage caused by the woman is unknown at this time.
After the vehicular attack, the woman fled with another woman in a small red sedan that was last seen traveling southbound on Harvey Avenue then westbound on Pleasant Street.
- Someone pulled open the rear hatch door of a Dodge Dakota pickup truck and removed a bucket full of tools between 11:09 a.m. and 11:29 a.m., June 6 in the 7000 block of Roosevelt Road. The estimated loss is $259.
- Someone broke into a residential garage, ransacked the interiors of the two vehicles parked inside and then removed an electric air pump between 10:40 p.m., June 4 and 1:45 p.m., June 5 in the 1200 block of North Ridgeland Avenue. The estimated loss is $140.
- Someone broke into a residential garage through an unlocked side door, ransacked the glove box and center console of an unlocked vehicle parked inside and then took a bicycle from the garage between 6:30 p.m., June 6 and 7:52 a.m., June 7. The estimated loss is $1,200.
- Someone used a brick to break the driver’s side window of a vehicle, then ransacked the vehicle’s interior once inside, between 7 p.m., June 6 and 8:25 a.m., June 7 in the first block of Erie Court. The estimated damage is $100.
- A children’s three-wheeled scooter and a Solé bicycle were taken from a residential garage with an unlocked side service door between 8:30 p.m., June 8 and 7:30 a.m., June 9 in the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue. The estimated loss is $600.
- Cash, a Louis Vuitton wallet, sandals and a bag of surgical masks were taken from an unlocked Toyota Camry parked in the first block of Harrison Street between 10 p.m., June 9 and 6:44 a.m., June 10. The estimated loss is $500.
Motor vehicle theft
- The front license plate and Illinois registration sticker were removed from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of South Euclid Avenue between noon, May 15 and noon, May 30.
- The Park District of Oak Park’s soccer nets were removed from the soccer field at Taylor Park, 400 Division St., between 8 p.m., June 4 and 10 a.m., June 5. The estimated loss is $100.
- Someone removed a FedEx box, containing clothing, from the front porch of a residence in the 1100 block of South Oak Park Avenue between 2 p.m. and 2:59 p.m., June 9. The estimated loss is $138.
- Two packages of cosmetics and clothing were removed from the front porch of a residence in the 1100 block of South Oak Park Avenue around 1:52 p.m., June 9. The estimated loss is $96.
- Two packages of clothing were removed from the front porch of a residence in the 1100 block of South Kenilworth Avenue between 1:08 p.m. and 1:39 p.m., June 9.
- The catalytic converter was cut from a white 2017 Hyundai parked in the 500 block of Madison Street between 7:15 p.m., June 9 and 6:20 a.m., June 10.
- Someone removed the front license plate belonging to a gray 2018 Volkswagen between 1 p.m., June 9 and 1 p.m., June 10 in the 800 block of Scoville Avenue.
- A children’s red scooter was taken from a patio in the 1000 block of South Grove Avenue between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m., June 4. The estimated damage is $100.
Criminal property damage
- The wood frame of a screen door was damaged after someone tried to forcibly pull it open, but entry into the residence was not gained, at about 9:28 p.m., June 12 in the 900 block of Washington Boulevard. The estimated cost of the damage is unknown at this time.
These items, obtained from the Oak Park Police Department, came from reports through June 7 to June 12 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.