Police reports: Vehicles burglarized on South Blvd.

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Two vehicles were burglarized on South Boulevard, between the evening of July 6 and the afternoon of July 7. One was burglarized in the 400 block between 9 p.m. on July 6 and 3:30 p.m. the next day. The offender stole two suitcases, a parking permit, a work identification card, and a pair of prescription sunglasses. The estimated loss is $300. Another vehicle was burglarized in the 600 block between 6 p.m. on July 6 and noon the next day. The offender entered through an unlocked door and stole a pair of men's Warby Parker sunglasses, $25, three suits and three dress shirts. The estimated loss is $3,522.

 

Reckless discharge of firearm

A firearm was discharged in the 900 block of South Humphrey at 4:15 p.m. on July 3. A Schaumburg resident's 2009 Toyota Camry was struck by a bullet while parked. The estimated loss is $500.

 

Theft

  • A flagpole was stolen from the front porch of a residence in the 800 block of North Lombard Avenue at 8:12 a.m. on July 5. The estimated loss is $46.
  • An Oak Park man was the victim of theft in the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 12:43 a.m. on July 6. The offender, approximately 35 years old, approached the victim and asked for spare change. The victim removed his wallet to give the offender money, when the offender grabbed the wallet, which contained $200, and fled northbound on Harlem from South Boulevard.
  • A Berwyn woman was the victim of theft in the 300 block of Lake Street at 4 p.m. on July 3. The two offenders approached her from behind and grabbed an iPhone from her hand and fled on foot. The estimated loss is $1,000.

 

Burglary

  • A vehicle was burglarized in the 400 block of Home at 2 a.m. on July 5. A man, estimated to be in his 30s, arrived at the building on a white bicycle and entered an unlocked, maroon Ford Fusion, parked in the rear of the building. He then took the victim's wallet, which contained cash, credit cards and identification. The estimated loss is $12.
  • A vehicle was burglarized in the 600 block of South Euclid, sometime between 12:30 and 10 p.m. on July 6. The offender gained entry to the vehicle and took a black wallet with miscellaneous credit and debit cards and a black backpack with miscellaneous sets of keys. The estimated loss is $1,744.77.
  • A vehicle was burglarized in the 200 block of Pleasant Street, sometime between 7 and 10 p.m. on July 6. The offender gained entry through an unlocked door and took a Milwaukee-brand band saw, Mikita drill set, Air Pod case and miscellaneous papers. The estimated loss is $668.
  • An Oak Park resident came upon a man burglarizing their garage in the 200 block of South Lombard at 7:29 p.m. on July 6. The offender gained entry through an unlocked side service door and then used a saw blade to defeat the cable lock to the victim's bicycle. The victim confronted the offender who fled southbound in the alley. The estimated loss is $576.
  • A residence was burglarized in the 1100 block of Clarence, sometime between 11:40 p.m. on July 2 and 7:30 a.m. on July 3. The offender entered through an unlocked rear window and stole miscellaneous credit and debit cards, a Ventra cad, a driver's license and $180. The estimated loss is $200.
  • A residence was burglarized in the 1000 block of Pleasant Street, sometime between 9 p.m. on July 2 and 10 a.m. on July 3. The offender entered the residence by unknown means and took $60 cash and a set of car keys. The estimated loss: $70.
  • A residence was burglarized in the 400 block of Forest, sometime between 2 and 2:15 a.m. on July 2. The offender gained entrance through an unlocked door and stole a Macbook Air and $180 cash. The estimated loss is $1,200.

 

These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, July 2-8, 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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