Theft of motor vehicle
A 2014 Dodge Avenger was stolen from the 500 block of South Austin Boulevard on Sept. 20, between the hours of 6:50 p.m. and 6:54 p.m., according to Oak Park police. The unlocked vehicle had the keys inside. The offender drove off eastbound on Fillmore. The loss was estimated at $20,000.
A gray 2002 Mazda Miata was stolen from the 100 block of Forest Avenue, sometime between 2 p.m. on Sept. 21 and 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 22, according to Oak Park police. The offender used a key found in the center console to steal the vehicle. The loss was estimated at $5,150.
A theft was reported in the 600 block of North Harlem Avenue sometime between 7 p.m. on Sept. 20 and 5:30 a.m. on Sept. 21, according to Oak Park police. Police report that the offender entered the unlocked room of a residence and stole a Galaxy cell phone from a closet. The loss was estimated at $700.
A woman was seen removing curling irons, body wash and other items from the CVS Pharmacy in the 600 block of West Roosevelt Road between 8:50 a.m. and 8:55 a.m. on Sept. 22, according to Oak Park police. The loss was reported as $259.84.
Burglary to motor vehicle
A blue Chevy Impala was burglarized in the 1100 block of Wenonah Avenue sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 and 7:45 a.m. on Sept. 21, according to Oak Park police. The offender stole a Garmin GPS unit and U.S. currency. The loss was estimated at $170.
A 2014 Tesla was burglarized in the 200 block of Lake Street on Sept. 20, between 4 p.m. and 4:40 p.m., according to Oak Park police. The offender entered the vehicle through an open sun roof and stole a pair of suede boots, ice skates, a T-shirt and gym shorts. The loss was estimated at $155.
An Oak Park residence was burglarized in the 6600 block of North Avenue on Sept. 21, sometime between noon and 1:40 p.m., according to Oak Park police. The offender(s) forced open the second-floor rear door and removed a glass window pane to gain entry to the residence. The offender(s) then stole a 40-inch Samsung television, a 32-inch Sharp television and an Apple iPhone 5C. The loss was estimated at $2,100.
Burglary to garage
A garage was burglarized in the 1000 block of North Humphrey Avenue on Sept. 21, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., according to Oak Park police. The offender gained entry to the garage using a pry tool on the side service door and then stole a red lawnmower and a men's maroon and yellow Mongoose bicycle. The loss was estimated at $350.
These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports filed Sept. 20-28 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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