Two Bonsai Caudex Desert Rose plants were stolen from ceramic planters on the porch of a residence in the 900 block of South Maple Avenue, sometime between noon on Aug. 28 and 7:21 p.m. on Aug. 29. The estimated loss is $54.
A Berwyn resident was the victim of theft in the 700 block of Fillmore Street, sometime between 6 and 8:03 p.m. on Aug. 27. The offender removed the victim's unattended black iPhone 8, valued at $400.
Someone stole an Oak Park village coin meter from the first block of Lake Street, sometime between noon on Aug. 23 and 2 p.m. on Aug. 28. The loss is unknown.
A man in his 20s stole four bottles of Tito's Vodka from a store in the 7000 block of Roosevelt Road at 1:16 p.m. on Aug. 27. The total loss is $120.
A black 2015 Volkswagen Passat, which was reported stolen on Aug. 27, 2019, was recovered in the 100 block of South Austin Boulevard at 9:53 p.m. on Aug. 27. The vehicle was unlocked and unoccupied with the keys inside.
A residence was burglarized in the 1100 block of South Grove Avenue, sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 26 and 10 a.m. on Aug. 27. The offender gained entry by means of an unlocked back door and took the victim's purse.
A vehicle was burglarized in the 500 block of Washington Boulevard at 8:50 a.m. on Aug. 26. The offender was observed entering the vehicle and ransacking the interior. The estimated loss is the theft of $450 in cash.
An apartment was burglarized in the first block of Washington Boulevard, sometime between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 26. The offender entered through an unlocked kitchen window and stole a Nintendo Switch, three games, a Sony PlayStation 4 and a MacBook Pro laptop. The estimated loss is $3,320.
A 50-year-old Chicago man was arrested in the first block of Garfield Street at 4:20 a.m. on Aug. 27 and charged with criminal trespass to a motor vehicle and damage to property.
These items, obtained from the Oak Park and River Forest police departments, came from reports, Aug. 26-30, 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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