Employees at the Wilmette Recreation Center — at 3000 Glenview Rd. — contacted police after 2 locks appeared to had been tampered with and one needed to be cut off of the locker, police reports state. There were no reports of theft at the time of the report. The possible offender was observed on video surveillance.
The store manager of Jewel Foods at 1517 Sheridan Rd. reported that on May 2, an unknown offender — possibly scrappers — took a juice cooler from the dock near the dumpster, police reports state. The cooler was to be sent in for repair and was mistakenly put on the dock. There is a video of the subjects taking the cooler.
An elderly resident on the 1100 block of Wilmette Ave. reported that a silk pouch containing jewelry is missing from a trip that she took to Florida, Wilmette Police reports state.
A resident on the 100 block of Lockerbie Ln. reported that on May 6 unknown subjects called him stating that they were from Publishers Clearing House and that he had won $1,000,000. They advised him to send $1,000 to them so that they could release his check. He said that he knows its a scam but wanted the police to be aware, reports state.
An employee at the Shell Station at 399 Ridge Rd. reported that a subject had hit a gas pump around 2 p.m. and was advised at 6:30 p.m. by his manager to report the damage, police reports state.
Residents on 4000 block of Fairway Dr. reported that an unknown offender(s) entered their home while they were out, police reports state. They left the residence together at 11 a.m. and returned at 12:45 p.m. to find jewelry boxes on the floor andt he back sliding glass door unlocked. The resident feels he left the sliding glass door unlocked. Indian jewelry, watches and a camera are missing.
Information for Police
A resident on the 1700 block of Walnut Ave. reported that an unkown offender(s) made charges on his credit card while he was in London on April 19. The charges occurred in Indiana. He previously used his credit card at Jewel and Treasure Island.
Burglary to Auto
A resident on the 1000 block of Greenleaf Ave. reported that an unknown offender entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the vehicle, police reports state. Nothing was found missing.
Burglary to Auto
Officers checking the area of other burglaries to autos found a backpack in the st. with property registering to the 1000 block of Chestnut Ave., police reports state. The resident stated that the backpack was left in the unlocked vehicle. Nothing was found missing from the vehicle or the backpack and the owner wished for no other police involvement.