Local police departments provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
A Palatine woman allegedly sprayed a man with pepper spray at a Northbrook movie theater because she thought he was approaching her boyfriend aggressively, according to police. She inadvertently sprayed other people nearby as well.
A Skokie man reported that someone stole his entire 10-by-8-foot shed from his backyard.
A Glencoe resident reported that a squirrel fell from the kitchen ceiling of her home about noontime. Police helped her set a trap.
Movers in Skokie left the back of their truck open when they went inside to bring out more things. When they returned, they realized a 47-inch plasma TV was missing.
Someone stole a semi truck from the parking lot of a Des Plaines trucking company.
Three cell phones were stolen from three different people at a Northbrook skate park when their owners left them on a bench or ledge while skating.
An unlocked gate was pried open at a Wilmette home. The homeowner said she heard someone banging on her fence, and when she came outside to investigate a man said “Sorry, wrong place,” and left.