Police issue an alert to residents on Monday after incidents.
A residential break-in on Friday and an auto burglary overnight Sunday have prompted Wilmette police to issue a crime alert. On April 8 between 7:30 p.m. and 12 a.m., jewelry and a safe were taken from a home in the 3100 block of Hill Lane. Authorities found a pry in a first floor window of the residence. A car stereo was reported taken from an unlocked car in the 1300 block of Gregory Avenue between Saturday night and Sunday morning. The item was later recovered at the corner of 15th Street and Maple Avenue.
Over the weekend, a couple of unlocked cars were burglarized, and another resident's copper downspout was stolen.
AUTO BURGLARY An offender took clothing from an unlocked car in the 100 block of Dupee Place on Friday, Jan. 28, between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Offender(s) entered an unlocked garage in the 400 block of West Wilshire Drive between 6 p.m. Thursday and 7:45 a.m. Friday. The suspect(s) took a gym bag with clothing, a purse and checkbook from an unlocked car, but did not try to enter the other, locked car in the garage. THEFT Offender(s) took an eight-foot piece of a copper downspout from a home in the 300 block of Greenleaf Avenue between 5 p.m. Saturday and 3:25 p.m. Sunday. The resident had heard a loud noise at around 11 p.m. Saturday, but did not investigate, according to authorities.