Jul 29, 2014
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Bad Dog Behavior Leads to Even Worse Human Behavior

A round up of unusual crimes in our Patch region.

Bad Dog Behavior Leads to Even Worse Human Behavior

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 Skokie woman reported that someone stole the flower wreath from the front of her home. The wreath was valued at around $20.

A Winnetka resident discovered that someone stole a paper bag filled with donated athletic shoes.

A Skokie woman received a call from the gas company informing her that she owed $2,226. The woman told police that the address listed on the account wasn’t hers.

Police said a Des Plaines man spit on a woman’s chest twice and screamed profanity at her because her dog urinated on a bush on the man’s property.

Someone spray painted five boulders black at the beach in Winnetka.

Niles police stopped a man for driving recklessly. Police asked him for his driver's license and insurance, and he handed over a credit card, according to the report. He was charged with DUI.

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