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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Glenview Man Charged in Northfield Knife Attack

Glenview Man Charged in Northfield Knife Attack

The incident happened behind Stormy’s Tavern.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Lexus Stolen from Elm St. Driveway

Lexus Stolen from Elm St. Driveway

In a separate incident, someone tried to break into a home on Willow Road.
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.
Driving Complaint Leads to DUI on Green Bay

Driving Complaint Leads to DUI on Green Bay

A bottle of prescription drugs was also stolen from a home.
Dell Laptop and Giant Bicycle Stolen

Dell Laptop and Giant Bicycle Stolen

Also about $300 worth of clothing was stolen from a Winnetka store last week.
Special Seat Belt Patrols Started Friday

Special Seat Belt Patrols Started Friday

Sheriff will focus on seat belt violators through Labor Day, Sept. 1.
Car Crashes Into Northfield Mariano's

Car Crashes Into Northfield Mariano's

Four people were injured Wednesday afternoon when a car struck a Willow Road grocery store.
$5K in Jewelry Stolen from Willow Road Home

$5K in Jewelry Stolen from Willow Road Home

A woman was also arrested for DUI at Essex and Sunset roads.
15 Year Old Arrested for Driving without License

15 Year Old Arrested for Driving without License

A 19 year old was also arrested for driving more than 35 MPH over the speed limit.
Thieves Targeting Winnetka Street Signs

Thieves Targeting Winnetka Street Signs

Several thousand dollars worth of signs have been stolen. Police are asking for the public's help in reporting any suspicious activity.
SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

Tiny jail towels, iPad thief smiles, cigarette ripoff and a hard-to-swallow milk shake in the latest annals of Patch Chicago crime-n-shame.
Juveniles Caught Defacing Garage Wall

Juveniles Caught Defacing Garage Wall

It was also a rough week for signs in Winnetka, with several getting damaged.
Treasury Bonds Stolen from Tower Rd. Home

Treasury Bonds Stolen from Tower Rd. Home

Someone also lost $400 through a fraudulent eBay account.
Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

A woman locks up her dog in filth, a suspicious texter and a man with red fingernails this week in the annals of PatchChicago crime-n-shame.
Audi Stolen from Winnetka Driveway

Audi Stolen from Winnetka Driveway

Two residents also reported attempted scams from a caller claiming to be from the IRS.
$700 Kayak Paddle Stolen

$700 Kayak Paddle Stolen

Someone also stole four plants from the front of a home.
Former HPHS Sub Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Former HPHS Sub Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

He was charged in May with cyber stalking and electronic harassment for rants he made after being let go from the job, police said.
Winnetka Warns of IRS Phone Scams

Winnetka Warns of IRS Phone Scams

Never give out personal information like bank account numbers or passwords over the phone.
More Patients Say Highland Park Chiropractor Abused Them

More Patients Say Highland Park Chiropractor Abused Them

After an initial charge of sexual abuse by a Lake Forest women, two more patients said they were also abused.