Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
The incident happened behind Stormy’s Tavern.
Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
In a separate incident, someone tried to break into a home on Willow Road.
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.
A bottle of prescription drugs was also stolen from a home.
Also about $300 worth of clothing was stolen from a Winnetka store last week.
Sheriff will focus on seat belt violators through Labor Day, Sept. 1.
Four people were injured Wednesday afternoon when a car struck a Willow Road grocery store.
A woman was also arrested for DUI at Essex and Sunset roads.
A 19 year old was also arrested for driving more than 35 MPH over the speed limit.
Several thousand dollars worth of signs have been stolen. Police are asking for the public's help in reporting any suspicious activity.
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.
It was also a rough week for signs in Winnetka, with several getting damaged.
Someone also lost $400 through a fraudulent eBay account.
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.
Two residents also reported attempted scams from a caller claiming to be from the IRS.
Someone also stole four plants from the front of a home.
He was charged in May with cyber stalking and electronic harassment for rants he made after being let go from the job, police said.
Never give out personal information like bank account numbers or passwords over the phone.
After an initial charge of sexual abuse by a Lake Forest women, two more patients said they were also abused.