Crime Briefs


A resident of the 2300 block of Illinois Road returned home at about 9:30 p.m. Jan. 21 to find the door leading from his garage to his house open. The doorknob and door were significantly damaged, but nothing appeared missing from the house.


An iPhone 5 left on a staircase in Glenbrook North High School was reported stolen Jan. 23. Loss: about $500.

A woman who left her cell phone on a bench Jan. 24 as she tried on shoes in a Skokie Boulevard store reported it stolen. Loss: about $400.

A resident of the 1400 block of Techny Road reported Jan. 23 that her bank had refused an attempt to transfer funds from her IRA account to an unfamiliar account in Miami.