Friday Blotter: Hanging Purse, Stolen Plates

The following arrest information was supplied by the Skokie Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. At Skokie Patch, we update our blotter daily.

Hanging purse

A woman reported her wallet stolen after dinning at Corner Bakery, 5369 Touhy Ave., on Nov. 19. The woman’s purse was hanging on the back of her chair. Later that day, the victim realized that her credit cards were used at Nordstrom in Old Orchard Mall.

Stolen plates

A man reported his car plates stolen on Nov. 19. His car was parked in the 8300 block of Lockwood Avenue.

Locker theft

A jacket, $50 in cash, wallet and several credit cards were reported stolen from a gym locker at LA Fitness, 3220 Touhy Ave., on Nov. 14.

Stolen car seats

Two car seats with a combined value of $330 were stolen from an apartment complex in the 8000 block of Kenton Avenue on Nov. 21.

Vehicle vandalism

A car parked in the 4800 block of Hull Street was vandalized on Nov. 20. According o the report, the front passenger side window was shattered. No items were reported missing, though.

Laptop stolen in home burglary

A laptop was reported stolen from a home in the 8100 block of Lincoln Avenue on Nov. 20.

Susan December 01, 2012 at 10:26 PM
Heard there was a large bust of individuals who steal landscape equipment. Have any news you can share?
Susan December 01, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Heard there was a large bust of individuals who steal landscape equipment. Have any news you can share? Heard Chicago Alderman Maldonado family involved. Involes landscape companies owned by the family who stole and sold landscaping stolen landscape equipment.
George Slefo December 02, 2012 at 03:39 AM
@ Susan - Thank you for the tip. I will be sure to look into this. To be honest, I noticed that there were a lot of stolen landscaping equipment in the last three months. I'll update here with a link if anything pans out. Thanks again. Best, George


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