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.
Vandals give resident a unicycle
A Glenview resident reported that someone punctured three tires on their vehicle while it was parked in their driveway.
Even shoplifters have to do their taxes
A Harvard, IL man was charged with stealing calculators from the Walmart in Crystal Lake.
Locked out to locked up with one simple phone call
A 24-year-old woman called Deerfield Police because she was locked out of her car. Police asked for her driver’s license to assure she should be in the car and a check showed she was wanted in McHenry County for a 2009 retail theft charge, according to the report. She was arrested as a fugitive from justice.
Someone spray painted a Northbrook speed limit sign, making it unreadable, police say.
The day the music was tried
Two 19-year-olds were charged with stealing a drum set from a parked vehicle in Crystal Lake.