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Fur Slashed, Food Stolen and Money Swindled

A look at weird crimes in the northern Chicago suburbs.

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.

When Freddy Krueger and Wolverine go shopping

Someone slashed a fur coat and several other clothing items, and sensors were ripped off other clothes at a Northbrook store.

Hopefully he lifted with his knees

Someone threw a shopping cart through a window at a Palatine chiropractic office.

Take out taken ... out

A man stole food from the counter of an Evanston restaurant  

A real family member would have asked five times

A Glenview resident reported sending two $950 money orders to Mexico City after receiving a call from a woman who identified herself as a family member in trouble with the police and needed the money.

A woman stole a portable room heater and furniture when she moved out of an Evanston apartment.

APB for active thief with twins

Someone stole a 10-speed men’s bicycle and a double stroller from an Evanston garage that was left open.

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